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Principles of English Etymology: The native element - Page 482
by Walter William Skeat - 1892 - 547 pages
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A Short History of the English People

John Richard Green - Great Britain - 1874 - 847 pages
...said to have been first established. A third of the merchants and manufacturers of the ruined city are said to have found a refuge on the banks of the Thames. The export trade to Flanders died away as London developed into the general mart of Europe, where the...
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An Etymological Dictionary of the English Language

Walter William Skeat - English language - 1882 - 799 pages
...Antwerp had been captured by the Duke of Parma, 'a third of the merchants and manufacturers of the ruined city,' says Mr. Green, ' are said to have found a refuge on the banks of the Thames.' All this cannot but have affected our language, and it ought to be accepted, as tolerably certain,...
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Ancient and modern Britons, a retrospect [by D. MacRitchie].

David MacRitchie - 1884
...Antwerp had been captured by the Duke of Parma, ' a third of the merchants and manufacturers of the ruined city,' says Mr. Green, ' are said to have found a refuge on the banks of the Thames.' " And Early Scotland which afterwards spread out into Later Scotland ; and which was, in the twelfth...
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A Short History of the English People

John Richard Green - Great Britain - 1884 - 823 pages
...said to have been first established. A third of the merchants and manufacturers of the ruined city arc said to have found a refuge on the banks of the Thames. The export trade to Flunders died away as London developed into the general mart of Europe, where the...
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Post Norman Britain: Foreign Influences Upon the History of England from the ...

Henry Gay Hewlett - Great Britain - 1886 - 323 pages
...Parma it must have immensely increased. " A third of the merchants and manufacturers of the ruined city are said to have found a refuge on the banks of the Thames."1 Similar immigrations of French Huguenots occurred at short intervals during the reigns of...
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Principles of English Etymology: The native element

Walter William Skeat - English language - 1887
...the sense of ' wet,' but figuratively in the sense of ' drunk' ; the Low G. form being nat. 460. There was a rather close contact between English and...George Gascoigne, where he describes his experiences in Hollani He and other English volunteers picked up Dutch words, and brought them home. Thus, in St....
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Origins of the English People and the English Language

Jean Roemer - English language - 1888 - 658 pages
...Antwerp had been captured by the Duke of Parma, ' a third of the merchants and manufacturers of the ruined city," says Mr. Green, 'are said to have found a refuge on the banks of the Thames.' All this can not but have affected our language, and it ought to be accepted, as tolerably certain,...
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England, Volume 2

John Richard Green, Julian Hawthorne - Great Britain - 1898
...our own capital was first established. A third of the merchants and manufacturers of the ruined city are said to have found a refuge on the banks of the Thames. The export trade to Flanders died away as London developed into the general mart of Europe, where the...
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THE AMERICAN DICTIONARY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE

PROFESSOR DANIEL LYONS - 1899
...Antwerp had been captured by the Duke of Parma " a third of the merchants and manufacturers of the ruined city," says Mr. Green, " are said to have found a refuge on the banks of the Thames." All this must have affected the English language at that time ; and it is tolerably certain that during...
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