Last Speech and Dying Words of the Auld Kirk of Turriff, The
DESCRIPTION: On Halloween the singer rides by the old church and overhears a meeting of testifying spirits. The church testifies about its history, including forced conversion "to Presbetrie." He hopes the new church will "strive to end as I began ... Pure Orthodox"
EARLIEST DATE: 1914 (GreigDuncan3)
KEYWORDS: religious ghost
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan3 692, "The Last Speech and Dying Words of the Auld Kirk of Turriff" (1 text)
NOTES: GreigDuncan3: "The poem relates to the building of the new parish church of Turiff in 1794." - BS
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