The treasure of our tongue: the story of English from its obscure beginnings to its present eminence as the most widely spoken language

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Knopf, 1964 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 304 pages
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User Review  - KLMTX - LibraryThing

a favorite. Introduced me to the joys of the English language. Read full review

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User Review  - Anna - Goodreads

A very interesting read, especially since it was written in 1962, and of course the English language has changed a lot since then. The author is slightly less than objective, as is obvious from the ... Read full review

Contents

A HORNETS NEST
23
THE NATURE AND ORIGIN
39
THE GREAT RIVER
79
Copyright

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