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dialect of West Somerset a paper read before the Philological Society, January 15th, 1875 by Frederic Thomas Elworthy

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Published by Tru bner for the English Dialect Society in London .
Written in English

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Statementby FredericThomas Elworthy ; with an appendix.
SeriesSeries D, Miscellaneous
ContributionsPhilological Society., English Dialect Society.
The Physical Object
Pagination78p. ;
Number of Pages78
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13903488M

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