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A Glossary of Words Used in South-West Lincolnshire, Wapentake of Graffoe
Robert Eden George Cole
No preview available - 2012
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Page 46 - And the Gileadites took the passages of Jordan before the Ephraimites : and it was so, that when those Ephraimites which were escaped said, Let me go over ; that the men of Gilead said unto him, Art thou an Ephraimite ? If he said, Nay ; then said they unto him, Say now Shibboleth : and he said Sibboleth : for he could not frame to pronounce it right. Then they took him, and slew him at the passages of Jordan : and there fell at that time of the Ephraimites forty and two thousand.
Page 2 - I see the dagger-crest of Mar, I see the Moray's silver star, Wave o'er the cloud of Saxon war, That up the lake comes winding far ! To hero bound for battle-strife, Or bard of martial lay, 'Twere worth ten years of peaceful life, One glance at their array ! XVI.
Page 70 - Three bowls made after the fashion of almonds in one branch, a knop and a flower ; and three bowls made like almonds in another branch, a knop and a flower : so throughout the six branches going out of the candlestick. 20 And in the candlestick were four bowls made like almonds, his knops, and his flowers...
Page xvi - ... magical enchantments, and then they put it by little and little into a frying-pan of boiling suet, where it makes a confused dismal hissing like the...
Page xvi - Shrove Tuesday, at whose entrance in the morning all the whole kingdom is inquiet ; but by that time the clocke strikes eleven, which (by the help of a knavish sexton) is commonly before nine, then there is a bell rung, cal'd the pancake bell, the sound whereof makes thousands of people distracted...
Page xvii - I've a bag for meal, and a bag for malt, And a bag for barley and corn; A bag for bread, and a bag for beef, And a bag for my little small horn." "I have a horn in my pocket, I got it from Robin Hood, And still when I set it to my mouth, For thee it blows little good.
Page 124 - O he's gane round and round about, And tirled at the pin ; But doors were steek'd, and windows barr'd, And nane wad let him in. " O open the door to me, Margaret, O open and lat me in ! For my boots are full o' Clyde's water, And frozen to the brim.
Page 4 - Had Willie had but twenty men, But twenty men as stout as he, Fause Sakelde had never the Kinmont ta'en, Wi
Page 29 - Of the borowehode thou spekest to me, Herde I never ere." " I make myn avowe to God," sayd Robyn, " Monke, thou art to blame ; For God is holde a ryghtwys man, And so is his dame. " Thou toldest with thyn owne tonge, Thou may not say nay, How thou arte her servaunt, And servest her every day. " And thou art made her messengere, My money for to pay ; Therefore I cun the more thanke Thou arte come at thy day. "What is in your cofers?" sayd Robyn, " Trewe than tell thou me : " " Syr," he sayd, " twenty...