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Fragment of a poem beginning 'Chunna mise sin s cha b ionagh' and accompanying note, June 1887

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/175

Scope and Contents

Fragment of a poem beginning 'Chunna mise sin s cha b ionagh, Na muca marra mor mora a seinn'' and accompanying note that it was composed by a guilty man about to be hanged [and who had to compose twelve false verses to escape the noose].

Dates

  • June 1887

Language of Materials

Gaelic English

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 36r, line 10 to folio 36r, line 16

Bibliography

MacPherson, Donald, An Duanaire: A New Collection of Gaelic Songs and Poems (Edinburgh: MacLachlan & Stewart, 1868), pp. 46-48

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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