Pidgin-English Sing-Song; Or, Songs and Stories in the China-English Dialect. with a Vocabulary

Pidgin-English Sing-Song; Or, Songs and Stories in the China-English Dialect. with a Vocabulary

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1900 edition. Excerpt: ...to give 'um to Captin Jones chilos o' fZins, s'posey he getkillee. S'posey you tinkey one piecee m&n stealee, you not ought talkee t'hat, an' takee way he facey. T'hat no pZopa China fashion, t'hat no be p'lite. Ah Chung. 1 Thatjor, because. 2 Was too busy. 3 Kali, care tC.V.) 4 Take cal'itm, take care of them. Eije Baltalr of lEtnging LL-SAME one peaehee fiowero top-side he gfeen leaves walk, f/' Jist so one piecee sing-song go top-side common talk. An' man who makee sing-song top-side all men, galow! My sing you p/opa stofy 'bout man name Wing-King-Wo. One Ing-he-lis Joss-pidgin-man stop China-side one tim, He catch dis piecee China-boy an' take fo' wait on him. Hab catch 'urn in he Wong-hau-kai--t'hat talk Queen's.Load, Hong-Kong--He no can tink t'hat ting he make get p/intee in a song. T'his China-boy he too-much wise, he numpa onelo ' smart, He hear-lo alio, look-see all, an' keep insidee heart. WING-KING-WO, S'pose Massa talkee Reason--he Zoll1 he eyes, galow, An' make kow-tow an' tankee--t'his g/ateful Wing King-Wo. T'his Joss-man name he Zo-pin-son, he wailo f7om Hong-Kong, Hab walkee horn to Ink-i-lan--take China-boy along, 'Cause China-boy he talk he die s'pose Massa leave 'urn so, He wantchee die by Massa's side--t'his lovin' Wing King-Wo. He Massa give 'urn p/opa clo'se 2 an' muchee good advice, He Ml he eyes an' hear-lo, an' say, "You talk so nice, It makee my more good t'han clo'se--an' clo'se be nice, galow." He makee numpa one chin-chin--t'his p/itee Wing King-Wo. He look all-same one gentleum asho' in Ink-i-lan; He talk so nice, you nebba say he piecee saVan3 man. 1 Moll, .., rolled up his eyes as if astonished. Clothes. 3 Servant. Wat-tim he walkee out to walk, he takee book, galow, An' alloway hab spectacle-t'his...show more

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  • Paperback | 28 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236598547
  • 9781236598547