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Poems

 Subject
Subject Source: Sss
Scope Note: Created For = CW

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Fragment of a poem or sayings entitled 'Bailgfhionn' [white-bellied calf], 1895

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW1/96
Scope and Contents Fragment of a poem or sayings written down by John Ewen MacRury in ink entitled 'Bailgfhionn' [white-bellied calf] which reads 'Laoigh Bhailfhionn an t seann-duine call codach, Laoigh Bhailgfhionn an duine oig cur ann codach.'

Notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael, 12 September 1890 to 1895

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW1
Scope and Contents Notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael but also used by John Ewen MacRury. The front cover bears a sticker which reads 'Gaelic Notes 1894-5. (Collection of traditions, tales, etc. by Alexander Carmichael (?). Many pages cancelled, indicating publication.) [Carmichael Watson Collection]'. The flyleaf reads 'Gaelic Notes, 1894-5' and the rear flyleaf contains a jotting which reads 'Wishing Guidhe'. The beginning of the notebook contains field notes made by Carmichael in Uibhist a Deas/South...

Poem beginning 'Coin air loina', 1895

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW1/63
Scope and Contents Poem writte down by John Ewen MacRury, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula beginning 'Coin air loina, Eich air thaoda'. Text has been scored through in pencil.

Poem or song beginning 'Tha uaisle air MacLeoid', 27 February 1895

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW1/91
Scope and Contents Poem or song written down by John Ewen MacRury, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula, beginning 'Tha uaisle air MacLeoid, 'S cha' n e uaisle Innsa-Gall'. The poem/song is composed of eight lines and is written in ink.

Vocabulary note about the word 'Bralosgadh' and accompanying poem, 1895

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW1/100
Scope and Contents Vocabulary note written down by John Ewen MacRury, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula about the word 'Bralosgadh' describing it as 'a great heap of every sort of fuel or combustibles collected on an eminence on marriage occasions or on the coming of age of Chiefs'. He states that 'bonfire' is the closest word to it he knows and as an example of its use gives a saying and a poem, which begins 'Nuair a chaidh iad do'n ghleann, 'sa leag iad damh sheang'.