The English Gipsies and Their Language
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The English Gipsies and Their Language

By Charles Godfrey Leland
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  • The English Gipsies and Their Language, by Charles G. Leland
  • THE ENGLISH GIPSIES AND THEIR LANGUAGE By Charles G. Leland
    • PREFACE.
    • CHAPTER I.  INTRODUCTORY.
    • CHAPTER II.  A GIPSY COTTAGE.
    • CHAPTER III.  THE GIPSY TINKER.
    • CHAPTER IV.  GIPSY RESPECT FOR THE DEAD.
    • CHAPTER V.  GIPSY LETTERS.
      • TRANSLATION.
      • GERMAN GIPSY.
      • TRANSLATION.
      • GERMAN GIPSY.
      • TRANSLATION.
    • TRANSLATION.
    • GERMAN GIPSY.
    • TRANSLATION.
    • GERMAN GIPSY.
    • TRANSLATION.
    • CHAPTER VI.  GIPSY WORDS WHICH HAVE PASSED INTO ENGLISH SLANG.
    • CHAPTER VII.  PROVERBS AND CHANCE PHRASES.
    • CHAPTER VIII.  INDICATIONS OF THE INDIAN ORIGIN OF THE GIPSIES.
    • CHAPTER IX.  MISCELLANEA.
      • “GILLI OF A RUMMANY JUVA.
      • TRANSLATION.
    • “GILLI OF A RUMMANY JUVA.
    • TRANSLATION.
    • CHAPTER X.  GIPSIES IN EGYPT.
    • ROMMANI GUDLI; OR, GIPSY STORIES AND FABLES.
      • GUDLO I.  HOW A GIPSY SAVED A CHILD’S LIFE BY BREAKING A WINDOW.
        • TRANSLATION.
      • TRANSLATION.
      • GUDLO II.  THE GIPSY STORY OF THE BIRD AND THE HEDGEHOG.
        • TRANSLATION.
      • TRANSLATION.
      • GUDLO III.  A STORY OF A FORTUNE-TELLER.
        • TRANSLATION.
      • TRANSLATION.
      • GUDLO IV.  HOW THE ROYSTON ROOK DECEIVED THE ROOKS AND PIGEONS.
        • TRANSLATION.
      • TRANSLATION.
      • GUDLO V.  THE GIPSY’S STORY OF THE GORGIO AND THE ROMMANY CHAL.
        • TRANSLATION.
      • TRANSLATION.
      • GUDLO VI.  HOW THE GIPSY BRIBED THE POLICEMAN.
        • TRANSLATION.
      • TRANSLATION.
      • GUDLO VII.  HOW A GIPSY LOST THREEPENCE.
        • TRANSLATION.
      • TRANSLATION.
      • GUDLO VIII.  THE STORY OF THE GIPSY’S DOG.
        • TRANSLATION.
      • TRANSLATION.
      • GUDLO IX.  A STORY OF THE PRIZE-FIGHTER AND THE GENTLEMAN.
        • TRANSLATION.
      • TRANSLATION.
      • GUDLO X.  OF THE GENTLEMAN AND THE OLD GIPSY WOMAN.
        • TRANSLATION.
      • TRANSLATION.
      • GUDLO XI.  THE GIPSY TELLS OF THE CAT AND THE HARE.
        • TRANSLATION.
      • TRANSLATION.
      • GUDLO XII.  OF THE GIPSY WOMAN AND THE CHILD.
        • TRANSLATION.
      • TRANSLATION.
      • GUDLO XIII.  OF THE GIRL THAT WAS TO MARRY THE DEVIL.
        • TRANSLATION.
      • TRANSLATION.
      • GUDLO XIV.  OF THE GIPSY WHO STOLE THE HORSE.
        • TRANSLATION.
      • TRANSLATION.
      • GUDLO XV.  THE HALF-BLOOD GIPSY, HIS WIFE, AND THE PIG.
        • TRANSLATION.
