Skip to main content


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

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Curse entitled 'Guidhe', c1890

Identifier: Coll-97/CW1/39
Scope and Contents

Curse entitled 'Guidhe' [Ulc a Dhèan Mo Lochd or The Wicked Who Would Harm Me] beginning 'Cas an cois gach ursa, Bas am bun gach cailbhe.' The text is in ink and has been scored through in pencil as if transcribed elsewhere.

Dates: c1890

Proverb beginning 'Mo shuil dhileas s mo dhearbh namhaid' and accompanying note, c1892

Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/100
Scope and Contents

Proverb which reads 'Mo shuil dhileas s mo dhearbh namhaid, Is olc an dist nach foghair an a dh aon duine'.

Dates: c1892

Story about [Diarmaid] and accompanying verse., c1866

Identifier: Coll-97/CW104/14
Scope and Contents Story probably collected from Donald MacPhee, Ìochdar, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist, about [Diarmaid] and accompanying verse beginning 'Cha do shaoil le m'athair fhein, Gur eir feola bha nam chrì'. The story tells how a king ordered all old people to be put to death and then for every man to bring his enemies, children, animals, musicians and fools to him. One poor man dug a hole in the ground and put his father in it. His father told him to follow the king's orders and so they arrived at the...
Dates: c1866