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Found in 106 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Proverb which reads 'Bh[e]ireadh e òrrais air mhath ghamhain' [His conduct would make a bear squeamish] and noted as being from An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye.
Scope and Contents Proverb which reads 'Cha dhubh grian 's cha gheallaich uisg air' [Sun won't blacken nor water bleach it]. The text is followed by an arithmetic calculation which has been scored out.
Scope and Contents Proverb which reads 'Chan innis an t iasg[air] a shealg gu ceann bliadhna' collected from Donald MacPhail, grocer, Quay, Oban [An t-Òban, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire].
Dates: September 1884
Scope and Contents Proverb which reads 'Fear gun each gun eathar 's fad a shàil ri talamh', probably collected on Carmichael's trip to Siolaigh [Shillay, Caolas na Hearadh/Sound of Harris].
Dates: 31 May 1877
Scope and Contents Proverb which reads 'Feumaidh fear nan cuar[an] eiridh uair romh fhear nam brog' [The man of the sock must rise an hour before the wearer of the shoes].
Scope and Contents Proverb which reads 'Is fearr innleachd no amirst. Ingenuity is better than [-]' [possibly Thig innleachd ri aimbeart. Ingenuity breeds want].
Scope and Contents Proverb which reads 'Is fhurasda buile an t-seann laoich [fhein air] 12 young [heroes]'. The text is difficult to read and each line has been scored through horizontally.
Dates: June 1887