Tim Bobbin's Lancashire Dialect and Poems

Tim Bobbin's Lancashire Dialect and Poems

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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. 1828 edition. Excerpt: ...bellowing; so as I was scampering away Sarah asked me, "where I would go?" I told her " that old Nick's, in the farmer's great barn was the next place, and I would go thither." Mar/. Of all the spots in the world, there would not I have gone, not for two heaped handfuls of guineas! Tho. I guess thou means because folks say ghosts always haunt it: but thou knows I was wickedly knocked up, and force is medicine for a mad dog, as I told thee before. Mary. It matters not; it would never have sunk into me to have harboured there. (97) SCENE VII. I 'd as soon be killed, as frightened to death.' THOMAS and MARY. Tho. Wnnn, but I went; and just as I was getting into the barn door, who should I meet but Ned at Jeremy's, their new man! Mary. That lighted well; for Ned's as handsome a lad as needs to bite at the edge of a wedding cake.. Tho. True; so I told him my case in short, and sorry he looked to know it. " I wish I durst let thee lay with me," said he; " but as I but come to live here this day se'night, I dare not venture: but I'll show thee a prime mow of hay, and thou may'st do worse for ought I know." " That will do," said I, " show it me, for I'm stifi' and badly tired." So while he was showing it me with the lanthorn, he said, " I've somewhat to tell thee, Tom, but I'm loath!" " Thou mean'st about H ghosts," said I, " but I'm like to venture." " Thou'st just hit it," said he; " and I can tell thee I could like my place primely but for that: however, as the horses must be out very early, I must provender them about one...show more

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  • Paperback | 30 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 73g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236801997
  • 9781236801999