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Snakes

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

List of sayings under the heading 'Serpents', 1895

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW1/80
Scope and Contents List of sayings under the heading 'Serpents' written down by John Ewen MacRury, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula containing six sayings related to snakes. The text has been scored through in pencil as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: 1895

Vocabulary note entitled 'Clach Nathrach' and accompanying stories, 1895

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW1/81
Scope and Contents Vocabulary note written down by John Ewen MacRury, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula entitled 'Clach Nathrach' describing it as an 'accumulation of liquid matter form the mouth of the serpent' and where and how it is formed. He recalls having seeing a clach nathrach when at school in Uig, Lewis which was found by 'the herd boy of Croulista...on the south side of Suanaval hill' [Suaineabhal, Eilean Le├▓dhais/Isle of Lewis]. MacRury notes the clach nathrach as being valued for its healing properties and...
Dates: 1895