Lá Phádraig sona daoibh! Is (an) nathair é a nAthair. (Their father is a cunning person) Is é an nathair é = “he is a snake” = a cunning treacherous person. Here, of course, the phrase can mean two things: either the pagans’ root are evil, or all the protagonist have one and the same cunning “father”, who is both Good and Evil.
#1 Amazon Bestselling and Multi Award-Winning Author A Bride Abandoned Lady Jaime Macpherson learned the meaning of betrayal on the Isle of Skye when her beloved Malcolm MacLeod wed another woman to save his inheritance. Her dreams of happiness crushed, she sought refuge in the elegant palace of the Duke of Norfolk. There, desire and intrigue mixed with the haunting music of the lute…and the duke’s treacherous son sought to make Jaime his.
In modern culture, yellow roses apparently represent joy, gladness, freedom and contentment. However, in Islamic folklore the meaning is really quite different. It is believed that the yellow rose is a symbol of deceit, treachery, and adultery. Obviously these are quite different interpretations of the same thing, which show the transitional nature of color symbolism and representation theory.