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Notes and sayings connected to decision-making, c1868

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW150/2

Scope and Contents

Notes and sayings connected to decision-making possibly collected from a Mrs MacDonald [identity and location unspecified] or inspired by a conversation with her recorded as, 'Mrs MacDon[ald] said the caus[es] were mom[ents] of folly. I doubt if were not re[a]s[on] as g[rea]t mo[ments] of folly every day.' He refers to the remark made by Captain Thomas about [the lazine[ss] of people to invest[ing] in his work of the Outer Hebri[de]s'. The quotes which follow relate to the farmer's understanding of grass and the mariner's understanding of the stars and God's love for 'Both things great & small'. The bottom of the folio has been damaged resulting in a loss of text.

Dates

  • c1868

Language of Materials

Gaelic English

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.

Extent

From the Series: 64 folios ; 17 x 20.3 cm

Physical Location

5.07

Physical Location

folio 1v, line 1 to folio 1v, line 23

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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