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Proverb beginning 'Bogh dh iur Eas' and accompanying note, 6 July 1892

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW126f/4

Scope and Contents

Proverb probably collected from Duncan MacNiven, retired schoolmaster, Airds, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire beginning 'Bogh[a] dh iur Eas[ragain], Sioda na Gaillbhi[nn]' and a note which reads 'He thinks Baile na Gailbhi - that the string came from here.' [Baile nan Gaillean is thought to be Dùn Chailleann/Dunkeld, Siorramachd Pheairt/Perthshire]. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.

Dates

  • 6 July 1892

Language of Materials

Gaelic English

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.

Extent

From the Series: 35 folios ; 20.2 x 14.5 cm

Physical Location

5.07

Physical Location

folio 188v, line 9 to folio 188v, line 15

Bibliography

Carmichael, Alexander, Carmina Gadelica, vol. II (Edinburgh, 1900), p. 359

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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