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ashes Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words4 4 0 5.9 72.2 0 23.4 0
Number of occurrences60 2 2 0 2 0
Number of authors 1 1 2

Occurrences of ashes in Corpus

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Leslie, Deborah Doric - Alive an Kickin, (Argo Publishing 2004 ISBN: 978-0954615314) Doric - Inverurie, prose
"Ashes to ashes, dust to dust..." said the me on page 77

2 matches

Curran, Doug Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009) Southern - Galloway, poetry
Nae guidbyes; jist the cauld ashes
1 matches

Wilson, Rab Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
A haundfu o grey ashes; lang, lang ago at rest.
1 matches

Harris, Jane Me Laand, (Orkney Heritage Society 2010) Orkney, poetry
"Dust to dust, ashes to ashes.."
1 matches

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