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Tha am fiosraiche ag aithris rann a bhiodh aig clann airson..., 1953
Track ID : 7347
The contributor recites a rhyme which was used by children to memorise the English alphabet.
Thalla a dh'iomain, 1953
Track ID : 7349
A children's rhyme which helps to teach tense. "Thalla a dh'iomain! Dè an iomain? Iomain chamain! Dè an caman? Caman iubhair! Dè an t-iubhar? Iubhar adhair! Dè an t-adhar? Adhar eòin! Dè an t-eun?...
Duan buachailleachd, 27 August 1953
Track ID : 7117
Herding rhyme. A rhyme about which kind of stick to use when herding cows. The contributor heard this from his mother or father.
Miann Mnatha Mac, c. July 1953
Track ID : 7245
A rhyme the contributor learned from his grandfather, who died in 1928.
A poem about the American west in which a gunfighter rescues..., 22 April 1976
Track ID : 36686
A poem about the American west in which a gunfighter rescues the marshall who is hunting him down from Indians.
Comic verse set in a model lodging house., 22 April 1976
Track ID : 36689
Comic verse set in a model lodging house. As the sun was goin down over Watson St. model, The men roon the hotplates was sayin a grace, An a pan on the fire wi two mealy puddins Struck two Irishme...
To a Mountain-Daisy, on turning one down, with the plough, in April - 1786, 22 April 1976
Track ID : 36695
Recitation from memory of the first, second and fourth verses of Robert Burns' 'To a Mountain-Daisy'. The ploughman laments the daisy that he has crushed, and praises the simple flower.
Tam o' Shanter, 22 April 1976
Track ID : 36697
Recitation from memory of the first 25 lines of Robert Burns' 'Tam o' Shanter'. The beginning of this long poem, in which Tam o' Shanter is introduced, with his love of drink and disregard for the...
Hiù Òro Hù Ò Gur Tu Mo Nighean Donn Bhòidheach, 1970
Track ID : 35314
A fragment of a waulking song.
A quote from Walter Scott's 'Old Mortality':, August 1953
Track ID : 35379
A quote from Walter Scott's 'Old Mortality': "Sound, sound the clarion! Peel [sic] the fife! To all the sensual world proclaim, One crowded hour of glorious life Is worth an age without a name!"
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