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Proverbs

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Subject Source: Sss
Scope Note: Created For = CW

Found in 106 Collections and/or Records:

Fragment of a story possibly about a bird and accompanying proverb, June 1887

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/158
Scope and Contents Fragment of a story possibly about a bird that it made it ashore by being on a boat and a proverb which reads 'Cho seolta ri [si[o]n[nach]] na maoile'.
Dates: June 1887

Fragment of a verse beginning 'La ill Mhic thig an riogh as an toll', 17 October 1873

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW114/81
Scope and Contents Fragment of a verse collected from an unnamed informant probably in Tolstadh Bho Thuath [Eilean Leòdhais/Isle of Lewis], beginning 'La [Fhe]ill[e] Mhic[heil] thig an riogh as an toll, Mar buinn mise dhan riogh.' There are five lines to the verse.
Dates: 17 October 1873

List entitled 'Gnath-Fhocail', c1862

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW112/50
Scope and Contents List entitled 'Gnath-Fhocail' containing proverbs and sayings on subjects such as days, weather, seasons and living creatures.
Dates: c1862

List of proverbs, c1875

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW105/21
Scope and Contents List of proverbs and vocabulary. A note written transversely over folio 72r reads 'All preceding sent to Sheriff Nicolson Kirkcudbright Alex. A. Carmichael 2 October 1875 Creagorry'. [Creag Ghoraidh, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula]. A similar inscription was written on folio 72v, but was scored out. All folios have been scored through to indicate that they have been transcribed.
Dates: c1875

List of proverbs, c1875

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW105/28

List of proverbs, c1873

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW105/17
Scope and Contents List of proverbs written in ink and annotated in pencil. A note on folio 82v pertains to this substantial list and reads 'All the preceding sent to Sheriff Nicolson Kirkcudbright 2 Sept[ember] 1873 A[lexander]. A[rchibald]. C[armichael].'. Two notes appear on folio 91v and 92r written in pencil, in the opposite direction to the rest of the text, unconnected with the proverbs. They are as follows: ' [-] Bhothigh = Banks fishing bank' and 'Miss Rose - Robert Armstrong Photo[grapher] 63 Princes St...
Dates: c1873

List of proverbs and sayings beginning 'Nighean bhuidhe bhiobuill mhoir', 1865

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW113/26
Scope and Contents List of proverbs headed 'Nighean bhuidhe bhiobhuill mhoir' or 'Nighean bhui bhan' beginning 'An tailleir nach cuir a shnaim, Cailli e ghreim'.
Dates: 1865

List of proverbs and vocabulary, c1873

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW105/20
Scope and Contents List of proverbs and vocabulary. A note written transversely over folio 82v reads 'All the preceding sent to Sheriff Nicolson Kirkcudbright 2 Sept[ember] 1873 A. A. C.'.
Dates: c1873

List of proverbs and vocabulary, c1875

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW105/22

List of proverbs and vocabulary, c1875

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW105/26