      • TRANSLATION.
      • GUDLO XVI.  THE GIPSY TELLS THE STORY OF THE SEVEN WHISTLERS.
        • TRANSLATION.
      • TRANSLATION.
      • GUDLO XVII.  AN OLD STORY WELL KNOWN TO ALL GIPSIES.
        • TRANSLATION.
      • TRANSLATION.
      • GUDLO XVIII.  HOW THE GIPSY WENT TO CHURCH.
        • TRANSLATION.
      • TRANSLATION.
      • GUDLO XIX.  WHAT THE LITTLE GIPSY GIRL TOLD HER BROTHER.
        • TRANSLATION.
      • TRANSLATION.
      • GUDLO XX.  HOW CHARLEY LEE PLAYED AT PITCH-AND-TOSS.
        • TRANSLATION.
      • TRANSLATION.
      • GUDLO XXI.  OF THE TINKER AND THE KETTLE.
        • TRANSLATION.
      • TRANSLATION.
      • GUDLO XXII.  THE STORY OF “ROMMANY JŌTER.”
        • TRANSLATION.
      • TRANSLATION.
      • GUDLO XXIII.  OF THE RICH GIPSY AND THE PHEASANT.
        • TRANSLATION.
      • TRANSLATION.
      • GUDLO XXIV.  THE GIPSY AND THE “VISITING-CARDS.”
        • TRANSLATION.
      • TRANSLATION.
      • GUDLO XXV.  THE GIPSY IN THE FOREST.
        • TRANSLATION.
      • TRANSLATION.
      • GUDLO XXVI.  THE GIPSY FIDDLER AND THE YOUNG LADY.
        • TRANSLATION.
      • TRANSLATION.
      • GUDLO XXVII.  HOW THE GIPSY DANCED A HOLE THROUGH A STONE.
        • TRANSLATION.
      • TRANSLATION.
      • GUDLO XXVIII.  STORY OF THE GENTLEMAN AND THE GIPSY.
        • TRANSLATION.
      • TRANSLATION.
      • GUDLO XXIX.  HOW THE GIPSY WENT INTO THE WATER.
        • TRANSLATION.
      • TRANSLATION.
      • GUDLO XXX.  THE GIPSY AND HIS TWO MASTERS.
        • TRANSLATION.
      • TRANSLATION.
      • GUDLO XXXI.  THE LITTLE GIPSY BOY AT THE SILVERSMITH’S.
        • TRANSLATION.
      • TRANSLATION.
      • GUDLO XXXII.  THE GIPSY’S DREAM.
        • TRANSLATION.
      • TRANSLATION.
      • GUDLO XXXIII.  OF THE GIRL AND HER LOVER.
        • TRANSLATION.
      • TRANSLATION.
      • GUDLO XXXIV.  THE GIPSY TELLS OF WILL-O’-THE-WISP.
        • TRANSLATION.
      • TRANSLATION.
      • GUDLO XXXV.  THE GIPSY EXPLAINS WHY THE FLOUNDER HAS HIS MOUTH ON ONE SIDE.
        • TRANSLATION.
      • TRANSLATION.
      • GUDLO XXXVI.  A GIPSY ACCOUNT OF THE TRUE ORIGIN OF THE FISH CALLED OLD MAIDS OR YOUNG MAIDS.
        • TRANSLATION.
      • TRANSLATION.
      • GUDLO XXXVII.  HOW LORD COVENTRY LEAPED THE GIPSY TENT.  A TRUE STORY.
        • TRANSLATION.
      • TRANSLATION.
      • GUDLO XXXVIII.  OF MR BARTLETT’S LEAP.
        • TRANSLATION.
      • TRANSLATION.
      • GUDLO XXXIX.  THE GIPSY, THE PIG, AND THE MUSTARD.
        • TRANSLATION.
      • TRANSLATION.
      • GUDLO XL.  EXPLAINING THE ORIGIN OF A CURRENT GIPSY PROVERB OR SAYING.
