Excerpt from Page 63 of Reflections on the Society, Culture and Mythology of the Aboriginal Hibernians

…Among the most despised of the denizens of the Hibernian wastes is the merchant trader, individuals about whom my loyal guide would vituperate for hours on end. Generally regarded as the most corrupt, venal and exploitative of personages, the merchant traders of Hibernia travel from settlement to settlement, selling their goods and chattels at the most exorbitant of prices. They also have a hand in regulating the trade between the Hibernian tribes and those of their neighbours in Albion, Cambria and Caledonia, reaping rich dividends for their role as middlemen. On enquiring into why such individuals were tolerated by the general populace my guide informed me that the traders are viewed as a necessary evil; for one, they are one of the few sources of information as to events transpiring in other settlements. In addition, the wealth they accumulate lends them a certain invulnerability. Indeed, even the chieftains rarely interfere with their activities, a notable exception to their general policy. I myself had some dealings with these salesmen, and found them altogether disreputable. Much of the information with which I was provided by these peddlers was unreliable in the extreme…

 

Excerpt from Page 63 of Reflections on the Society, Culture and Mythology of the Aboriginal Hibernians by Lady Florence Kingsley-Bird, 12th Baroness Pfeiffer.

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