Poems of Rural Life in the Dorset Dialect: Second collection, Issue 15

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John Russell Smith, 1863 - Dialect poetry, English - 212 pages

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Page 1 - The primrwose in the sheade do blow, The cowslip in the zun, The thyme upon the down do grow, The clote where streams do run ; An' where do pretty maidens grow An' blow, but where the tow'r Do rise among the bricken tuns, In Blackmwore by the Stour. If you could zee their comely gait, An' pretty feaces' smiles, A-trippen on so light o...
Page 214 - A PHILOLOGICAL GRAMMAR, grounded upon English, and formed from a comparison of more than Sixty Languages. Being an Introduction to the Science of Grammars of all Languages, especially English, Latin, and Greek. By the Rev. W. Barnes, B D., of St. John's College, Cambridge; Author of " Poems in the Dorset Dialect,
Page 213 - English language) forming a complete key for the reader of the works of our old Poets, Dramatists, Theologians, and other authors whose works abound with allusions, of which explanations are not to be found in ordinary Dictionaries and books of reference. Most of the principal Archaisms are illustrated by examples selected from early inedited MSS. and rare books, and by far the greater portion will be found to be original authorities.
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