The Book of Vagabonds and Beggars with a Vocabulary of Their Language
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The Book of Vagabonds and Beggars with a Vocabulary of Their Language

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  • THE BOOK OF VAGABONDS AND BEGGARS.
  • PREFACE.
  • CONTENTS.
  • INTRODUCTION.
    • LIBER VAGATORUM
    • MARTIN LUTHER
    • ENGLISH BOOKS ON VAGABONDS
    • ANCIENT CUSTOMS OF ENGLISH BEGGARS
    • GERMAN ORIGIN OF TRICS PRACTISED BY ENGLISH VAGABONDS
    • OLD GERMAN CANT WORDS
  • THE BOOK OF VAGABONDS AND BEGGARS WITH A PREFACE BY MARTIN LUTHER
    • MARTIN LUTHER’S PREFACE.
    • ¶ Part the First of this little Book.
      • Of the Bregers or Beggars
      • Of the Stabülers, or Bread Gatherers.
      • Of the Lossners, or liberated Prisoners.
      • Of the Klenkners, or Cripples.
      • Of Dobissers, or Dopfers, Church-mendicants.
      • Of Kammesierers, or Learned Beggars.
      • Of Vagrants (Vagierern), or Strollers.
      • Of the Grantners, or Knaves with the falling Sickness.
      • Of the Dutzers.
      • Of Schleppers, or False Begging Priests.
      • Of the Gickisses, or Blind Beggars.
      • Of the Schwanfelders, Blickschlahers, or Naked Beggars.
      • Of the Voppers, or Demoniacs.
      • Of the Dallingers, or Hangmen.
      • Of the Dützbetterins, or Lying-in Women.
      • Of the Süntvegers, or (pretended) Murderers.
      • Of the female Süntvegers.
      • Of the Bil-wearers, or (pretended) pregnant Women.
      • Of the Virgins (Jungfrauen), or pretended Lepers.
      • Of the Mümsen, or Spurious Beggars.
      • Of the Over-Sönzen-Goers, or pretended Noblemen and Knights.
      • Of the Kandierers, or pretended Mercers.
      • Of the Veranerins, or baptized Jewesses.
      • Of Christianers, Calmierers, or (pretended) Pilgrims.
      • Of the Seffers, or Salvers.
      • Of the Schweigers, or the Jaundiced.
      • Of the Burkhart.
      • Of the Platschierers, or Blind Harpers.
    • Of the Bregers or Beggars
    • Of the Stabülers, or Bread Gatherers.
    • Of the Lossners, or liberated Prisoners.
    • Of the Klenkners, or Cripples.
    • Of Dobissers, or Dopfers, Church-mendicants.
    • Of Kammesierers, or Learned Beggars.
    • Of Vagrants (Vagierern), or Strollers.
    • Of the Grantners, or Knaves with the falling Sickness.
    • Of the Dutzers.
    • Of Schleppers, or False Begging Priests.
    • Of the Gickisses, or Blind Beggars.
    • Of the Schwanfelders, Blickschlahers, or Naked Beggars.
    • Of the Voppers, or Demoniacs.
    • Of the Dallingers, or Hangmen.
    • Of the Dützbetterins, or Lying-in Women.
    • Of the Süntvegers, or (pretended) Murderers.
    • Of the female Süntvegers.
    • Of the Bil-wearers, or (pretended) pregnant Women.
    • Of the Virgins (Jungfrauen), or pretended Lepers.
    • Of the Mümsen, or Spurious Beggars.
    • Of the Over-Sönzen-Goers, or pretended Noblemen and Knights.
    • Of the Kandierers, or pretended Mercers.
    • Of the Veranerins, or baptized Jewesses.
    • Of Christianers, Calmierers, or (pretended) Pilgrims.
    • Of the Seffers, or Salvers.
    • Of the Schweigers, or the Jaundiced.
    • Of the Burkhart.
    • Of the Platschierers, or Blind Harpers.
    • ¶ The Second Part.
    • ¶ THE THIRD PART OF THIS LITTLE BOOK IS THE VOCABULARY.
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