        • TRANSLATION.
      • TRANSLATION.
      • GUDLO XLI.  THE GIPSY’S FISH-HOOK.
        • TRANSLATION.
      • TRANSLATION.
      • GUDLO XLII.  THE GIPSY AND THE SNAKE.
        • TRANSLATION.
      • TRANSLATION.
      • GUDLO XLIII.  THE STORY OF THE GIPSY AND THE BULL.
        • TRANSLATION.
      • TRANSLATION.
      • GUDLO XLIV.  THE GIPSY AND HIS THREE SWEETHEARTS.
        • TRANSLATION.
      • TRANSLATION.
      • GUDLO XLV.  THE GIPSIES AND THE SMUGGLERS.  A TRUE STORY.
        • TRANSLATION.
      • TRANSLATION.
    • GUDLO I.  HOW A GIPSY SAVED A CHILD’S LIFE BY BREAKING A WINDOW.
      • TRANSLATION.
    • TRANSLATION.
    • GUDLO II.  THE GIPSY STORY OF THE BIRD AND THE HEDGEHOG.
      • TRANSLATION.
    • TRANSLATION.
    • GUDLO III.  A STORY OF A FORTUNE-TELLER.
      • TRANSLATION.
    • TRANSLATION.
    • GUDLO IV.  HOW THE ROYSTON ROOK DECEIVED THE ROOKS AND PIGEONS.
      • TRANSLATION.
    • TRANSLATION.
    • GUDLO V.  THE GIPSY’S STORY OF THE GORGIO AND THE ROMMANY CHAL.
      • TRANSLATION.
    • TRANSLATION.
    • GUDLO VI.  HOW THE GIPSY BRIBED THE POLICEMAN.
      • TRANSLATION.
    • TRANSLATION.
    • GUDLO VII.  HOW A GIPSY LOST THREEPENCE.
      • TRANSLATION.
    • TRANSLATION.
    • GUDLO VIII.  THE STORY OF THE GIPSY’S DOG.
      • TRANSLATION.
    • TRANSLATION.
    • GUDLO IX.  A STORY OF THE PRIZE-FIGHTER AND THE GENTLEMAN.
      • TRANSLATION.
    • TRANSLATION.
    • GUDLO X.  OF THE GENTLEMAN AND THE OLD GIPSY WOMAN.
      • TRANSLATION.
    • TRANSLATION.
    • GUDLO XI.  THE GIPSY TELLS OF THE CAT AND THE HARE.
      • TRANSLATION.
    • TRANSLATION.
    • GUDLO XII.  OF THE GIPSY WOMAN AND THE CHILD.
      • TRANSLATION.
    • TRANSLATION.
    • GUDLO XIII.  OF THE GIRL THAT WAS TO MARRY THE DEVIL.
      • TRANSLATION.
    • TRANSLATION.
    • GUDLO XIV.  OF THE GIPSY WHO STOLE THE HORSE.
      • TRANSLATION.
    • TRANSLATION.
    • GUDLO XV.  THE HALF-BLOOD GIPSY, HIS WIFE, AND THE PIG.
      • TRANSLATION.
    • TRANSLATION.
    • GUDLO XVI.  THE GIPSY TELLS THE STORY OF THE SEVEN WHISTLERS.
      • TRANSLATION.
    • TRANSLATION.
    • GUDLO XVII.  AN OLD STORY WELL KNOWN TO ALL GIPSIES.
      • TRANSLATION.
    • TRANSLATION.
    • GUDLO XVIII.  HOW THE GIPSY WENT TO CHURCH.
      • TRANSLATION.
    • TRANSLATION.
    • GUDLO XIX.  WHAT THE LITTLE GIPSY GIRL TOLD HER BROTHER.
      • TRANSLATION.
    • TRANSLATION.
    • GUDLO XX.  HOW CHARLEY LEE PLAYED AT PITCH-AND-TOSS.
      • TRANSLATION.
    • TRANSLATION.
