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Proverb which reads 'Cha dhubh grian 's cha gheallaich uisg air', c1892

Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/107

Scope and Contents

Proverb which reads 'Cha dhubh grian 's cha gheallaich uisg air' [Sun won't blacken nor water bleach it]. The text is followed by an arithmetic calculation which has been scored out.


  • Creation: c1892

Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 39 folios ; 13 x 19.7 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 19v, line 3 to folio 19v, line 7


Nicolson, Alexander (ed.), A Collection of Gaelic Proverbs And Familiar Phrases Based on MacIntosh's Collection (Edinburgh, 1882), p. 96

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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