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Yorkshire Dialect Poems (1673-1915) and traditional poems   By: (1872-1919)

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By F.W. Moorman

(1673 1915) and Traditional Poems

Compiled with an Historical Introduction by F. W. Moorman (Professor of English Language, University of Leeds)

London Published for the Yorkshire Dialect Society by Sidgwick and Jackson, Ltd., 1916, 1917

To The Yorkshiremen Serving their Country in Trench or on Battleship I respectfully dedicate this collection of Songs from the Homeland

Contents: Preface to Etext Edition Preface Preface (To the Second Edition) Introduction Poems A Yorkshire Dialogue between an awd Wife a Lass and a butcher . Anonymous An Honest Yorkshireman. Henry Carey From "Snaith Marsh" Anonymous When at Hame wi' Dad Anonymous I'm Yorkshire too Anonymous The Wensleydale Lad Anonymous A Song 1. Thomas Browne A Song 2. Thomas Browne The Invasion: An Ecologue Thomas Browne Elegy on the Death of a Frog David Lewis Sheffield Cutler's Song Abel Bywater Address to Poverty Anonymous The Collingham Ghost Anonymous The Yorkshire Horse Dealers Anonymous The Lucky Dream John Castillo The Milkin' Time J. H. Dixon I Niver can call Her my Wife Ben Preston Come to thy Gronny, Doy Ben Preston Owd Moxy Ben Preston Dean't mak gam o' me Florence Tweddell Coom, stop at yam to neet Bob Florence Tweddell Ode to t' Mooin J. H. Eccles Aunt Nancy J. H. Eccles Coom, don on thy Bonnet an' Shawl Thomas Blackah My awd hat Thomas Blackah Reeth Bartle Fair John Harland The Christmas Party Tom Twistleton Nelly o' Bob's John Hartley Bite Bigger John Hartley Rollickin' Jack John Hartley Jim's Letter James Burnley A Yorkshire Farmer's Address to a Schoolmaster George Lancaster The Window on the Cliff Top W. H. Oxley Aar Maggie Edmund Hatton T' First o' t' Sooart John Hartley Pateley Reaces Anonymous Play Cricket Ben Turner The File cutter's Lament to Liberty E. Downing A Kuss John Malham Dembleby Huntin' Song Richard Blakeborough Spring F. J. Newboult Heam, Sweet Heam A. C. Watson Then an' Nae E. A. Lodge Owd England Walter Hampson. Love and Pie J. A. Carill I's Gotten t' Bliss George H. Cowling A Natterin' Wife George H... Continue reading book >>

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