At 12:07 PM -0500 8/31/03, Anthony J. Bryant wrote:
>> Even if the source does give clues to which names may have
>> been used pre-1600, it's probably not going to be what you look at
>> first -- so you've got the problem of potentially falling in love
>> with a name and _then_ reading the fine print that says something
>> like "first used by 18th c. novelist so-and-so for the heroine of his
>> best-known work".
>Granted it's 19th, but for some reason the name "Cedric" comes to mind. <G>
>(The rest is clipped, but it's all damned good commentary.)
>BTW, I *did* get your wonderful, lengthy response to my Q. about
>Welsh -- As it came during the War, I stuck it and all the more
>lengthy messages needing responses into my "deal with this" file --
>which I was never able to deal with owing to the recent disc
>Whoopsie. If by chance your computer archives messages you send, I'd
>love to see it again.
Since I haven't purged my "copies of outgoing messages" file
recently, I should still have it. (In theory, every month or so, I
go through and sort off all the outgoing messages that I want to
archive. Right now, it's been about three months ....) I'll forward
it to you privately.
Heather Rose Jones