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Pentreath (Dolly)

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The last person who spoke Cornish. Daines Barrington went from London to the Land’s End to visit her. She lived at Mousehole.

Hail, Mousehole! birthplace of old Doll Pentreath,

The last who jabbered Cornish, so says Daines … .”


Peter Pindar (Ode xxi., To Myself).

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Pentacle
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Pentateuch
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Penthesilea
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Pentreath (Dolly)
Peony (The)
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Peppy Bap
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