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" French, a speech compact thirty years since of English and a great number of odd words of their own devising, without all order or reason ; and yet, such is it as none but themselves are able to understand. "
Primitive Culture: Researches Into the Development of Mythology, Philosophy ... - Page 355
by Edward Burnett Tylor - 1871 - 426 pages
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A Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue

Francis Grose - English language - 1785 - 182 pages
...ten thousand persons, as I have " harde reported, moreover in counterfeiting the Egyp" tian roges, they have devised a language among " themselves, which they name canting ; but others PREFACE. Hi " Pedlar's French, a speache compact thirty yeares since " of English, and a great number...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 8

George Walter Prothero - 1813
...unto above 10,000 persons, as I have heard reported. Moreover, in counterfeiting the Egyptian rogues, they have devised a language among themselves, which they name canting, but others pedlars French; a speech compact thirty years since ot English, and a great number of odd words of their own...
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Grose's Classical Dictionary of Th Vulgar Tongue: Revised and Corrected ...

Francis Grose - English language - 1823 - 245 pages
...ten thousand " persons, as I have harde reported. More" over, in counterfeiting the Egyptian roges, they " have devised a language among themselves, " which they name Canting, but others Pedlars " French, a speache compact thirty years since " Of English, and a great number of odde " words of...
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The history and antiquities of the parish of Lambeth, and the archiepiscopal ...

Thomas Allen - Lambeth (London, England) - 1826 - 458 pages
...ten thousand persons, as I have heard it reported. Moreover, in counterfeiting the Egyptain rogues they have devised a language among themselves, which they name canting ; but other pedlars, French, a speech composed thirty years since of English and a great number of odd words...
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The History and Antiquities of the Parish of Lambeth, and the Archiepiscopal ...

Thomas Allen - Lambeth (London, England) - 1826 - 458 pages
...ten thousand persons, as I have heard it reported. Moreover, in counterfeiting the Egyptain rogues they have devised a language among themselves, which they name canting ; but other pedlars, French, a speech composed thirty years since of English and a great number of odd words...
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Sir Thomas More, or, Colloquies on the progress and prospects of ..., Volume 1

Robert Southey - Great Britain - 1829 - 450 pages
...it is affirmed that no fewer than 72,000 f criminals were * " In counterfeiting the Egyptian rogues they have devised a language among themselves, which they name canting, but others Pedlar's French, a speech compact thirty years since of English and a great number of odd words of...
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Sir Thomas More, Or, Colloquies on the Progress and Prospects of Society

Robert Southey - Great Britain - 1829 - 868 pages
...it is affirmed that no fewer than 72,000 f criminals were * " In counterfeiting the Egyptian rogues they have devised a language among themselves, which they name canting, but others Pedlar's French, a speech compact thirty years since of English and a great number of odd words of...
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Sir Thomas More: Or, Colloquies on the Progress and Prospects of Society

Robert Southey - Great Britain - 1829 - 450 pages
...it is affirmed that no fewer than 72,000 f criminals were * " In counterfeiting the Egyptian rogues they have devised a language among themselves, which they name canting, but others Pedlar's French, a speech compact thirty years since of English and a great number of odd words of...
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Essays, moral and political, Volume 1

Robert Southey - 1832
...above 10,000 persons, as I have heard reported. * Moreover, in counterfeiting the Egyptian rogues, they have devised * a language among themselves, which they name canting, but others * pedlars' French; a speech compact thirty years since of English, and * a great number of odd words of their...
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On Sir Francis Burdett's motion for parliamentary reform.-On the conduct of ...

Robert Southey - 1832
...above 10,000 persons, as I have heard reported. * Moreover, in counterfeiting the Egyptian rogues, they have devised * a language among themselves, which they name canting, but others ' pedlars' French; a speech compact thirty years since of English, and * a great number of odd words of their...
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