Observations on the Scottisch Dialect


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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1782 edition. Excerpt: ...Slow, lazy. Tender (as, Pope was a tender man J, Sickly. Delicate, is another adjective which the Scots and English use in different senses: For by delicate, the Scots mean sickly, and the English beautiful, or pleasing. These senses of the words tender, and delicate, the Scots seem to have taken from the ...

Observations on the Scottisch Dialect 2015, Palala Press

ISBN-13: 9781343019911