American Journal of Philology

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Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve, Charles William Emil Miller, Tenney Frank, Benjamin Dean Meritt, Harold Fredrik Cherniss, Henry Thompson Rowell
Johns Hopkins University Press, 1888 - 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 353 - AN INTRODUCTION TO GREEK EPIGRAPHY. Part I. The Archaic Inscriptions and the Greek Alphabet by ES ROBERTS, MA, Fellow and Tutor of Gonville and Caius College. Demy 8vo. With illustrations.
Page 473 - For if he yaf, he dorste make avaunt, He wiste that a man was repentaunt. For many a man so hard is of his herte, He may nat wepe al-thogh him sore smerte. 230 Therfore, in stede of weping and preyeres, Men moot yeve silver to the povre freres.
Page 136 - POLYBIUS. The History of the Achaean League as contained in the remains of Polybius. Edited by WW CAPES.
Page 84 - But yet to me she wol nat do that grace, For which ful pale and welked is my face.
Page 84 - And on the ground, which is my modres gate, I knokke with my staf, bothe erly and late, And seye, "Leve moder, leet me in ! Lo, how I vanish, flesh, and blood, and skin ! Alias ! whan shul my bones been at reste ? Moder, with yow wolde I chaunge my cheste, That in my chambre longe tyme hath be, Ye, for an heyre clout to wrappe me!
Page 130 - Corpus inscriptionum latinarum, consilio et auctoritate academiae litterarum regiae borussicae editum. Vol.
Page 226 - There can be no doubt that words of this character ought to be excluded ; and not only so, but we should jealously guard against all chances of giving any undeserved record of words which had never any real existence, being mere coinages due to the blunders of printers or scribes, or to the perfervid imaginations of ignorant or blundering editors.
Page 127 - THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF MARCUS TULLIUS CICERO : being a New Translation of the Letters included in Mr. Watson's Selection. With Historical and Critical Notes, by Rev. GE JEANS, MA, Fellow of Hertford College, Oxford, Assistant-Master in Haileybury College, 8vo.
Page 209 - Like v to me ; perhaps you would call it bh or German w (which I own myself unable to distinguish from v). This peculiarity is common to all classes, except those of the upper class who have lived in Europe or at the North ; they are not aware of it. I cannot find any European origin for it. It is supposed to come from the negroes.
Page 209 - A large part of the people of this region (Easton, Pennsylvania, US), which was settled by Germans, do not use the teeth for English v, or make with w the usual English sonancy, and they are said, therefore, to exchange w and v. I dare say the facts are the same at Charleston, South Carolina, of which Mr. Bristed speaks. I have heard it said that the South Carolina change was started by German market gardeners about Charleston, but one would think that there must have been some general tendency to...

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