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The Farmer's Friend; or, Wise Saws and Modern Instances: Being a Collection of Country Sayings

The Farmer's Friend; or, Wise Saws and Modern Instances: Being a Collection of Country Sayings

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  • ISBN-13: 9781107629479
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date: Mar 06, 2014
  • Pages: 122 pages
  • Dimensions: 0.28 x 7.01 x 5.0 inches

Overview

Originally published in 1947, this book presents a selection of British rural sayings together with commentary on their meanings. The selections were drawn from many sources, although the majority were derived directly from farmers. Illustrations are also included. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in country sayings, linguistics and British history.

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