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  • Rahvaliit on ka selline kahtlane lammas, ega ma nende kohta ei oskagi liiga palju ütelda, arvatavasti on neil RE ja IRL-iga lihtsam kokkuleppeid teha kui eelnevatel.

    tatsutahime Diary Entry

  • We can soon see the leaves start to turn colour and the nights to draw in after lammas has been and gone.

    Archive 2006-08-01

  • Ja võid teha osalusvaatluse - oled natukene aega lammas.

    tatsutahime Diary Entry

  • A picture by Vladimir Makofsky, which he bought about this time, hung in the breakfast-room at Sloane Street; 'it represents a scene from one of Tourgenief's early stories, a summer's night in the government of Toula: boys telling ghost stories while they watch horses grazing on the lammas land.'

    The Life of the Rt. Hon. Sir Charles W. Dilke, Volume 1

  • I found a great deal of difference in the produce, both in the fize of th« ears and ftooling part \ the red lammas

    A new system of husbandry

  • [(none but she, and broke six) -10.8 (-) 2.2 (pence besides swearing) 9.2 (on the bible; but lammas-eve was)] TJ

    Agnes De-Courci: a Domestic Tale

  • He notes the cant lammas in Eric Partridge’s Dictionary of the Underworld, the lingo of costermongers in London around 1855, alternatively spelled nammou, meaning “to depart, esp. furtively” and related to vamoose in the lingo of the American West.

    No Uncertain Terms

  • 'the headland' 'with red wheat,' in the early autumn, there is an obvious reference to the custom almost peculiar to the Cotswolds of sowing 'red lammas' wheat at an unusually early season of the agricultural year.

    A Life of William Shakespeare with portraits and facsimiles

  • Hodge kept company with Patty, two years last lammas, and promised to marry none but she, and broke six-pence besides swearing on the bible; but lammas-eve was fatal more ways than one to poor Patty, for Hodge being at a neighbouring wake, was ticed, unbeknown to Patty, to take the under-groom’s place at Belle-Vue; for Hodge wanted to see the world.

    Agnes De-Courci: a Domestic Tale

  • By the Earl of Moira, by Lord Vifcouat Southwell, and by Lord Shelbume to their refpedtive tenants, and many other noble - men and gentlemen of property in Ireland, who are too numerous to infert in this work, but who are juftly and dcfervedly efteemed Thefe three following forts of wheat ait principally recommended, viz. the white lammas, the red bald lammas and the beard - ed wheat, and this laft efpecially for coU moid grounds.

    A General History of Ireland, in Its Antient and Modern State: The Whole ...

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  • The 1st of August. Also 'sheep' in Finnish. For example, 'Shaun The Sheep' is 'Late Lammas' in Finland.

    You never know when you need a knowledge like this.

    March 4, 2008