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Chaucer Society, 1889
 

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Page 17 - 1 Rosalind. Well, this is the forest of Arden. Touchstone. Ay, now am I in Arden ; the more fool I : when I •was at home I was in a better place ; but travellers must be
Page 736 - brought off her master hale, But left behind her ain grey tail : '216 The Carlin claught her by the rump, And left poor Maggie scarce a stump.— Now, wha this Tale o
Page 734 - Till roof & rafters a' did diri.— 124 Coffins stood round, like open presses, That shaw'd the Dead in their last dresses ; And by some devilish
Page 734 - Five scymitars wi' murder crusted ; 136 A garter which a babe had strangled ; A knife a father's throat had mangled,
Page 731 - our sulky, sullen dame, 10 Gathering her brows like gathering storm, Nursing her wrath to keep it wann.—
Page 735 - But here my Muse her wing maun cour, Sic flights are far beyond her power ; 180 To sing, how Nannie lap
Page viii - PERIOD TO THE EXISTING RECEIVED AND DIALECTAL FORMS, WITH A SYSTEMATIC NOTATION OF SPOKEN SOUNDS BY MEANS OF THE ORDINARY PRINTING TYPES. INCLUDING A RE-ARRANGEMENT OF PROF.
Page 738 - white, then melts for ever. The editions read : Or like the snow-falls in the river A moment white, then melts for ever, in which case the plural subject
Page 732 - bloom is shed ; 60 Or like the snow, falls in the river, A moment white, then melts for ever
Page 14 - so queer and squeaking, and I would trust him to speak the truth any day, aye, I would. (6.) And the old woman herself will tell any of you that laugh now, and tell you straight off, too, without much bother, if you will only ask her, oh ! won't she ?— (7.) leastways she told