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(Bodleian MS. Carte 269...Mainly in Lhuyd’s hand)

a) Nages travith dale talues an bees
Bus gen dieu benegas do gweel gan crees.
(Borlase MS) Nyn ges travith dale talues en Beez
Buz gen dew Benigas do gweel gun Crees

b) rag an Arlothas an wolas kernow.
Dreth gwz Kibmias Benigas, Why ra Cavas dreeu an gwas Harry ma Poddrack broas.
1 Kensa, vrt an hagar auall iggeva gweell do derevoll wareny Keniffer termen drerany moas durt pedden an wolas do sillan &c.
2 Nessa, vrt an skauoll Crackan codna iggeva setha war en crees an aules ewhall heb drogi veeth.
3 Tregya, vrt an Gurroll iggeva gweell gen askern skooth davas, &c.

(Borlase MS., pp.159, 158)
Rag an Arlotha woolaes Kernow
Dreth ‘guz kibmias beniggas Why ra cavas dreeu an gwas Harry ma Poddrack broas
Kensa, urt an hagar-awal iggeva gweel do derevoll war ren ny keniffer termen drera ny moas durt Pedden an woolaes do Sillan
Nessa, urt an Skavoll Crack-an-codna iggava setha war en Cres an awles ewhall (cries tutton Harry an lader) heb drog veeth
Treega, urt an gurroll iggeva gwell gen askern skooth Davas...
c) Daunce mine
d) Carrack Looes en Cooes
e) Eue Rateera war mean Merlin
Ra leske pawl, pemsans, ha Newyn.
f) Peth Prawnter. A priest’s goods or estate.
g) Rag gun Arlothas da
Ny en gweel gun moyha,
h) Theram Ry do why an Bele ma
do gware gen bonogath da;

(Bodleian MS. Carte 269...Mainly in Lhuyd’s hand)