American Journal of Philology
Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve, Charles William Emil Miller, Benjamin Dean Meritt, Tenney Frank, Harold Fredrik Cherniss, Henry Thompson Rowell
Johns Hopkins University Press, 1882 - Classical philology
Features articles about literary interpretation and history, textual criticism, historical investigation, epigraphy, religion, linguistics, and philosophy. Serves as a forum for international exchange among classicists and philologists.
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Page 298 - From the evidence it would appear that the submergence took place at the end of the fourteenth or the beginning of the fifteenth century.
Page 159 - And if thy right eye causeth thee to stumble, pluck it out, and cast it from thee: for it is profitable for thee that one of thy members should perish, and not thy whole body be cast into hell.
Page 213 - Dictionaries are but the depositories of words already legitimated by usage. Society is the work-shop in which new ones are elaborated.
Page 425 - The engagement and pact of society, which generally goes by the name of the constitution, forbids such invasion and such surrender. The constituent parts of a state are obliged to hold their public faith with each other, and with all those who derive any serious interest under their engagements, as much as the whole state is bound to keep its faith with separate communities.
Page 213 - It is much to be wished that the publication of the present county dialects of England should go on. It will restore to us our language in all its shades of variation. It will incorporate into the present one all the riches of our ancient dialects; and what a store this will be may be seen by running the eye over the county glossaries, and observing the words we have lost by abandonment and siderable degree, to the English reader.
Page 141 - The book of the generation of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of Abraham.
Page 388 - Varnhagen, Ein indisches Märchen auf seiner Wanderung durch die asiatischen und europäischen Litteraturen (Berlin 1882).
Page 24 - Honour teaches us properly to respect ourselves' (Murray's Key ii, 252). Here it is not clear, to which verb the adverb 'properly' relates. Some change of expression is therefore needful. The right to place an adverb sometimes between to and its verb, should, I think, be conceded to the poets, as 'Who dared to nobly stem tyrannic pride' (Burns: The Cottar's Saturday Night).
Page 18 - But, surely, this is a practice entirely unknown to English speakers and writers. It seems to me that we ever regard the to of the infinitive as inseparable from its verb. And, when we have already a choice between two forms of expression, ' scientifically to illustrate ' and ' to illustrate scientifically,' there seems no good reason for flying in the face of common usage.