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

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.


  • Creation: 20 August 1887

Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 1 notebook ; 17.5 x 10.8 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

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

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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