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Howard Jones Folklore: translations from Inspector Gently (46) RE: Folklore: translations from Inspector Gently 31 Jul 20


"It is the bright day that brings forth the adder
And that craves wary walking. Crown him that,
And then I grant we put a sting in him
That at his will he may do danger with."

This is a quote from Shakespeare's Julius Caesar, where Brutus is talking about the dangers of allowing Caesar to become king.

Bass Rock is a prominent island in the Firth of Forth, off the coast os Scotland.

A loke is Norfolk dialect for a lane.

Pierrots were groups of entertainers who performed on seaside piers. They wore costumes based on the Pierrot clown character.


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