A Bibliographical List of the Works that Have Been Published: Towards Illustrating the Provincial Dialects of England

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J.R. Smith, 1839 - English language - 24 pages

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Page 23 - The Yorkshire Dialect, exemplified in various Dialogues, Tales, and Songs, applicable to the County, with a Glossary, post 8vo. Is " 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
Page 7 - 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 23 - The Harrowing of Hell, a Miracle Play, written in the Reign of Edward II., now first published from the Original in the British Museum, with a Modern Reading, Introduction, and Notes, by JAMES ORCHARD HALLIWELL, Esq.
Page 23 - MERITON (GEORGE). The Praise of York-shire Ale wherein is enumerated several sorts of drink, with a description of the humors of most sorts of drunckards.
Page 23 - The first time, too, I could scrape a few shillings together, which were not common occurrences with me, I bought unto myself a copy of these beloved volumes, nor do I believe I ever read a book half so frequently, or with half the enthusiasm.
Page 23 - 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 23 - DISCOVERY OF THE WITCHCRAFTS OF ' MARGARET and PHILIP FLOWER, Daughters of Joan Flower, near Bever (Belvoir), executed at Lincoln, for confessing themselves Actors in the Destruction of Lord Rosse, Son of the Earl of Rutland, 1618. 8vo.
Page 23 - Torrent of Portugal ; an English Metrical Romance, now first published, from an unique MS. of the XVth century, preserved in the Chetham Library at Manchester, edited by JO HALLIWELL, &c.
Page 23 - Bloomfield — Wetheringset — Haughley Castle — Grimstone Hall — Cavendish, the Voyager— Framlingham Church, the burial place of Surrey, the Poet — Bungay Castle — Dunwich — Aldborough — Wingfield, and the Old Halls of Suffolk. '' This is really a most interesting volume : and we say so, not merely in the common-place expression of newspaper reviews, but under the deep impression of the very high value of Mr.
Page 23 - 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.

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