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Found in 195 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Poem beginning 'Is fearr am falt du nam falt donn' collected from Dr Don[ald] [M.] Morrison and accompanying note, which states that the 'carr' referred to in the last part of the poem, 'Chan eil air an fholt rua ach gur fhearr e bhi shuas na charr', is the 'dry broken condition of the heads of children' rather than the 'slime like soap and saltwater' on the child's head when it is born.
Dates: 20 August 1887
Scope and Contents Poem beginning 'Is mithich domhsa dusga[dh]' composed by Seumas Shaw [James Shaw], 'bard Lochnaneala' [Bàrd Thighearna Loch nan Eala] when he saw the Duke of Argyll in Oban [An t-Òban, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire].
Dates: 23 June 1885
Scope and Contents Poem beginning 'La dhomhs' sinn siubhal fasaich', La dhomh dol thun na h-airi[dh]'. The poem consists of five lines.
Scope and Contents Poem beginning 'Ma fhuair thu grasan a bhi glic' probably collected on the Isle of Barra [Barraigh].
Scope and Contents Poem beginning 'Mhealladh Adhamh le 'mhnaoi' citing biblical characters who deceived their wives.
Scope and Contents Poem beginning 'Na bi gearranach fo chrois, Fala socair le copan lan' with an accompanying note which states that it was composed by Clanranald to his bride.
Dates: June 1887
Scope and Contents Poem beginning 'Nam bidh Lochoa na naor, S a mhaol oar na h im' and accompanying note about the places mentioned, which reads Uisge Chill at Cill-a-chreanain coming down fr[om] Loch Troma-li to Lochawe - Maol odhar at Fearnach Lochawe side.' [Loch Awe, Kilchrenan, Maol Odhar, Fernoch, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire].
Dates: October 1892
Scope and Contents Poem beginning 'O chaomh Chuir[alain]' composed of phrases used throughout his notetaking about prayers to Cuiralain [Curalan/St Cyril] in the preceding pages.
Dates: 29 August 1883
Scope and Contents Poem beginning 'Oh! for the flush of the mount[ain] heather' written at 31 Raeburn Place, Edinburgh [Dùn Èideann].
Dates: 23 June 1885
Scope and Contents Poem beginning 'Seven years before that awful day' by Dr Smith of Campbeltown, Kintyre [Ceann Loch Cille Chiarain, Cinn TÌre] about Iona [Ì Chaluim Chille] surviving a flood which will deluge Ireland [Eireann] and Islay [Ìle]