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government , can well be supposed to be .
 
He is a great encourager of the industrious poor ; and , though not a native of the place , is highly and justly esteemed by all ranks of people ” ( MC .
 
, xlix ; Fraser - Mackintosh , Antiquarian Notes , Second Series , 312 - 313 ; John Lanne Buchanan , Travels in the Western Hebrides , 40 ) .
 
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The reference is to the fact that the Nicolsons were known as Clann Mhic Neacail a ' bhrochain .
 
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the following sayings : Brochan Chlann Mhic Neacail Tog ' n ad uchd e ; Lite Chlann Mhic Neacail Tog air sop e .
 
and : Clann Mhic Neacail a ' bhrochain ' S an droch aran eòrna , Nam potagan mine ' S nan craigeanan feòla .
 
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, xxix , 337 .
 
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GLOSSARY AMD .
 
The Songs of Alexander MacDonald ( 1751 and 1924 editions quoted ) .
 
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