Subject Source: SssScope Note: Created For = CW
Found in 132 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Quotation from a Highlander after he killed a red-coat soldier, which reads ' 'S e Dia duileach a rinn e, fear na h-aibeide big a mharbhadh agus fear a chota ghlais gun aon dad air.'
Scope and Contents Quotation collected from Hector MacIosaig [Hector MacIsaac], Kean Langabhat, Iochdar [Ceann Langabhat, Ìochdar, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] which reads 'Uagan Mhic Màrr Thoir fios gu Brodain mhor na h-airi gu bheil Mac Mharr a so a noc[hd]'.
Dates: 5 April 1872
Scope and Contents Quote about snow which reads 'Sneachd og air a bheinn', which was said by an old woman at Gearrloch [Geàrrloch/Gairloch, Ros is Cromba/Ross and Cromarty] and accompanying proverb beginning 'A smudan fein an ceann gach lodan'.
Scope and Contents Quote about the 'Anglicized Scot' which reads 'If there is anything proved up to the hilt it is that an Anglicized Scot is a greater enemy to his native land and to his native people than an English man.'
Scope and Contents Quote which reads 'I turned my dipper hook aside, And spared the symbol dear', being a misquotation from Robert Burn's 'To The Guidwife Of Wauchop House'.
Dates: November 1873
Scope and Contents Quote, probably collected from Christina Campbell née Macintyre, Lios Mòr/Lismore Earra, Ghàidheal/Argyllshire, from a Lismore woman described as magnificent looking, who lived in Kingussie [Ceann a' Ghiuthsaich, Siorramachd Inbhir Nis/Inverness-shire] from a quarrel she had with another woman. The quote reads 'Gu de is urrainn daibh a gh rath rium ach gun toil liom na fir – mu’s toil is toil leis na fir mi!'
Dates: August 1883
Scope and Contents Quote from Mor Nic Cuinn [Marion MacQueen, Tarasaigh/Taransay] which reads, 'Comhaltas gu ceud s caird gu fichead says old Mor when prais[in]g Na daltachan.'
Dates: 8 July 1870
Scope and Contents Quote from the seer Guala Chrosda about 'Cill Chaoireall' [St Cyril's] which reads 'Cill bhoidheach Cill Chaoireall, Is coma colan gun cheann, Theid a Chill Chaoireall'. [Cill Choirill/Glenbogle Church, Siorramachd Inbhir Nis/Inverness-shire]. A note reads to 'See Dun[can] Clerk'. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Scope and Contents Quote which reads, 'Moran taing a chirostai chneasda' which was said by old Seonaid NicColla [Janet MacColl], Glasdruim [Glasdrum, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] when helped up a bank.
Dates: 29 August 1883