"Cummerland Talk": Being Short Tales and Rhymes in the Dialect of that County : Together with a Few Miscellaneous Pieces in Verse

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J.R. Smith, 1871 - English language - 199 pages
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Page 17 - I dunnet want your fwok at aw, It's thee I want," he sed. ' • " What cant'e want wi' me," says I; "An' who, the deuce, can't be ? Just tell me who it is, an' than "— Says he, " It's nobbut me."
Page 126 - D'ye ken John Peel, with his coat so gray ? D'ye ken John Peel at the break of day ? D'ye ken John Peel, when he's far, far away, With his hounds and his horn in the morning...
Page 18 - at I wad caw; What, cant'e like me, dus t'e think ? I think I wad like thee "— " I dunnet know who 't is," says I, Says he, "It's nobbut me." We pestit on a canny while, I thowt his voice I kent; An' than I steall quite whisht away, An' oot at t
Page 19 - Jim an' me war wed. An' menny a time I've known 'im steal, When I'd yan on me knee, To mak me start, an' than wad laugh — Ha ! Ha !
Page 19 - An' mainly what t' seamm answer com, Fra back o' t' laylick tree; He sed, "I think thoo knows who't is : Thoo knows it's nobbut me." It's twenty year an' mair sen than, An' ups an' doons we've hed; An' six fine barns hev blest us beath> Sen Jim an
Page 17 - I hard a jike on t' window pane, An' deftly went to see; Bit when I ax't, "Who's jiken theer?" Says t' chap, "It's nobbut me!

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