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Proverb about snakes, June 1887

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/24

Scope and Contents

Proverb about snakes which reads 'La Fheil Bri [Fheill Brìde] thig nibhir as an toll, Cha bhoin mi fhein do nibhir' [On St Bride's day the snake will come out of the hole, I won't touch her and she won't touch me]. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.

Dates

  • June 1887

Language of Materials

Gaelic

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.

Extent

From the Series: 53 folios ; 17.2 x 10.5 cm

Physical Location

5.07

Physical Location

folio 7v, line 16 to folio 7v, line 18

Related Materials

Coll-97/CW89/1 - also refers to St Bride's Day.

Bibliography

Nicolson, Alexander, A Collection of Gaelic Proverbs and Familiar Phrases based on MacIntosh's Collection 2nd, edition, (Edinburgh, 1882), p. 296.

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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