Specimens of the Yorkshire dialect (in two parts)
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Specimens of the Yorkshire dialect (in two parts) to which is added a glossary of such of the Yorkshire words, as are likely not to be understood by those unacquainted with the dialect. by

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Published by Printed and sold by J. Kendrew in York .
Written in English


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OCLC Number: Notes: Reprint of the ed. Description: xxiv, pages 22 cm. Contents: The York minster screen (in the dialect of the North Riding of Yorkshire, ) / by George Newton Brown --Jim an' Nell (a dramatic poem in the dialect of North Devon, ) / by William Frederick Rock --John Noakes and Mary Styles (in the dialect of Essex, ) / by Charles Clark --A Yorkshire. Early in the nineteenth century enterprising booksellers at York, Northallerton, Bedale, Otley, and,Knaresborough were turning out little chap-books, generally bearing the title, Specimens of the Yorkshire Dialect, and consisting largely of the dialect poems of Browne.   The dialect is that spoken on the wolds and in the dales of north-eastern and eastern Yorkshire, especially as heard in the neighborhood of Hackness. cf. Introd., p. . Wright, J. () A grammar of the dialect of Windhill, in the West Riding of Yorkshire: Illustrated by a series of dialect specimens, phonetically rendered; with a glossarial index of the words used in the grammar and the specimens, London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner and Co.

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Dialect: compared with the Queen's English, Danish, specimens of, (2) decay of, differences between Northern and Southern, difficulty of acquiring knowledge of, (2) early examples of the, (2) force of Yorkshire, history of Yorkshire, (2) in preaching. Jim an\' Nell, by William Frederick Rock; a dramatic poem in the dialect of North Devon; III. John Noakes and Mary Styles, by Charles Clark; in the dialect of Essex; IV. A Yorkshire dialogue in Yorkshire dialect; from an old broadside: V.A Norfolk dialogue, by the Rev. Joshua Larwood; in the dialect of central Norfolk;   The dictionary collects together more than 4, Yorkshire terms and is the life-long work of historian Dr George Redmonds, who died aged 82 in August The Yorkshire dialect dictionary is a fascinating insight into not only the changing vocabulary but . This book is highly amusing. It is very small but packed with Yorkshire humour. I find myself laughing out loud as I read it. I am from the former West Riding and of course associate with that accent but reading the accents of the former North and East Ridings, Reviews: