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

Found in 121 Collections and/or Records:

Song entitled 'Suaran agus Goll' and accompanying notes, c1862

Identifier: Coll-97/CW112/64
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Suaran agus Goll' collected from Conneach Moirestan [Kenneth Morrison] Trithean, near Carbost, Eilean Sgitheanach [Trien, An t-Eilean Sgtheanach/Isle of Skye] on 12 December 1861. The song begins 'Thig an dis an ainnie gaol, Ach air Goll bha 'gorm shuil chaoin'. The song contains three verses of four lines each. The background to the song is given telling how Suaran and Goll loved the same woman and had a go-between telling each man what the other was saying. The accompanying...
Dates: c1862

Song entitled 'Suiridh Nighean Righ Eirinn', nd

Identifier: Coll-97/CW152/21
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Song entitled 'Suiridh Nighean Righ Eirinn' beginning 'Is cailin thus is buachaill mise, Chailin oig nach stiuir thu mi'. The song is composed of eighty-seven lines, arranged into a five line chorus and eighty two lines of verse, which have been annotated by Carmichael in ink.

Dates: nd

Song entitled 'Taladh Cuain' and accompanying note, nd

Identifier: Coll-97/CW152/3
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Song entitled 'Taladh Cuain' beginning 'An Caolas Od Odrain, Far an caidreadh na roin'. The song is composed of forty lines. The accompanying note reads 'Taken down from the spiritis of a youth and maiden who had been drowned together embracing one another an greim bais in a death embrace as they sank beneath the sea.'

Dates: nd

Song entitled 'Thug Mi Gaol Duit' and accompanying note, nd

Identifier: Coll-97/CW152/14
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Thug Mi Gaol Duit' beginning 'Hù rù rithillin, Ru-a-ro hi rithill in' the first verse beginning 'Thug mi gaol duit, Thug mi gradh duit'. The song is composed of forty lines arranged as fourteen verses made up of couplets and two forms of chorus a long version and a short version. The accompanying note explains how the song is sung with the different choruses. There are annotations to the text mostly indicating alternative words or phrases, separated from the first text by an...
Dates: nd

Song entitled 'Tiomanadh Ghoill mhic Mhoirne', 22 October 1864

Identifier: Coll-97/CW112/56
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Tiomanadh Ghoill mhic Mhoirne' [Goll mac Morne's Promise] collected from Fearchar Mac Rath [Farquhar MacRae], Doirni, Ceanntaill Loch-ais [An Dòrnaidh/Dornie, Cinn Tàile/Kintail, Lochaillse/Lochalsh, Ros is Cromba/Ross and Cromarty] on 10 July 1862. Carmichael has written in 'Fearchar(?)' in pencil in the gap he'd left before writing 'Mac Rath' indicating uncertainty as to the informant's first name. The song begins 'Iarraigeam dlu ri m' bhean, Iarraigeam ri m' cheann' and is...
Dates: 22 October 1864

Song under the heading 'Old Song, Never printed', 1894

Identifier: Coll-97/CW1/52
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Song written down by John Ewen MacRury, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula under the heading 'Old Song, Never printed' beginning 'Ho Mo leannan, He mo leannan'. The text has been scored through in pencil.

Dates: 1894

Stimulus Amoris beati Bernardi by Eckbert of Schönau

Identifier: MS 113/ff. 239r-245r
Scope and Contents This section contains 'Stimulus Amoris beati Bernardi', 'The Pricking of Love by Blessed Bernard'. This text has falsely been attributed to Bernard of Clairvaux and Anselm of Canterbury, but is in reality a treaty on Christ's Passion written by Eckbert of Schönau (d 1184). It starts with the words 'Jhesum Nazarenum a judeis innocenter condempnatum', and ends with 'honor et imperium in sec. sec. Amen....
Dates: c 1444-1445

Stimulus Amoris by Pseudo-Bonaventure [fragment] , 15th century

Identifier: MS 110/ff. 240r-242v
Contents This section seems to contain a fragment of the Stimulus Amoris (The Sting of Love). This text was originally believed to have been written by Saint Bonaventura, but was probably written by James of Milan in the 13th century.It starts on f. 240r with the words Ave Maria gratia plena. Tibi domine deus noster. It ends on f. 242v with dum alloquitur dominam...
Dates: 15th century

Story about a blacksmith on Aoi [Iona], 1901

Identifier: Coll-97/CW110/46
Scope and Contents Story about a blacksmith on Aoi [Ì Chaluim Chille/Iona, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] in St Columba's time. The blacksmith did not need to use tongs as he could hold the hot iron in his hands. He went to Mull [Muile] where he saw a beautiful woman with a cow. When he returned he said they should buy a cow and Calum Cille [St Columba] said 'Far am bi bo bith bean far am bi bean bith buair[eadh]' [Where there's a cow, there's a woman, and where there's a woman, there's trouble]. After that the...
Dates: 1901

Story about a daughter killed by her father for visiting her lover, August 1883

Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/20
Scope and Contents

Story about the 'daughter of the caistealan' who was killed by her father for going to visit her lover while she was crossing Doirlinn [Bernera Island, Lios Mòr/Lismore]. She was buried in Cladh a' Ghleann and Carmichael notes that there is another graveyard at Pillebhudh [Pollbhuidhe] 'on a beaut[i]ful knoll'.

Dates: August 1883