What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
The Family Second Person
Acquaintances and Strangers
2 other sections not shown
Other editions - View all
adjective adopted American appears Arabic become borrowed called Carlyle Christian names coined Coleridge common compound epithets denote derived dialects Dictionary distinction doubt Dutch earlier earliest example Engl England English language English vocabulary expression Faerie Queene familiar formal French Gaelic give Guernsey H. W. Fowler Henry James High German Highland Indian English instance introduced John Jones kind Lady language later Latin Leibniz less letter literary literature loan-word Lord Low German master meaning Middle English Middlesex Milton modern natural never nineteenth century northern noun Ode to Psyche origin Oxford Paracelsus perhaps Persian Persian words person phrase poems poetic poetry poets prose quoted recorded reference rendering Sanskrit Scott Scottish Sedbergh seems sense seventeenth century sixteenth century Smith sometimes speaker speech Spenser style suggested surname taken term things tion to-day translation usage verb verse wife writing wrote