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An Essay on the Archaeology of Our Popular Phrases and Nursery Rhymes
John Bellenden Ker
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Anglo-Saxon appearance ARCHEOLOGY Bede belong chance CHAUCER contraction cunning daer distress drunk Dutch ellipsis evidently evil explained expression fool foul French friar Gauw grete grounded Grouw guit hach haest head heel Heer heet Heeten hell hence hiet Hoeve houde Huif IDEM ijse implying import intermutating Italian Jack Jack Ketch JOHNSON knah labour language Latin literally look Lord maer means mede meé mind monk mood nature never noise once original form original phrase pain paragogical participle present Pasquinade person in question potential mood præterite priest pronounced quoth regard rogue rouw schie seer sense shews sounds stick subjunctive subjunctive mood substantive suspect t'el term thema ther thing thou tion travesty turn Tuyf utter verb Voer voeren whence wijse word
Стр. 278 - Sing a song of sixpence, A pocket full of rye; Four and twenty blackbirds Baked in a pie. When the pie was opened, The birds began to sing; Was not that a dainty dish To set before the king!
Стр. 264 - JACK and Jill went up the hill, To fetch a pail of water; Jack fell down and broke his crown And Jill came tumbling after.
Стр. 277 - Little Boy Blue, Come blow your horn, The sheep's in the meadow, The cow's in the corn. Where is the boy Who looks after the sheep? He's under the haycock Fast asleep.
Стр. 253 - Hey, my kitten, hey, my kitten, And hey, my kitten, my deary ! Such a sweet pet as this Was neither far nor neary. Here we go up, up, up, And here we go down, down, down, And here we go backwards and forwards, And here we go round, round, roundy.
Стр. 274 - There was an old woman, and what do you think? She lived upon nothing but victuals and drink; Victuals and drink were the whole of her diet, And yet this old woman would never be quiet.
Стр. 251 - The Lion and the Unicorn were fighting for the crown: The Lion beat the Unicorn all round the town. Some gave them white bread, some gave them brown: Some gave them plum-cake and drummed them out of town.
Стр. 146 - The sun and day shall sooner part, Than love or you shake off my heart ; The sun, that shall no more dispense His own, but your bright influence. I'll carve your name on barks of trees...
Стр. 283 - TAFFY WAS A WELSHMAN Taffy was a Welshman, Taffy was a thief, Taffy came to my house, and stole a piece of beef.