The English Gipsies and their Language

Charles G. Leland

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The English Gipsies and their Language is a book by American folklorist Charles G. Leland, first published in 1873. The book takes a look into the culture, language and folklore of the English Roma in the mid-19th Century. Chapters include; Gipsy Cottage; The Gipsy Tinker; Gipsy Respect For The Dead; Gipsy Words Which Have Passed Into English Slang; Proverbs And Chance Phrases; Indications Of The Indian Origin Of The Gipsies; and, Rommani Gudli; Or, Gipsy Stories And Fables.

This book has 63,699 words, 104 pages in the PDF version, and was originally published in 1873.

Production notes: This ebook of The English Gipsies and their Language was published by Global Grey in 2019, and updated on the 12th March 2023. The artwork used for the cover is 'Three Gypsies' by Pongrácz Ferenc.

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