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Lore and Language of Schoolchildren. 1977The Lore and Language of Schoolchildren.
Iona and Peter Opie.
1977 Edition
Paladin.
St. Albans.
ISBN 0586083111.
Paperback.
Not illustrated.
Hammond Page Ref.: p.354.

Notes
The discussion of 'Fains or fainites' on page 171 includes quotations from a letter by Tolkien (written on 25 November 1951) that states, amongst other things, that the terms 'fains I', 'fains' and 'fainites' are survivals of medieval English from the 14th Century.

 
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