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Poem quotations likened to Miss Beatson, 1867

Identifier: Coll-97/CW114/77

Scope and Contents

Poem quotations likened to a Miss Beatson [possibly Margaret or Elizabeth Beatson, the daughters of the minister of Barraigh/Isle of Barra] 'Miss Beatson is like Word[sworth]'s A rosebud by a mossy stone, Half hidden from the eye...Or - A mossy rosebud down you know, Just op'ning fresh & bonnie...But more beautiful than Oss[ian] Bha sgeimh mar sholaist ga h-eud eud (sic), Bha ceuma mar cheol nan dan.'


  • Creation: 1867

Language of Materials

Gaelic English

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 88 folios ; 16.6 x 19.8 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 87v, line 1 to folio 87v, line 17


MacFarlan, Robert, The Poems of Ossian in the Original Gaelic vol. II (Highland Society of London, London, 1807), p. 108
Tannahill, Robert, 'The lass o' Arranteenie' Poems and Songs Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect (London, 1815), pp. 141-142
Wordsworth, William, 'She Dwelt Among The Untrodden Ways', The Complete Poetical Works (London, 1888), p. 10.

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