A General Dictionary of Provincialisms ...

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J. R. Smith, 1840 - 194 ページ

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179 ページ - The Yorkshire Dialect, exemplified in various Dialogues, Tales, and Songs, applicable to the County, with a Glossary, post 8vo. 1* " A shilling book worth its money ; most of the pieces of composition are not only harmless, but good and pretty. The eclogue on the death of
179 ページ - Westmorland and Cumberland Dialects, now first collected, to which is added, a Copious Glossary of Words peculiar to those Counties, post 8vo. pp. 408, cloth, 9s This collection comprises, in the Westmorland Dialect, Mrs. ANN WHEELER'S Four Familiar Dialogues, with Poems, &c.
181 ページ - BIBLIOTHECA CANTIANA.— A Bibliographical Account of what has been published on the History, Topography, Antiquities, Customs, and Family Genealogy of the County of Kent, with Biographical Notes. By John Russell Smith. In a handsome 8vo volume (pp. 370), with two plates of facsimiles of Autographs of 33 eminent Kentish Writers.
181 ページ - V. A Chronological List of all the LOCAL, PERSONAL, and PRIVATE ACTS of Parliament (upwards of 600), which have been passed on the County, from Edward I to Queen Victoria. VI. Works relative to the County in general. VII. Particular Parishes, Seats, Customs, and Family Genealogy, in alphabetical order. The work also comprises a notice of every Paper...
77 ページ - JACK and Jill went up the hill, To fetch a pail of water; Jack fell down and broke his crown And Jill came tumbling after.
181 ページ - ... Parishes, Seats, Customs, and Family Genealogy, in alphabetical order. The work also comprises a notice of every Paper which has been written on the County, and published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, Gentleman's Magazine...
181 ページ - W. SCHLEGEL has given a course of Dramatic Literature at Vienna, which comprises every thing remarkable that has been composed for the theatre, from the time of the Grecians to our own days. It is not a barren nomenclature of the works of the various authors: he seizes the spirit of their different sorts of literature with all the imagination of a poet.
181 ページ - In a few pages we reap the fruit of the labour of a whole life ; every opinion formed by the author, every epithet given to the writers of whom he speaks, is beautiful and just, concise and animated.
179 ページ - The utility of a Provincial Glossary to all persons desirous of understanding our ancient Poets is so universally acknowledged, that to enter into a proof of it would be entirely a work of supererogation. Grose and Pegge are constantly referred to in Todd's
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