Bosworth's compendious Anglo-Saxon and English dictionary

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John Russell Smith, 1848 - Anglo-Saxon language - 278 pages
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Page 284 - Mr. Lower's work is both curious and Instructive, while the manner of its treatment Is so inviting and popular, that the subject to which it refers, which many have hitherto had too good reason to consider meagre and unprofitable, assumes, under the hands of the writer, the novelty of fiction with the importance of historical
Page 283 - •Very serviceable to such as prosecute the study of our provincial dialects, or are collecting works on that curious subject. We very cordially recommend it to notice."—Metropolitan. The Vocabulary of East Anglia, an attempt to record the vulgar tongue of the twin
Page 283 - An Historical Sketch of the Provincial Dialects of England, illustrated by numerous examples. Extracted from the'* Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words." By JAMES ORCHARD HALLIWELL. 8vo. sewed, 2s. Westmorland and Cumberland Dialects. Dialogues, Poems, Songs, and Ballads, by various Writers, in the Westmorland and Cumberland Dialects, now first collected, to which is added, a Copious Glossary of
Page 284 - Full of quaint wit and humour." Gent's Mag. May 1841.—"A very clever and amusing piece of local description." Archaeologist. Heraldry, Topography, Numismatics, and Archaeology, The Curiosities Of Heraldry, with Illustrations from Old English Writers. By MARK ANTONY LOWER, Author of '* Essays on English Surnames;" with Illuminated Title-page, and numerous Engravings from designs by the Author. 8vo, cloth,
Page 287 - whom we arc acquainted ; and we think we may add, that it forms the best introduction to Dante that has yet been published."—Literary Gazette. " This appears to be a curious and even amusing book on the singular subject of Purgatory, In which the idle and fearful dreams of superstition
Page 283 - Specimens of Cornish Provincial Dialect, collected and arranged by Uncle Jan Treenoodle, with some Introductory Remarks and a Glossary by an Antiquarian Friend, also a Selection of Songs and other Pieces connected with Cornwall. Post 8vo, with curious portrait of
Page 287 - as only 120 were printed ; and it forms the first yearly volume of the Archaeological Association, or the Archaeological Institute. 1 ' Popular Poetry, Stories, and Superstitions. The Nursery Rhymes Of England, collected chiefly from Oral Tradition. Edited by JO HALLIWELL. The Fourth Edition, enlarged, with 38 Designs by WB SCOTT, Director of the School of Design, Newcastle-on-Tyne. 12mo, in very
Page 286 - Ancient Ballad full of Mystery and pleasant Conceit, now first collected and printed from the various MS. copies in possession of the inhabitants of the Southeast Coast of Kent, with Notes. 12mo. Is. The History of the Town of Gravesend in Kent, and of the Port of London. By
Page 288 - engravings which illustrate the volume, more than fifty have never before been engraved. It is the only Life of Shakespeare to be bought separately from his works. The Anglo-Saxon Version of the Life of St. Guthlac, Hermit of Croyland, with a Translation and Notes by
Page 288 - written at three, four, and five o'clock (In the morning) by an Octogenary pen, a heart (as Mrs. Lee says) twenty-six years old, and as HLP feels it to be, all your own."—Letter V. 3d Feb. 1820.

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