On Early English Pronunciation, with Especial Reference to Shakespeare and Chaucer; Containing an Investigation of the Correspondence of Writing with Speech in England from the Anglosaxon Period to the Present Day, Preceded by a Volume 5
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1889 edition. Excerpt: ...partly from London speech, an greatly from inability to understand what was wanted. Hence I subsequently felt that her version was not sufficiently trustworthy. Mr. Fowler himself was not always quite certain. Under these circumstances I give only an abridged form of Mr. Fowler's version. written by Mr. Peacock, and corrected from his dict. in 1877 by AJE. Rev. J. P. Faunthorpe, Principal of Wliitelands Training College, Chelsea, also gave me a. wl. for Scotter (19 nnw. Lincoln), which I corrected vv., and when the pron. difiered from or supplemented Mr. Peacock's, the words are here annexed with F. prefixed. Boundaries. Begin at the confluence of the Irwell with the Mersey, then go n. over Chat Moss just e. of Astley and Tyldesley, through Peel (8 s.Bolton). Turn ne. and pass se. of Bolton, nw. of Bury and se. of Bacup to the b. of La. at Todmorden. Then go s. along the e. b. of La. to Ch. just n. to Mosley. Turn across Leatherbed Moss, Ch., to the ne. b. of Db., and ursue the e. b. of Db. to Stanedge or Stannge. Go. W. to the s. of Bamford and) Hope, but n. of Castleton, and by Back Tor to Man Tor. Here turn s. alon the e. b. of Peak Forest liberty to Hay Dale, and then w. to Black Edge (1% niuxton). This b. from Stanedge to Black Edge is also the b. between (_d_r, tr) on the n., and (dr, trgl on the s. Go nw. over Combs Moss to its nw. point; then just w. of C apel-en-ls-Frith, and keeping n. of Combs Edge township go nw. to the b. of Db. at Vhaley Bridge (9 se. Stockport). Pursue the w. b. of Db. to the ne. horn of Ch., just at the junction of the Etherow and the Goyt near Marple, Ch. Then cross the ne. horn of Ch. to gust w. of Stockport joining the Mersey and pursuing it to the starting-point at t e aflluence of the Irwell....
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