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Story about eating rye and accompanying verse, 1901

Identifier: Coll-97/CW110/87

Scope and Contents

Story about a man telling a boy eating rye in a verse beginning 'Nach tu an biastach, Gu ith nar diasan' that it would take out his teeth in a year. The man went with the boy to Orkney but never returned. Text has been scored through.


  • Creation: 1901

Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 122 folios ; 16.5 cm x 21 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 22r, line 1 to folio 22r, line 13

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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