10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «FAINNESS»
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The English Dialect Dictionary, Being the Complete ...
Sc. The young things nearly grat for fainness, CARRICK Lairdo/Logan (1835)
272. 2. Desirous, eager. Also used advb. Sc. Yon's the gate to heaven, that ye are
sae fain of, ScoTT Midlollu'an (1818) xxix. Bnfl'.X He's unco fain 0' the drap dram.
The English dialect dictionary, being the complete ...
An.l Hence (I) Fainly, (a) adv. gladly, eagerly, excitedly; (l1) aafj. pleasant,
welcome, gladsome ; (2) Fainness, sb. gladness. (1, 0) Se. \Vhile fainly they fidgit
at ilka tale, JANIESON Po/l. Ballads (1806) 1.303. Abd. I'd own you asabrither
Transactions of the Philological Society
177"; Dat wif war* ha ofwundred of sioylcere sundfulnesse i harrihtes beot hire
handan togadere for fagennesse, ibid., p. 123*; Me .... ongan to wepenne for
fagennesse, ibid., p. 124 s0 and p. 173 3S. The earliest quotation for fainness in
Philological Society (Great Britain), 1906
The dialect of Banffshire: with a glossary of words not in ...
Fainness, n. (1) desire; liking; as, "He hiz an unco fainness for the drink." (2) Love
; affection. Fair-caan, n. great care, accompanied with skill ; as, " It'll need fair-
caan afore he get oot o' that scraip." Fair-faced, a. deceitful. Fair-fa', n. a wrestling
The New Testament in Braid Scots
But we, brethren, bein taen awa frae ye for an 'oor — in presence, no in heart —
sae muckle the mair socht to see yere face, wi' unco fainness. 18. And sae I
uncolie desir't to come t'ye, ance and again ; but Sau- tan hinder't us. 19. For what
A Complete Word and Phrase Concordance to the Poems and ...
Face l4S Fainness A " hare.brain'd sentimental trace " Was strongly marked in
her face ; The Vision. D. I. to. The justling tears ran down his honest face ! The
Vowels. Fair fa' your honest, sonsy face, . To a Haggis. You'll easy draw a weel.
Distracting: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases
Use in Literature CarlesThe false Juanito, day and night, Had best with caution go, The Gypsy carles of Yeira height Have sworn to lay him low.ndash;George Borrow in Zincali, Gypsies of Spain.The auld carles kecklet with fainness as they ...
Sansculottism claps hands ;—at which handclapping, Foulon (T1? his fainness,
as his Destiny would have it) also claps. 'See! they understand one another !'
cries dark Sansculottism, blazing into fury of suspicion.—' Friends,' said ' a person
Thomas Carlyle, Henry Duff Traill, Oliver Cromwell, 1837
Helenore: Or, The Fortunate Shepherdess: a Poem in the Broad ...
Upon the green they lean'd them down all three, And tears for fainness ran frae
ilka eye. Lasiie, what was't come o'er' thee, Colin says, At sic a time os night to tak
the braes 2 I mair nor fairly, what coud be your haste, Ye coud na think to ...
The Works with His Lift by Allan Cunningham. -London, James ...
ot8 Bauad. Faiket. Forgiven or excused, abated, a demand. “ l'll no faik a farden o'
my right.” . . (;a1t. Fainness. Gladness, overcome with joy. Fairin' Fairing, a
present brought from a fair. “ He'll gie him his fairin' I'll be caution for't.” Scott.