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Poem beginning 'Is fearr am falt du nam falt donn' and accompanying note, 20 August 1887

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/329

Scope and Contents

Poem beginning 'Is fearr am falt du nam falt donn' collected from Dr Don[ald] [M.] Morrison and accompanying note, which states that the 'carr' referred to in the last part of the poem, 'Chan eil air an fholt rua ach gur fhearr e bhi shuas na charr', is the 'dry broken condition of the heads of children' rather than the 'slime like soap and saltwater' on the child's head when it is born.

Dates

  • 20 August 1887

Language of Materials

Gaelic,English

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.

Extent

From the Series: 1 notebook ; 17.5 x 10.8 cm

Physical Location

5.07

Physical Location

folio 96v, line 13 to folio 97r, line 6

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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