Rustic Speech and Folk-Lore
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Rustic Speech and Folk-Lore
By Elizabeth Mary Wright
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Table of Contents
  • RUSTIC SPEECH AND FOLK-LORE
  • PREFACE
  • CONTENTS
  • SELECT LIST OF WORKS CONSULTED
  • ABBREVIATIONS
  • INTRODUCTION
  • CHAPTER I: DIALECT SPEAKERS
  • CHAPTER II: RICH AND EXPRESSIVE VOCABULARY
  • CHAPTER III: SPECIMENS OF DIALECT
  • CHAPTER IV: CORRUPTIONS AND POPULAR ETYMOLOGIES
  • CHAPTER V: ARCHAIC LITERARY WORDS IN THE DIALECTS
  • CHAPTER VI: ARCHAIC MEANINGS AND FORMS IN THE DIALECTS
  • CHAPTER VII: FOREIGN LOAN-WORDS
  • CHAPTER VIII: LITERARY WORDS WITH DIALECT MEANINGS
  • CHAPTER IX: ALLITERATIVE AND RHYMING PHRASES AND COMPOUNDS
  • CHAPTER X: PHONOLOGY AND GRAMMAR
  • CHAPTER XI: POPULAR PHRASES AND SAYINGS
  • CHAPTER XII: SUPERNATURAL BEINGS
  • CHAPTER XIII: SUPERSTITIONS
  • CHAPTER XIV: CHARMS AND MEDICAL LORE
  • CHAPTER XV: DIVINATION
  • CHAPTER XVI: BIRTH, MARRIAGE, AND DEATH CUSTOMS
  • CHAPTER XVII: CUSTOMS CONNECTED WITH CERTAIN DAYS AND SEASONS
  • CHAPTER XVIII: GAMES
  • CHAPTER XIX: WEATHER LORE AND FARMING TERMS
  • CHAPTER XX: WEIGHTS AND MEASURES
  • CHAPTER XXI: PLANT NAMES AND NAMES OF ANIMALS
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