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Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Fragment of a song collected from Duncan Cameron, police officer, Lochaline [Loch Àlainn, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] beginning 'Air a bhiolain san an t siutha, Air a ghuthan an ni an t eun'.
Dates: 7 August 1886
Scope and Contents List entitled 'Gnath-Fhocail' containing proverbs and sayings on subjects such as days, weather, seasons and living creatures.
Scope and Contents List of songs and stories, probably the repertoire of John MacInnes, aged 70 years, Stadhlaigearraidh/Stilligarry, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist. In the midst of a list is a note which reads 'An lus mor = crocha na mna sith - good for rheumatism' and a rhyme beginning 'Diluain Dirdoin thig gruag'.
Dates: 29 January 1875
Scope and Contents Note regarding grave-digging on Fridays that 'In some of the isles no Grave was opened on Friday nor person buried'.
Scope and Contents Poem beginning 'Di-haoine craobhach'.
Dates: 29 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
Scope and Contents Proverb beginning 'Cha ro Ciadain riamh gun ghrian, Cha ro geamhradh ria gun smal'. The text has been scored through in pencil.
Scope and Contents Proverb beginning 'La feill Bride nam brig/bric/ban (trout), Thig an ridean as an toll' and accompanying vocabulary note which reads '"Ridean" = righinn = queen = serpent'. Text has been scored through in pencil.
Scope and Contents Proverb which reads 'Aona gu fas, Mart gu gearradh'. Text has been scored through.
Scope and Contents Proverb which reads 'La Domhnach Casg, La bas nan uibhean'.