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

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Biographical note about Mrs MacDonald, Tarasaigh/Taransay, 8 July 1870

Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/10
Scope and Contents

Biographical note about Mrs MacDonald, Tarasaigh/Taransay that she had seventeen children and 'never a doctor entered her room'.

Dates: 8 July 1870

Five sayings used to wish people well, 8 March 1895

Identifier: Coll-97/CW1/93
Scope and Contents

Five sayings written down by John Ewen MacRury, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula used to wish people well including a saying 'used when giving medicine to man or beast suffering from lingering disease.' The first saying begins 'Cluig slainte, cnaimh t-anochair'; the second 'Seachd sonais nan seachd rath air gach mac 'us nighean'; the third begins 'Uisge craonabhoineach geal'; the fourth 'Grian an cridhe na h' aird' and the final one 'Doinnean air aghaidh a chuain mhoir'.

Dates: 8 March 1895

Proverb said by people in good trim, August 1883

Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/110
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Proverb said by people in good trim beginning which reads 'Chnamhadh mo ghoile chlach is reachainn fhein roimh thigh teine'.

Dates: August 1883

Proverb which reads 'Is olc an goile nach teodhidh deoch dha fhein', 1883

Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/195
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Proverb which reads 'Is olc an goile nach teòdh[a]idh deoch dha fhèin'.

Dates: 1883

Vocabulary note for 'Ruth' and 'Rath' and accompanying proverb, 1894

Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/172
Scope and Contents

Vocabulary note for 'Ruth' and 'Rath' 'Greaning, procreation' and 'Prosperity progeny' respectively and accompanying proverb which reads 'Mas fear ealainn thu, Cluinnimid feobhas do laimh.'

Dates: 1894