English as She is Spoke

English as She is Spoke
or, A Jest in Sober Earnest

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English as She is Spoke by Pedro Carolino, José da Fonseca

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42

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English as She is Spoke
or, A Jest in Sober Earnest

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"EVERY one who loves a laugh," says Fun, "should either buy, beg, borrow, or--we had almost said steal--this book; for in sober earnest we aver that it is not given to every one to 'jest so.'"

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cafico | Heuth-cock Calander | Whoop Stor | Pea cock Yeung turkey | Pinch Red-Breast, a robin

Insects-reptiles.

Asp, aspic | Fly Morpion | Butter fly Serpent.

Fishes and shell-fishes.

Calamary | Large lobster Dorado | Snail A sorte of fish | Wolf Hedge hog | Torpedo Sea-calf.

Trees.

Lote-tree lotos | Service-tree Chest nut-tree | Jujube-tree Linden-tree.

Flowers.

Anemony | Mil-foils Blue-bottle | Hink Turnsol.

Hunting.

Hunting dog | Picker Relay dog | Gun-powder Hound dog | Priming-powder Hound's fee | Hunts man

Colours.

White | Gridelin Cray | Musk Red.

Metals and minerals.

Starch | Latten Cooper | Plaster Vitriole

Common stones.

Loadstones | White lead Brick | Gum-stone

Weights.

Counterpoise | An obole A pound an half | A quater ounce.

Games.

Football-ball | Pile Bar | Mall Gleek | Even or non even Carousal | Keel

Perfumes.

Benzion | Pomatum Perfume paw |

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