Proceedings and Papers - Bibliographical Society of America, Volumes 3-6

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Bibliographical Society of America, 1909 - Bibliography

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Page 73 - TO THE MOST NOBLE AND INCOMPARABLE PAIRE OF BRETHREN. WILLIAM Earle of Pembroke, &c. Lord Chamberlaine to the Kings most Excellent Majesty. and PHILIP Earle of Montgomery, &c. Gentleman of his Majesties Bed-Chamber. Both Knights of the most Noble Order of the Garter, and our singular good LORDS.
Page 130 - Resources of the Southern fields and forests, medical, economical and agricultural; being also a medical botany of the Confederate States, with practical information on the useful properties of the trees, plants and shrubs.
Page 27 - English wordes, borrowed from the Hebrew, Greeke, Latine, or French, &c., with the interpretation thereof by plaine English words, gathered for the benefit & helpe of ladies, gentlewomen, or any other unskilfull persons, whereby they may the more easilie and better understand many hard English wordes, which they shall heare or read in scriptures, sermons, or elsewhere, and also be made able to use the same aptly themselves.
Page 28 - I hope such learned will deeme no wrong offered to themselves or dishonour to Learning, in that I open the signification of such words, to the capacitie of the ignorant...
Page 130 - Register of the Commissioned and Warrant Officers of the Navy of the United States, including Officers of the Marine Corps for the year 1839.
Page 27 - A Table Alphabeticall, conteyning and teaching the true writing, and understanding of hard usual English wordes...
Page 120 - An Address to the People of the Free States By the President of the Southern Confederacy.
Page 77 - January, 1910, inclusive; ed. by the Faculty of the Department of political economy of the University of Chicago.
Page 33 - ... schollers, clarkes, merchants, — as also strangers of any nation, to the understanding of the more difficult authors already printed in our Language, and the more speedy attaining of an elegant perfection in the English Tongue, both in reading, speaking, and writing. Being a collection of the chois est words contained in the Table Alphabetical! and English Expositor, and of some thousands of words never published by any heretofore. By H[enry] C[ockeram] Gent. London (Edmund Weaver), 3623."...
Page 43 - For as to the pretence of fixing a standard to the purity and perfection of any language, while the state of the people remains unchanged and unmix'd with others, is utterly vain and impertinent, because no language as depending on arbitrary use and custom, can ever be permanently the same, but will always be in a mutable and fluctuating state; and what is deem'd polite and elegant in one age, may be accounted uncouth and barbarous in another.

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