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“Because ‘twer Easter Zunday.”

Easter Zunday by William Barnes Last Easter Jim put on his blue Frock cwoat, the vu’st time-vier new; Wi’ yollow buttons all o’ brass, That glitter’d in the zun lik’ glass; An’ pok’d ‘ithin the button-hole A tutty he’d a-begg’d … Continue reading

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Its Maÿ!

From the always-to-be-followed Laudator about May! Read it aloud! I would love to have a recording of this read by a native of Dorset.  Can any of you readers help?  Record it and send it to me by email!  William … Continue reading

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