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Proverbs

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

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael, August 1903 to July 1904

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW178
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael, which he used to collect material mainly from a Mary MacRae, Dùnan, Letterfearn, Ros is Cromba/Ross and Cromarty, Ciorstan MacLean née Cameron, Leideag, Barraigh/Isle of Barra and Margaret Campbell née Stewart and her husband Andrew, tinkers at Bohespic, Siorrachd Pheairt/Perthshire. There are twenty folios the first fourteen of which contain text. Most of the material was collected from Mary MacRae, who sang several waulking songs and...
Dates: August 1903 to July 1904

Fragment of a proverb beginning 'Bleadhan t sneachda bhuidhe', 22 August 1903

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW178/3
Scope and Contents Fragment of a proverb probably collected from Mary MacRae, Dùnan, Letterfearn, Ros is Cromba/Ross and Cromarty, which reads 'Bleadhan t sneachda bhuidhe? Earrach Duibh a Challa? The snows of gr[e]at'. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: 22 August 1903

Note which reads '21 weeks in meann the goat', 22 August 1903

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW178/8
Scope and Contents Note probably collected from Mary MacRae, Dùnan, Letterfearn, Ros is Cromba/Ross and Cromarty, which reads '21 weeks in meann the goat' indicating that goat is pregnant for twenty one weeks. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: 22 August 1903

Proverb beginning 'Is minig gan amhladh foghar e', 22 August 1903

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW178/7
Scope and Contents Proverb probably collected from Mary MacRae, Dùnan, Letterfearn, Ros is Cromba/Ross and Cromarty, which reads 'Is minig gan amhladh foghar e, Bain[ne] gobhar is ghamhnach'. Following the proverb is a note which reads 'Small in quaint.' Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: 22 August 1903

Proverb for choosing a dog beginning 'Cuil[ean] bas dubh bui[dhe]', 22 August 1903

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW178/11
Scope and Contents Proverb for choosing a dog probably collected from Mary MacRae, Dùnan, Letterfearn, Ros is Cromba/Ross and Cromarty, beginning 'Cuil[ean] bas dubh bui[dhe] Ciad mhac na saigh, Am a bhith sa Mhairt'. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: 22 August 1903

Verse beginning 'Na bi mor 's na bi beag', 22 August 1903

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW178/12
Scope and Contents Verse of advice given from a man to a boy, probably collected from Mary MacRae, Dùnan, Letterfearn, Ros is Cromba/Ross and Cromarty, beginning 'Na bi mor 's na bi beag, S na bi trom an seana'. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: 22 August 1903