English Dialects From the Eighth Century to the Present Day
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English Dialects From the Eighth Century to the Present Day

By Walter W. (Walter William) Skeat
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Table of Contents
  • PREFACE
  • TABLE OF CONTENTS
  • CHAPTER I
    • DIALECTS AND THEIR VALUE
  • CHAPTER II
    • DIALECTS IN EARLY TIMES
  • CHAPTER III
    • THE DIALECTS OF NORTHUMBRIA; TILL A.D. 1000
  • CHAPTER IV
    • THE DIALECTS OF NORTHUMBRIA; A.D. 1300-1400
  • CHAPTER V
    • NORTHUMBRIAN IN THE FIFTEENTH CENTURY
  • CHAPTER VI
    • THE SOUTHERN DIALECT
  • CHAPTER VII
    • THE SOUTHERN DIALECT OF KENT
  • CHAPTER VIII
    • THE MERCIAN DIALECT
      • I. East Midland
      • II. West Midland
    • I. East Midland
    • II. West Midland
  • CHAPTER IX
    • FOREIGN ELEMENTS IN THE DIALECTS
  • CHAPTER X
    • LATER HISTORY OF THE DIALECTS
  • CHAPTER XI
    • THE MODERN DIALECTS
  • CHAPTER XII
    • A FEW SPECIMENS
      • Scottish (Group 3): Aberdeen.
      • Scottish (Group 7): Ayrshire.
        • The Twa Dogs (Cæsar and Luath).
      • The Twa Dogs (Cæsar and Luath).
      • Scottish (Group 8): Edinburgh.
      • Northern (England); Group 2: Westmoreland.
      • Midland (Group 1): Lincoln.
      • Midland (Group 2): S.E. Lancashire.
        • Owd Pinder.
      • Owd Pinder.
      • Midland (Group 5): Sheffield.
      • Midland (Group 6): Cheshire.
      • Eastern (Group 2): N. Essex.
      • Eastern (Group 3): Norfolk.
      • Western (Group 1): S.W. Shropshire.
      • Southern (Group 2): Wiltshire.
        • The Harnet and the Bittle.
      • The Harnet and the Bittle.
      • Southern (Group 3): Isle of Wight.
      • Southern (Group 7): East Sussex.
    • Scottish (Group 3): Aberdeen.
    • Scottish (Group 7): Ayrshire.
      • The Twa Dogs (Cæsar and Luath).
    • The Twa Dogs (Cæsar and Luath).
    • Scottish (Group 8): Edinburgh.
    • Northern (England); Group 2: Westmoreland.
    • Midland (Group 1): Lincoln.
    • Midland (Group 2): S.E. Lancashire.
      • Owd Pinder.
    • Owd Pinder.
    • Midland (Group 5): Sheffield.
    • Midland (Group 6): Cheshire.
    • Eastern (Group 2): N. Essex.
    • Eastern (Group 3): Norfolk.
    • Western (Group 1): S.W. Shropshire.
    • Southern (Group 2): Wiltshire.
      • The Harnet and the Bittle.
    • The Harnet and the Bittle.
    • Southern (Group 3): Isle of Wight.
    • Southern (Group 7): East Sussex.
  • BIBLIOGRAPHY
  • INDEX
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