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Prophecy

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

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Story entitled 'An t Each Uisge', 28 February 1861

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW109/24
Scope and Contents Story entitled 'An t Each Uisge' ['The Water-Horse'] collected from Manus Mac Neacail [Magnus Nicolson], Carbost [Càrabost, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye]. The story tells how a woman in Uisgegeir or Aoidhsgeir [possibly Theisgeir/Heisker] had a prophesy in which a calf born in Uibhist/Uist would save the island from a water-horse. Two MacKenzies would be sitting on a hill and would see two crows, one of which would drop a bone, which would hit one of them on the head and they would die....

Story entitled 'Ursgeul - An Sagairt agus Bean a Chiabair', 28 February 1861

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW109/25
Scope and Contents Story entitled 'Ursgeul - An Sagairt agus Bean a Chiabair' collected from Manus Mac Neacail [Magnus Nicolson] Carbost [Càrabost, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye]. This tells how a boy finds a dead horse out on a moor. An eagle had started to eat its carcass but had got so full it could no longer fly so the boy takes the eagle with him. He comes across a shepherd's bothy and his wife lets him in. After a while the shepherd's wife sends the boy out into the snow, although he did not want to...