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Sayings

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Subject Source: Sss
Scope Note: Created For = CW

Found in 132 Collections and/or Records:

Quotation from a Highlander after he killed a red-coat soldier, c1870

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW7/52
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.'

Quotation from 'Cunningham's Diary', 1894

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/162
Scope and Contents Quotation from 'Cunningham's Diary' which reads 'Cannel - 20 August 1675 for an ounce of Cannel to my wife £00,,13,,0.'

Quotation on 'Uagan Mhic Màrr, 5 April 1872

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW90/50
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]'.

Quote about snow and accompanying proverb beginning 'A smudan fein an ceann gach lodan', 1904

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW178/49
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'.

Quote about the 'Anglicized Scot', c1893

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW126g/20
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.'

Quote beginning 'I turned my dipper hook aside', November 1873

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW111/2
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'.

Quote from a Lismore woman living in Kingussie, August 1883

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/49
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!'

Quote from Mor Nic Cuinn about comhaltas [fosterage], 8 July 1870

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/27
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.'

Quote from the seer Guala Chrosda about 'Cill Chaoireall', 1892

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW126f/29
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.

Quote which reads, 'Moran taing a chirostai chneasda', 29 August 1883

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/90
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.