Gronoviana, gwaith y parch. G. Owen, at yr hyn y rhagddodwyd hanes ei fywyd [ed. by J.G. Jones].

 
9781130851076: Gronoviana, gwaith y parch. G. Owen, at yr hyn y rhagddodwyd hanes ei fywyd [ed. by J.G. Jones].
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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. 1860 Excerpt: ...the English daily got ground of it, and he doubted not but in a hundred years it would be quite lost. This was a matter of triumph to my antagonists; but to me it was such a confounded overthrowing blow as would certainly have utterly ruined and destroyed me out of the the way, but that I have a queer turn of mind that disposes me to laugh heartily at an absurdity, and to despise ignorance and conceitedness. But he is not the first I met with of that stamp; let them say so, and wish it so, if they will; but be not you discouraged in your laudable undertaking, and be sure if I can but contribute my mite towards it, it shall not be 1 Rector of Warrington, now alive, 1795,--aeetat 67; translator of Juvenal, and author of Farringdon'e Sermons. Cambrian Beqister. wanting: I shall always think it my duty and greatest pleasure so to do. Dyma lythyr neu ddatl oddiwrth Wilym Ddu o Gybi, yn deisyf arnaf ysgrifenu, notes and explanations, ar Gywydd у Farn, ac ar Gywydd Bonedd yr Awen, a'u gyrru yna i Lundain at y Gymdeithas i'w hargraphu. I have at present never a book by me, neither a Dictionary, nor any other (though they are at Chester, and will be, I hope, at Liverpool this week); so I cannot find in my heart to take that work in hand without them, as they are so near coming; and besides, I don't think it proper to write notes, and point out beauties (if there are any) or criticise on the faults in my own work. The former is by no means proper for me to do, and the latter (I'll uphold it) wil be done faster for me perhaps than I could wish. All that is proper for me to do, I will willingly and readily set about (if you think proper, and acquaint me with your pleasure in your next), which I take to be no more than barely expounding the hard words by some of m...

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