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Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Fragment of a song entitled 'Duan an Domhnaich' [Duan an Dòmhnaich or Hymn of the Sunday] probably collected from Archibald Currie, aged forty-six, shoemaker, Àird na Monadh, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist, beginning '[-] Chriosta cholain, Gun eisd ri glearaich nan gall.' The song is composed of three lines and has been scored through in ink.
Dates: 28 October 1872
Scope and Contents Notes, probably collected from Christina Campbell née Macintyre, Lios Mòr/Lismore Earra, Ghàidheal/Argyllshire, about Archibald Campbell, minister of Lismore, who lived at Cloichlea and then Clachan in Lismore [Lios Mòr]. The notes state that he got young boys who were playing shinty on Sundays to come to church and also that his wife hanged herself on a Sunday morning as he was setting off to preach in Appin [An Apainn, Earra Ghàidheal] and that he went and preached anyway. Campbell had Eilean...
Dates: August 1883
Scope and Contents Poem entitled 'Duan na Dilionn' beginning 'Diluain thig an doireann tiom' collected from Ruari Donalluch [Roderick MacDonald] Clachghloip [Clach a' Ghluip/Clachan na Lùib, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist]. Text has been scored through and a note on folio 65r reads 'B[ook] 2 p[age]' while a note on folio 66r reads 'Transcribed Wednesday May 5 1869 AAC.' Written transversely on folio 66r is a note to the effect that Ruari heard the poem from a Catherine MacDonald aged 80, who unusually for a woman at...
Dates: 10 April 1869
Identifier: MS 78/ff. 161r-187v
Contents Three sermons on the celebration of the weekly day of rest and worship, written in cursive hand. All three begin with a verse from the Deuteronomy, in which God reiterates his commandment to keep the Sabbath day holy: observa diem sabbati ut sanctifices eum ('observe the Sabbath day by keeping it holy', Deut. 5:12). The scribe has collected the sermons together under the title Sermones de festivando ('Sermons on keeping the holy...
Dates: 15th century
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Duan an Domhnaich' [The Poem of the Lord's Day], collected from Seonaid Churrai [Janet Currie], Staoinebrig/Stoneybridge, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist beginning 'Duan an Donaich a dh ghil, Finn foinneart Chriost a chonai[dh]'. The song is composed of fifty-six lines and has been scored through in ink. Written transversely over the first page of text is, 'Transcribed into Book 3 page 91 10/11 1870 A[lexander] A[rchibald] C[armichael].'
Dates: 19 October 1870 and 10 November 1870
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Duan an Domhnaich' [Duan an Dòmhnaich or Hymn of the Sunday] collected from Don MacAonais [Dòmhnall MacAonghais/Donald MacInnes], aged seventy four years, Baile gharbhai, Iocar, South Uist [Baile Gharbhaidh/Balgarva, Ìochdar, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] beginning 'Duan an Do[mh]n[aich] a Dhia ghil, Fir[in]n fo n[ea]rt Chri[o]st a chomhlan'. The song is composed of eleven lines. Written transversely across the text in ink is 'Transcribed into Book No III A[lexander]. A[rchibald]....
Dates: 21 September 1872 and 4 October 1875
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Duan an Donaich' [The Poem of the Lord's Day] collected from Aonas Guinn [Angus Gunn], cottar, Dail fo thuath, Niss, Lews [Dail bho Thuath/North Dell, Nis/Ness, Eilean Leòdhais/Isle of Lewis] beginning 'Heir a bannag hora bannag, Thoir a Challain air a dheo'. The text has been scored through in ink and a note across it reads 'Transcribed 29 October 1888 A[lexander] C[armichael]'.
Dates: 27 October 1873
Scope and Contents Superstition about women combing their hair that they should not do so after dark on a Sunday night and a saying that a young woman with friends at sea should not comb her hair at night on 'Luan-Dhomnuich', which Carmichael queries as being the Sunday for giving alms to the poor. He also notes that 'La[tha] nam Marbh' is the day preceding 'La[tha] Samhna' when 'the dead stretch out their hand for relief on that day'.