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

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Riddle for a three-legged pot, 1891

Identifier: Coll-97/CW108/106
Scope and Contents Riddle for a three-legged pot beginning 'Cailleach bheag nan tri chasan'.
Dates: 1891

Song entitled 'An Fhideag Airgid' and accompanying story, 21 May 1869

Identifier: Coll-97/CW150/13
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'An Fhideag Airgid' [The Silver Whistle] collected from Donald MacPhee, blacksmith, BrÚibhig/Breivig, Barraigh/Isle of Barra beginning 'Co sheineas an fhideag airgead, Hi uill uill o'. The song is composed of twelve lines and the text has been scored through in ink. Written transversely across the text in ink is ''B[ook] p[age] Trans[cribed] June 16 1869 A[lexander] A[rchibald] C[armichael]' while written transveresely in pencil is 'Mor nin Iain ic Dhonuil bhain'. The accompanying...
Dates: 21 May 1869

Story entitled 'Sithichean Cnoc-mor Arnoil' about fairy vengeance, 1891

Identifier: Coll-97/CW108/139
Scope and Contents Story entitled 'Sithichean Cnoc-mor Arnoil' about a family who share a cooking pot with their fairy neighbours. When the fairies have the pot and the mortal family want to use it they recite a poem which begins 'Dlithe gobha gual'. On one occasion the woman forgets to repeat the words and the fairies do not bring the pot back so she goes to the fairy hill and takes it. As she is leaving the fairy hill one of the fairies calls to her with a curse beginning 'A bhean balbh a bhean balbh'. When the...
Dates: 1891