Subject Source: SssScope Note: Created For = CW
Found in 106 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Proverb which reads 'Dubh no d' odhar no donn Is geal leis a ghobhar a meann' [Be it black or dun or brown, the goat likes her own kid].
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
Scope and Contents Proverb beginning 'La feill Bride nam brig/bric/ban (trout), Thig an ridean as an toll' and accompanying vocabulary note which reads '"Ridean" = righinn = queen = serpent'. Text has been scored through in pencil.
Scope and Contents Proverb which reads 'La fheil[l] Moire na Feill Pead[air] La S mu thig no thainig' and accompanying note which reads '25 March Annunciation Day. When it falls on Good Friday calamitous for Europe - war pestilence &c'.
Scope and Contents Proverb beginning 'Mar dho[bh]ran am beul uisge, Mar Sheobhag gu iar sleibhe'. The text has been scored through in pencil and in ink as if transcribed elsewhere.