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Poems

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

Found in 188 Collections and/or Records:

Poem beginning 'Gad tha Niall a noc[hd] na thosd', 1885

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/278
Scope and Contents Poem beginning 'Gad tha Niall a noc[hd] na thosd'.

Poem beginning 'Gair nan cath eir tulach shamhna', 29 September 1872

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW105/12
Scope and Contents Poem beginning 'Gair nan cath eir tulach shamhna' collected from Hector MacLeoid or Eachunn mac Alastair [Hector MacLeod] cottar, Iocar [Ìochdar, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist]. Carmichael comments 'I don't understand these lines'. Text has been scored through as if to indicate it has been transcribed elsewhere.

Poem beginning 'Gao an iar thar na Feiste' and accompanying note, June 1887

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/179
Scope and Contents Poem beginning 'Gao an iar thar na Feiste, Ceo is uisge' which is described as having been composed by Màiri Nighean Alasdair Ruaidh to the MacDonalds after a meeting at Rodail [Roghadal/Rodel, Na Hearadh/Isle of Harris] at which the MacLeods and MacDonalds quarrelled. A vocabulary note reads 'Foirich = Pestle'. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.

Poem beginning 'Glean mo shir sa G lia dail' and accompanying story, c1869

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW150/71
Scope and Contents Poem beginning 'Glean mo shir sa G[leann] lia dail, Glean nach eil fianta ri fhaic' [Gleann Liathdail/Glen Liadale, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] and accompanying story which tells how only a MacIosag [MacIsaac] ever dared to visit the glen until this rhyme was composed.

Poem beginning 'Is ann air luba na h-abhuinn', 1887

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/342
Scope and Contents Poem beginning 'Is ann air luba na h-abhuinn' and concluding 'Bha na laidhe gun eiridh Bodach Nam Brigis' [Briogais].

Poem beginning 'Is fearr am falt du nam falt donn' and accompanying note, 20 August 1887

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/329
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.

Poem beginning 'Is mithich domhsa dusga', 23 June 1885

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/284
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].

Poem beginning 'La dhomhs' sinn siubhal fasaich', c1875

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/131
Scope and Contents Poem beginning 'La dhomhs' sinn siubhal fasaich', La dhomh dol thun na h-airi[dh]'. The poem consists of five lines.

Poem beginning 'Ma fhuair thu grasan a bhi glic', 1901

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW110/24
Scope and Contents Poem beginning 'Ma fhuair thu grasan a bhi glic' probably collected on the Isle of Barra [Barraigh].

Poem beginning 'Mhealladh Admamh le 'mhnaoi', 1885

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW87/32
Scope and Contents Poem beginning 'Mhealladh Adhamh le 'mhnaoi' citing biblical characters who deceived their wives.