Waifs & Strays of Celtic Tradition ...: Argyllshire series ..., Volume 5

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Lord Archibald Campbell
1895 - Folklore
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Page 128 - air Tigh), etc. The king, or overseer, commencing the game says, " The parson's mare has gone amissing, And it is a great shame that it should be so ; Try who stole her." Lair a
Page 149 - An achievement of profound erudition and masterly argument, and may be hailed as redeeming English scholarship from a long-standing
Page 128 - whether you have a brown-haired youth to match me." King.—" I have a brown-haired youth that will match you and make a matted colt of you at the door of the house, etc." Another game popular on these occasions was one of forfeits, known as the "Parson's mare has gone amissing," (Lair a
Page xi - court on a neighbouring island. At once judge and jury his decisions commanded respect and acquiescence. At this period, and for some time previously, his interest in and mastery of Gaelic lengendary lore are shown by the fact that he acted as Secretary to the Glasgow University Ossianic Society, founded in 1831 by Caraid nan
Page 111 - g' a dheanamh an dràsda gun duine ach e-fhéin. Chaidh e far an robh O'Domhnull 's thuirt e ris gu 'n cuireadh e air-san e mar an ceudna, 's gur e a chuir air a bhràthair, O'Neil, e, 's dh' iarr e 'n coire 'chur air 's teine math ris. Thug e O
Page 4 - do with the captive. At the advice of an old man they then returned with their prisoner to Aros, and got him pledged to give his daughter to one of them. Lachlan married the daughter and got Dowart. It is said by some that Hector was the oldest of the two brothers, and that when
Page 90 - He was brother to the one who came before, and had come in search of him. The two strangers and the natives were agreeing well together, and the brothers began to build a boat when they found wood abundant in Mull. When the boat was finished they named it " the six-oared boat

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