[DWJ] DWJ on Bujold
minnow at belfry.org.uk
Tue May 13 14:52:29 EDT 2008
>On Tue, May 13, 2008 at 06:52:17PM +0100, Minnow wrote:
>>How about a Bronte, or something?
and Roger headed for reference:
>Only as dialect, I fear.
>Agnes Grey, chapter XI:
> "But next day, afore I'd gotten fettled up--for indeed, Miss, I'd no
> heart to sweeping an' fettling, an' washing pots; so I sat me down i'
> th' muck--who should come in but Maister Weston!"
>The Tenant of Wildfell Hall, chapter LII:
> "And I suppose the old missis is agoing to leave after this stir's
> gotten overed, and take herself off, somewhere, to live on her bit of
> a jointure;"
Dialect is better than nothing but not ideal.
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