The English Gipsies and Their Language eBook

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PREFACE.1
CHAPTER I. INTRODUCTORY.5
CHAPTER II.  A GIPSY COTTAGE.15
CHAPTER III.  THE GIPSY TINKER.21
CHAPTER IV.  GIPSY RESPECT FOR THE DEAD.26
CHAPTER V. GIPSY LETTERS.33
TRANSLATION.35
GERMAN GIPSY.38
TRANSLATION.38
GERMAN GIPSY.39
TRANSLATION.39
CHAPTER VI.  GIPSY WORDS WHICH HAVE PASSED INTO ENGLISH SLANG.40
CHAPTER VII.  PROVERBS AND CHANCE PHRASES.51
CHAPTER VIII.  INDICATIONS OF THE INDIAN ORIGIN OF THE GIPSIES.55
CHAPTER IX.  MISCELLANEA.67
TRANSLATION.92
CHAPTER X. GIPSIES IN EGYPT.92
ROMMANI GUDLI; OR, GIPSY STORIES AND FABLES.98
GUDLO I. HOW A GIPSY SAVED A CHILD’S LIFE BY BREAKING A WINDOW.99
TRANSLATION.99
GUDLO II.  THE GIPSY STORY OF THE BIRD AND THE HEDGEHOG.99
TRANSLATION.100
GUDLO III.  A STORY OF A FORTUNE-TELLER.100
TRANSLATION.100
GUDLO IV.  HOW THE ROYSTON ROOK DECEIVED THE ROOKS AND PIGEONS.100
TRANSLATION.100
GUDLO V. THE GIPSY’S STORY OF THE GORGIO AND THE ROMMANY CHAL.101
TRANSLATION.101
GUDLO VI.  HOW THE GIPSY BRIBED THE POLICEMAN.101
TRANSLATION.101
GUDLO VII.  HOW A GIPSY LOST THREEPENCE.102
TRANSLATION.102
GUDLO VIII.  THE STORY OF THE GIPSY’S DOG.102
TRANSLATION.102
GUDLO IX.  A STORY OF THE PRIZE-FIGHTER AND THE GENTLEMAN.103
TRANSLATION.103
GUDLO X. OF THE GENTLEMAN AND THE OLD GIPSY WOMAN.103
TRANSLATION.103
GUDLO XI.  THE GIPSY TELLS OF THE CAT AND THE HARE.103
TRANSLATION.103
GUDLO XII.  OF THE GIPSY WOMAN AND THE CHILD.104
TRANSLATION.104
GUDLO XIII.  OF THE GIRL THAT WAS TO MARRY THE DEVIL.104
TRANSLATION.104
GUDLO XIV.  OF THE GIPSY WHO STOLE THE HORSE.104
TRANSLATION.104
GUDLO XV.  THE HALF-BLOOD GIPSY, HIS WIFE, AND THE PIG.105
TRANSLATION.105
GUDLO XVI.  THE GIPSY TELLS THE STORY OF THE SEVEN WHISTLERS.105
TRANSLATION.105
GUDLO XVII.  AN OLD STORY WELL KNOWN TO ALL GIPSIES.105
TRANSLATION.106
GUDLO XVIII.  HOW THE GIPSY WENT TO CHURCH.106
TRANSLATION.107
GUDLO XIX.  WHAT THE LITTLE GIPSY GIRL TOLD HER BROTHER.107
TRANSLATION.107
GUDLO XX.  HOW CHARLEY LEE PLAYED AT PITCH-AND-TOSS.108
TRANSLATION.108
GUDLO XXI.  OF THE TINKER AND THE KETTLE.108
TRANSLATION.108
GUDLO XXII.  THE STORY OF “ROMMANY JOTER.”109
TRANSLATION.109
GUDLO XXIII.  OF THE RICH GIPSY AND THE PHEASANT.109
TRANSLATION.110
GUDLO XXIV.  THE GIPSY AND THE “VISITING-CARDS.”110
TRANSLATION.110
GUDLO XXV.  THE GIPSY IN THE FOREST.110
TRANSLATION.110
GUDLO XXVI.  THE GIPSY FIDDLER AND THE YOUNG LADY.111
TRANSLATION.111
GUDLO XXVII.  HOW THE GIPSY DANCED A HOLE THROUGH A STONE.111
TRANSLATION.111
GUDLO XXVIII.  STORY OF THE GENTLEMAN AND THE GIPSY.111
TRANSLATION.112
GUDLO XXIX.  HOW THE GIPSY WENT INTO THE WATER.112
TRANSLATION.112
GUDLO XXX.  THE GIPSY AND HIS TWO MASTERS.112
TRANSLATION.112
GUDLO XXXI.  THE LITTLE GIPSY BOY AT THE SILVERSMITH’S.113
TRANSLATION.113
GUDLO XXXII.  THE GIPSY’S DREAM.113
TRANSLATION.113
GUDLO XXXIII.  OF THE GIRL AND HER LOVER.113
TRANSLATION.114
GUDLO XXXIV.  THE GIPSY TELLS OF WILL-O’-THE-WISP.115
TRANSLATION.115
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TRANSLATION.116
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TRANSLATION.116
GUDLO XXXVII.  HOW LORD COVENTRY LEAPED THE GIPSY TENT.  A TRUE STORY.116
TRANSLATION.117
GUDLO XXXVIII.  OF MR BARTLETT’S LEAP.117
TRANSLATION.117
GUDLO XXXIX.  THE GIPSY, THE PIG, AND THE MUSTARD.117
TRANSLATION.118
GUDLO XL.  EXPLAINING THE ORIGIN OF A CURRENT GIPSY PROVERB OR SAYING.118
TRANSLATION.119
GUDLO XLI.  THE GIPSY’S FISH-HOOK.119
TRANSLATION.119
GUDLO XLII.  THE GIPSY AND THE SNAKE.119
TRANSLATION.120
GUDLO XLIII.  THE STORY OF THE GIPSY AND THE BULL.120
TRANSLATION.120
GUDLO XLIV.  THE GIPSY AND HIS THREE SWEETHEARTS.121
TRANSLATION.121
GUDLO XLV.  THE GIPSIES AND THE SMUGGLERS.  A TRUE STORY.122
TRANSLATION.122
FOOTNOTES122
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