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angels Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words26.2 10 4.6 47 0 0 0 136.4
Number of occurrences404 16 0 0 0 20
Number of authors4 4 0 0 0 2

Occurrences of angels in Corpus

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Hubbard, Tom The Flechitorium, (Grace Note 2017 ISBN: 9781907676932) Lallans - East Central, poetry
For angels' wings (or devil's back): Thi on page 3

1 matches

Ulster-Scots Language Society Tha Fower Gospels, (Ullans Press 2016 ISBN: 978-1-905281-25-1) Ulster, prose
Buik says: 'He wull tell hïs angels tae luk eftèr ye, an wi thai on page 3
Then tha Deil lut hïm be, an angels cum an lukt eftèr hïm. on page 4
a warl, an tha reapers ir tha angels. 0 jist tha wye tha weeds ir on page 9
Tha shepherds an tha angels on page 72
Buik says: 'He wull tell hïs angels tae luk eftèr ye an keep an on page 75
Also on pages 86, 91, 96, 98, 104, 111
19 matches

Wilson, Rab Accent O the Mind, (Luath 2006 ISBN: 978-1905222322) Lallans - New Cumnock, poetry
While angels sign-oan up in Heaven, on page 92

1 matches

Hay, Gordon M. The Doric New Testament, (Gordon M Hay 2012 ISBN: 978-0957351516) Doric - Banff, prose
Scripter says, 'He'll gar his angels leuk efter ye, an they'll hau on page 10
Efter the angels hid gien awa back tae hivven on page 82
riptirs say, 'He' ll tell his angels tae mak seer they tak care o on page 85
an e glory oe Fadder an o the angels. Lat ma tell ye iss, there's on page 96
n o Man will tak wi afore the angels o God. Bit e chiel att na-say on page 102
Also on pages 107, 108, 114, 121
11 matches

Blackhall, Sheena Minnie, (Scots Language Centre 2004) Doric, prose
eached tae Heiven, an saw the Angels o God gyaun up an doon on it.
1 matches

Blackhall, Sheena The Quarry, (Lochlands 2007) Doric, prose
it. There war mair picters o angels fechtin dragon-baists – the
1 matches

McHardy, Stuart The Wey Forrit, (Luath 2017) Lallans, prose
st discussion anent hou monie angels cin dance on the pynt o a pre
1 matches

Smyth, Anne I Corinthians 13, (Ullans Magazine 2012) Ulster, prose
e in the gate o man-bodies an angels, gin A haenae luive in ma her
1 matches

Hutchison, Pat Bob the Dog fae the Bog, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
, “The man his fingers like angels’ wings!” At the end he ox
1 matches

Hutchison, Pat Angels Ten, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Doric - Banffshire, prose
“This is red leader at angels ten!”
1 matches

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