Eleventh Report of the Committee on Devonshire Verbal Provincialisms
Trans. Devon Assoc., vol. XXI, (1889), pp. 84-109.
F.T. Elworthy, Member of Council of the Philological Society
Prepared by Michael Steer
The Committee’s Report was read at the Association’s July 1889 Tavistock meeting. The Members’ purpose was to note and record current and past use of any Verbal Provincialisms in Devonshire, in either written or spoken language, that had not been included in the lists published in the Association’s Transactions.
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Committee Members - Mr. J. S. Amery, Mr. G. Doe, Mr. F.T. Elworthy, (Secretary), Mr. F. H. Firth, Mr. P.O. Hutchinson, Mr. P.Q. Karkeek, Dr. W.C. Lake, Dr. T.N. Brushfield.
|Alfred, King||86, 109|
|Anstiss, Rev. Mr.||106|
|Argenson, René Louis de Voyer de Paulmy d’||93|
|Balsdon, Marianne||86, 90-1, 99|
|Britten, James||87, 94, 98|
|Cotgrave, Randle||98, 109|
|Dymond, Mrs. Robert||85|
|Forby, Robert||87, 109|
|Gould, Rev. Sabine Baring||85|
|Halliwell, James||91, 93-5, 106|
|Hibernia, Thomas de||107|
|Jago, Frederick W.G.||90-1|
|Johnson, Dr. Samuel||87|
|Littré, Emile||89, 93, 104|
|Pengelly, Richard||88, 107|
|Pengelly, William||95-6, 103, 105-6|
|Pulman, Rev. P.T.||85|
|Rundle, Rev. S. Jnr.||85|
|Spry, Marianne||90, 93, 104|
|Swainson, William John||95|
|Troup, Mrs. J. Rose||85|
|White, William||90, 95, 97-8, 101, 103, 105|
|Worth, R. Nicholls||85|
|Wright, Thomas||86, 91, 94-5|