A Bibliographical List of the Works that Have Been Published, Or are Known to Exist in Ms, Issue 2; Issue 8; Issue 18
Walter William Skeat, John Howard Nodal
Society, 1877 - English language - 201 pages
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Page 31 - THE EAST ANGLIAN; Or, NOTES AND QUERIES on subjects connected with the Counties of SUFFOLK, CAMBRIDGE, ESSEX and NORFOLK.
Page 118 - The Belman of London. Bringing to light the most notorious villanies that are now practised in the Kingdome.
Page 65 - WESTMORELAND and Cumberland.— Dialogues, Poems, Songs, and Ballads, by various Writers, in the Westmoreland 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.
Page 120 - THE SCOUNDREL'S DICTIONARY OR, AN EXPLANATION OF THE CANT WORDS used by THIEVES, HOUSEBREAKERS, STREET ROBBERS, and PICKPOCKETS about Town.
Page 11 - Author,) a Collection of English Words not generally used, with their Significations and Original, in two Alphabetical Catalogues; the one of such as are proper to the Northern, the other to the Southern Counties.
Page 30 - The Vocabulary of East Anglia, an attempt to record the vulgar tongue of the twin sister Counties, Norfolk and Suffolk, as it existed in the last twenty years of the Eighteenth Century, and still exists ; with proof of its antiquity from Etymology and Authority, by the Rev.
Page 55 - A GLOSSARY of Northamptonshire Words and Phrases, with Examples of their Colloquial Use, with illustrations from various Authors, to which are added the Customs of the County. By Miss AE BAKER. 2 vols, post 8vo, cloth.
Page 13 - Glossary ; or a Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to Customs, Proverbs, &c., which have been thought to require Illustration in the Works of English Authors. By ROBERT NARES, Archdeacon. 4to. London, 1822. * Nares (Archdeacon), A Glossary, or Collection of Words, Phrases, Customs, Proverbs, &c., illustrating the works of English Authors, particularly Shakespeare and his contemporaries.
Page viii - Adam Bede, it has been my intention to give the general physiognomy rather than a close portraiture of the provincial speech as I have heard it in the Midland or Mercian region. It is a just demand that art should keep clear of such specialities as would make it a puzzle for the larger part of its public; still one is not bound to respect the lazy obtuseness or snobbish ignorance of people who do not care to know more of their native tongue than the vocabulary of the drawing-room and the newspaper.