    • GUDLO XXI.  OF THE TINKER AND THE KETTLE.
      • TRANSLATION.
    • TRANSLATION.
    • GUDLO XXII.  THE STORY OF “ROMMANY JŌTER.”
      • TRANSLATION.
    • TRANSLATION.
    • GUDLO XXIII.  OF THE RICH GIPSY AND THE PHEASANT.
      • TRANSLATION.
    • TRANSLATION.
    • GUDLO XXIV.  THE GIPSY AND THE “VISITING-CARDS.”
      • TRANSLATION.
    • TRANSLATION.
    • GUDLO XXV.  THE GIPSY IN THE FOREST.
      • TRANSLATION.
    • TRANSLATION.
    • GUDLO XXVI.  THE GIPSY FIDDLER AND THE YOUNG LADY.
      • TRANSLATION.
    • TRANSLATION.
    • GUDLO XXVII.  HOW THE GIPSY DANCED A HOLE THROUGH A STONE.
      • TRANSLATION.
    • TRANSLATION.
    • GUDLO XXVIII.  STORY OF THE GENTLEMAN AND THE GIPSY.
      • TRANSLATION.
    • TRANSLATION.
    • GUDLO XXIX.  HOW THE GIPSY WENT INTO THE WATER.
      • TRANSLATION.
    • TRANSLATION.
    • GUDLO XXX.  THE GIPSY AND HIS TWO MASTERS.
      • TRANSLATION.
    • TRANSLATION.
    • GUDLO XXXI.  THE LITTLE GIPSY BOY AT THE SILVERSMITH’S.
      • TRANSLATION.
    • TRANSLATION.
    • GUDLO XXXII.  THE GIPSY’S DREAM.
      • TRANSLATION.
    • TRANSLATION.
    • GUDLO XXXIII.  OF THE GIRL AND HER LOVER.
      • TRANSLATION.
    • TRANSLATION.
    • GUDLO XXXIV.  THE GIPSY TELLS OF WILL-O’-THE-WISP.
      • TRANSLATION.
    • TRANSLATION.
    • GUDLO XXXV.  THE GIPSY EXPLAINS WHY THE FLOUNDER HAS HIS MOUTH ON ONE SIDE.
      • TRANSLATION.
    • TRANSLATION.
    • GUDLO XXXVI.  A GIPSY ACCOUNT OF THE TRUE ORIGIN OF THE FISH CALLED OLD MAIDS OR YOUNG MAIDS.
      • TRANSLATION.
    • TRANSLATION.
    • GUDLO XXXVII.  HOW LORD COVENTRY LEAPED THE GIPSY TENT.  A TRUE STORY.
      • TRANSLATION.
    • TRANSLATION.
    • GUDLO XXXVIII.  OF MR BARTLETT’S LEAP.
      • TRANSLATION.
    • TRANSLATION.
    • GUDLO XXXIX.  THE GIPSY, THE PIG, AND THE MUSTARD.
      • TRANSLATION.
    • TRANSLATION.
    • GUDLO XL.  EXPLAINING THE ORIGIN OF A CURRENT GIPSY PROVERB OR SAYING.
      • TRANSLATION.
    • TRANSLATION.
    • GUDLO XLI.  THE GIPSY’S FISH-HOOK.
      • TRANSLATION.
    • TRANSLATION.
    • GUDLO XLII.  THE GIPSY AND THE SNAKE.
      • TRANSLATION.
    • TRANSLATION.
    • GUDLO XLIII.  THE STORY OF THE GIPSY AND THE BULL.
      • TRANSLATION.
    • TRANSLATION.
    • GUDLO XLIV.  THE GIPSY AND HIS THREE SWEETHEARTS.
      • TRANSLATION.
    • TRANSLATION.
    • GUDLO XLV.  THE GIPSIES AND THE SMUGGLERS.  A TRUE STORY.
      • TRANSLATION.
    • TRANSLATION.
    • FOOTNOTES
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