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aboot active verb ageean Ah'll Ah's aowh'r applied beat belk Blash blow called child common consonant deeah deeant dhaat Dhoo dhuz disn't doon employed frequently gaan gaang gaav getten Glossary Hampole heard Holderness horse Icel kind knaw Kuom laa'k lass last form luov luovd manner meaning Mid-Yorks Mid-Yorkshire naowt Nidd Nidderdale niwer nobbut nowt occasionally ower participle past person phrase plodge plural prep pron pronounced pronunciation refined form seeah sense sike singular sound speech stantive stick substantive talk TENSE term thee thoo thoo's thou Thou's tion town dialect uboot usually v. a. and sb v. a. and v. n. varry verb vowel waad Waat weel word yaal yaan Yorkshire
Page 83 - Shakspere, in Romeo and Juliet, Act. I. sc. iii., represents the Nurse saying of Romeo : ' A man, young lady ! lady, such a man, As all the world—Why, he's a man of wax,' that is,—a model man; 'i' faith, a very flower.' It is possible that this Holderness appellation may have come down from the Elizabethan age, and been preserved, although scarcely known elsewhere
Page 97 - The parching air Burns fröre, and cold performs th' effect of fire." —WWS] Fore has two other vulgar forms [fuo'h'r, faor'], and a gradation of refined ones [fur', fu'r,
Page 66 - When the pot is taken from the hooks over the fire, the latter begin to •vibrate, and the maid is anxious to stop them, for while they continue in motion ' the Virgin weeps."
Page 37 - I wish you a merry Christmas, and a happy New Year ; A pocketful of money, and a
Page 88 - proper is well explained in the Wh. Gl. :—" The corner on both sides the fire - place in oldfashioned country houses, where the fire is kindled on the hearth, and a bawk or beam for the mantel-piece overarches it the
Page 2 - a piece of green, and there a piece of orange tawny. We borrow words from the French, Italian and Latin, as every pedant chooses.
Page 113 - North Riding, this mythical saint is a subject of constant allusion, as one having superlative excellencies, but a saint whose day in the calendar never comes. Of a bright copper