Englische Studien

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Eugen Kölbing, Johannes Hoops, Arthur Kölbing, Albert Wagner
Gebr. Henninger, 1885 - Comparative linguistics
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Page 129 - It may, by metaphor, apply itself Unto the general disposition: As when some one peculiar quality Doth so possess a man, that it doth draw All his affects, his spirits, and his powers, In their confluctions, all to run one way, This may be truly said to be a humour.
Page 120 - A New English Dictionary, on Historical Principles: founded mainly on the materials collected by the Philological Society. Edited by James AH Murray, LL.D., President of the Philological Society ; with the assistance of many Scholars and men of Science.
Page 31 - But what a fancy is this you have taken of saying always an hand, an heart, an head? Have you an ear? Do you not know that this (n) is added before vowels to prevent the cacophony, and ought never to take place before (h) when that letter is sonnded?
Page 5 - She saw the commencement of all the governments and of all the ecclesiastical establishments that now exist in the world ; and we feel no assurance that she is not destined to see the end of them all.
Page 23 - And she may still exist in undiminished vigour when some traveller from New Zealand shall, in the midst of a vast solitude, take his stand on a broken arch of London Bridge to sketch the ruins of St. Paul's.
Page 123 - The Encyclopaedic Dictionary. A New and Original Work of Reference to all the Words in the English Language, with a Full Account of their Origin, Meaning, Pronunciation, and Use.
Page 57 - Even they that make us weep, do weep themselves ! Be these thy body's balm ! these and thy virtue Keep thy fame ever odoriferous, Whilst the great, proud, rich, undeserving man, Alive, stinks in his vices, and, being vanish'd, The golden calf, that was an idol deck'd With marble pillars, jet, and porphyry, Shall quickly, both in...
Page 415 - THE TRAGICALL HISTORIE OF HAMLET, PRINCE OF DENMARKE. By William Shakespeare. Edited according to the first printed Copies, with the various Readings and Critical Notes. By FH Stratmann.
Page 294 - Sprachforschers aber sei, auf grund dieser die entwickelung des jetzt bestehenden aus dem früher vorhandenen historisch zu verfolgen. Diesen sprachhistorischen zweck setzt sich nun das Sievers'sche buch vor, allein thatsächlich nimmt die erörterung nur ganz vereinzelt darauf rücksicht und beschäftigt sich vielmehr im wesentlichen nur mit dem reichen beobachtungsmaterial , das der verf.
Page 57 - Even they that make us weep, do weep themselves. Be these thy body's balm ; these, and thy virtue, — Keep thy fame ever odoriferous, Whilst the great, proud, rich, undeserving man, Alive stinks in his vices, and, being...

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