Grundriss der englischen philologie

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M. Niemeyer, 1889 - English philology - 386 pages
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Page 374 - It were an easy matter to produce some thousands of his verses, which are lame for want of half a foot, and sometimes a whole one, and which no pronunciation can make otherwise.
Page 223 - Are most select and generous, chief in that. Neither a borrower nor a lender be ; For loan oft loses both itself and friend, And borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry.
Page 356 - The true lyric style, with all its flights of fancy, ornaments, and heightening of expression, and harmony of sound, is in its nature superior to every other style; which is just the cause why it could not be borne in a work of great length, no more than the eye could bear to see all this scene that we constantly gaze upon, — the verdure of the fields and woods, the azure of the sea and skies, turned into one dazzling expanse of gems.
Page 175 - Hotten, The History of Signboards, from the Earliest Times to the Present Day.
Page 141 - December 1855, he stated to the Lords of the Treasury that although the Records, State Papers, and Documents in his charge constitute the most complete and perfect series of their kind in the civilized world," and although they are of the greatest value in a historical and constitutional point of view, yet they are comparatively useless to the public, from the want of proper Calendars and Indexes.
Page 251 - The English Language in its Elements and Forms. With a History of its Origin and Development, and a full Grammar. Designed for Use in Colleges and Schools.
Page 271 - Europas, der germanischen und romanischen, und bekannt ist, wie im Englischen sich beide zu einander verhalten, indem jene bei weitem die sinnliche Grundlage hergab, diese die geistigen Begriffe zuführte. Ja die englische Sprache, von der nicht umsonst auch der...
Page 374 - Scotch tune in it, which is natural and pleasing, though not perfect. :Tis true I cannot go so far as he who published the last edition of him ; for he would make us believe the fault is in our ears, and that there were really ten syllables in a verse where we find but nine...
Page 380 - Oftmals hab ich auch schon in ihren Armen gedichtet Und des Hexameters Maß leise mit fingernder Hand Ihr auf den Rücken gezählt. Sie atmet in lieblichem Schlummer, Und es durchglühet ihr Hauch mir bis ins Tiefste die Brust. Amor schüret die Lamp indes und denket der Zeiten, Da er den nämlichen Dienst seinen Triumvirn getan.
Page 341 - Elemente der Phonetik und Orthoepie des Deutschen, Englischen und Französischen mit Rücksicht auf die Bedürfnisse der Lehrpraxis.

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