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- XML School: Baile an Daingin (B)
- XML Page 746
- XML “The Story of Stuaic”
- XML “The Houses in Olden Days”
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- (continued from previous page)Stuaic came to her own husband and Stuaic's father gave her another thousand pounds and her husband had the lawyer's ten thousand and the doctors thousand. Stuaic was a great househelper after that. The meaning of Stuaic is stubborness.Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
- The houses of the old people were made of "dób." When a man would be making a house. he would get a few carts of dób and a few sheaves of straw. (into) Then he would cut the straw into small pieces and mix them with the dób. He keeps on doing that until he has it finished. He does not leave any place for windows. He bores two or three holes in the side of the house. The holes would be about three feet in circumference. Some of the windows used to be square.
There used to be a "cailleach" in every house at tha time(continues on next page)Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.