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Three riddles involving sea-life, vessels and rocks, February 1895

Identifier: Coll-97/CW1/90

Scope and Contents

Three riddles written down by John Ewen MacRury, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula involving sea-life, vessels and rocks which read 'Se sin a chuir am breallach-breac a thaigh a chonachair, 'S a chuir an conachair a thaigh a gheara-bhric. An t-ioasad.'; Cha robh fuaim mor o shothach lan riamh, Ged 's beag do [chron] smor t tiomlag.' and 'Chaidh triuir gu carraig thill an triuir, 's cha do chairrich a charraig.'


  • Creation: February 1895

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This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 114 folios ; 14 x 20 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 101v, line 8 to folio 102r, line 3

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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