Song of Solomon, in Twenty-four English Dialects ...

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Print. at the expense of Prince L.L. Bonaparte, 1862 - 522 pages

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Page 277 - Great, verily, was the glory of the English tongue (An.-Sax.) before the Norman Conquest, in this, that the Old English could express most aptly all the conceits of the mind in their own tongue, without borrowing from any.
Page 277 - THE KING AND QUEEN'S ENTERTAINMENT AT RICHMOND, after their Departure from Oxford ; in a Masque presented by the most illustrious Prince, Prince Charles (afterwards King Charles II.), Sept.
Page 28 - t yird; 't taime o' 't singing o' burds is cum, an' 't voice o' 't turtle 's heerd i' wir Ian'. 13 'T fig-tree puts foorth her green figs, an' 't vaines wi' 't tenner graape gi
Page 240 - ... such-time as he likes. 8 De voice of my beloved ; lookee, he comes a-lippin upon de mountains, a-skippin upon de hills. 9 My love is lik a roe or a young hart ; lookee, he stans behind our wall, he looks out of de winders ashowin of hisself through de lattice. 10 My beloved spoke, an said to me: Git up, my love, my fair un, an come away.
Page 60 - was translated by E. Netherton, at the request of Prince LL Bonaparte. On the last page is the following notice : * I certify that only 250 copies of this work have been printed, of which one is on thick paper. — George Barclay, 28, Castle St, Leicester Square.
Page 12 - ¿th' clifts oth' rocks, i'th' huddin places oth' stairs. Yorkshire. Cleveland, (p. 377.) 1. Hah am the rose o' Sharon, and the lily of the valleys. 14. 0 mah duv, that is i' the clefts o' the rock in the bye spots o
Page 274 - The Song of Solomon in the Wiltshire Dialect, as it is spoken in the Northern Division.
Page 121 - ... the rock, i' the secret ply'eces o' the stairs, let me see thy coontenance, let me hear thy voice ; for tby voice is sweet, an' thy coontenance is cumly. 15. Tyek huz the foxes, the little foxes, that spoil the vines ; for wor vines hae tendor grapes. • 16. Maw beluived's mine : and aw's his : he feeds amang the lilies. 17. Till the day leetins, an...
Page 18 - O that thou wert as my brother, that sucked the breasts of my mother! when I should find thee without, I would kiss thee; yea, I should not be despised. 2 I would lead thee, and bring thee into my mother's house, who would instruct me: I would cause thee to drink of spiced wine of the juice of my pomegranate.
Page 8 - Shaaron, and th' lily of th' valleys. 14. Aw my dove, who art in th' vugs of th' rock, in th' saicret plaaces of the steears.

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