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Note about dogs dying and accompanying story about a faithful dog, October 1892

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW126f/46

Scope and Contents

Note about dogs dying and accompanying story about a faithful dog collected from Duncan Macniven 'Don[nachadh] Pharuig', aged 88, Airds, Earra GhĂ idheal/Argyllshire. Duncan tells how dogs go away from home to die and that shepherds know this to be the case. He also tells how a man in Glencoe [Gleann Comhann] went to work in England and every day at the same time his dog went out to wait for him and wept until it eventually died.

Dates

  • October 1892

Language of Materials

English Gaelic

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 199v, line 6 to folio 199v, line 15

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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