Excerpt from Original Tales and Ballads in the Yorkshire Dialect: Known Also as Inglis, the Language of the Angles, and the Northumbrian Dialect; Spoken to-Day in Yorkshire, and in Early Times From South Yorkshire to AberdeenThe ancient element of this volume makes necessary the statement of the fact that these Tales and Ballads are all throughout entirely my own original work. My Historical Intro...
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l Show the dialect I have written herein, the which is known also as Inglis, the language of the Angles, and the Northumbrian dialect, Spoken to-day in Yorkshire, and in early times from South Yorkshire to Aberdeen, is a rare and signal inheritance - the language of a race pre eminently the English of the English.A modern national language is a survival of one or more of the several ancient dialects. Neither the language of the Saxons of Wessex nor the Older language of the early English - the Angles, whose speech was Spoken from Aberdeen even down to the Midlands, came to be the nationally surviving dialect. The East Midland variety it was that survived. Tendency towards the adoption of the English now common was manifest in writers as early as Chaucer; and literary men being invariably scholars writing for those who might understand words of Greek, Latin, and French association, their English, even at a time when it yet preserved archaic early English forms, gave us a Latinized English - neither purely Anglian nor Saxon.The Yorkshire dialect, which is a survival of Inglis, as its Scots writers called the language of the Angles or early English, and of what is also known as the Northern dialect, owes absolutely nothing of its present oral preservation to literary transcriptions. My chapter on the pronunciation makes ascertainable the distance Modern English, and the Yorkshire dialect as spoken to-oday, are from each other, and.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.