Slang and its analogues past and present. A dictionary, historical and comparative of the heterodox speech of all classes of society for more than three hundred years. With synonyms in English, French, German, Italian, etc

Slang and its analogues past and present. A dictionary, historical and comparative of the heterodox speech of all classes of society for more than three hundred years. With synonyms in English, French, German, Italian, etc

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PE 3721 F4 1890 v.l Rota , SLANG AND ITS ANALOGUES. Seven Hundred and Fifty Copies only printed, which this is No.of AND ,TSSLANG ANALOGUES AND PRESENT.PAST OF THEA HISTORICAL AND COMPARATIVE,DICTIONARY, OF ALL CLASSES OF SOCIETYHETERODOX SPEECH FOR MORE THAN THREE HUNDRED YEARS. WITH SYNONYMS IN FRENCH, GERMAN,ENGLISH, ETC.ITALIAN, COMPILED AND EDITED BY JOHN S. FARMER, OFAUTHOR " ""Ex Oriente Lux" : 'Twixt Two Worlds."Americanisms Old and New" : V912. I. -A TO BYZ. ONLYPRINTED FOR SUBSCRIBERS MDCCCXC. j -'" . ...-.., PE V. I The author will esteem it a favour to be furnished with examples of cant or of kind or withslang together quotations,any nationality, etc.especially ones, derivation,early illustrating usage, meaning, All communications be addressed to S. careFARMER,may JOHN of A. P. Paternoster E.G.WATT, Esq., 2, London,Square,