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Principles of English Etymology: The native element - Page 326
by Walter William Skeat - 1887
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A Compleat Collection of English Proverbs: Also the Most Celebrated Proverbs ...

Proverbs - 1768 - 150 pages
...Latin Wordbeingy?/«j, without any c. Scent for Sent, fignifying a Smell or Savour,whichWriting is alfo but lately introduced, and hath no more Ground than the former, the Latin Word from whence it comes being fentio. Laftly, I would have gb quite cafhiered, we not knowing what Sound our...
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A Compleat Collection of English Proverbs: Also the Most Celebrated Proverbs ...

English language - 1817 - 308 pages
...which is but lately come up, and hath no appearance of reason, the Latin word being situs, without any c. Scent for sent, signifying a smell or savour,...no more ground than the former, the Latin word from whence it comes being sentio. Lastly, 1 would have gh quite cashiered, we not knowing what sound our...
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A compleat collection of English proverbs. To which is added, A collection ...

John Ray - 1818
...being situs, without any c. Scent for sent, signifying a smell or savour, winch writing is also bnt lately introduced, and hath no more ground than the former, the Latin word from whence it conies being sentin. Lastly, 1 would have gh qnite cashiered, we not knowing what sound our...
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Reprinted Glossaries

Rev. W. W. Skeat - 1874
...which is but lately come up, and hath no appearance of reason, the Latine word being situs, without any c. Scent for sent, signifying a smell or savour,...no more ground than the former, the Latin word from whence it comes being sentía. Lastly, I would have gh quite cashiered, we not knowing what sound our...
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Principles of English Etymology: The native element

Walter William Skeat - English language - 1887 - 547 pages
...which is but lately come up, and hath no appearance with reason, the l.aiine word being situs, without any c. Scent for sent, signifying a smell or savour,...wisely discarded the long s (f), and substituted v for H in Done, and u for v in vp. These are manifest improvements. So also is the modern use of i and j....
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Principles of English Etymology: The native element

Walter William Skeat - English language - 1887 - 547 pages
...which is but lately come up, and hath no appearance with reason, the Latine word being situs, without any c . Scent for sent, signifying a smell or savour,...will suffice. (a) We have wisely discarded the long j (f), and substituted v for .'.- in Doue, and u for v in vp. These are manifest improvements. So also...
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Principles of English Etymology: The native element

Walter William Skeat - English language - 1887 - 547 pages
...which is but lately come up, and hath no appearance with reason, the Laliru word being situs. without any c. Scent for sent, signifying a smell or savour,...made in the spelling of that passage will suffice. (<j) We have wisely discarded the long s (f), and substituted v for /.' in Done, and u for v in vp....
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Principles of English Etymology: The native element

Walter William Skeat - English language - 1887 - 547 pages
...which is but lately come up, and hath no appearance with reason, the Latitu word being situs, without any c. Scent for sent, signifying a smell or savour,...the former, the Latin word from which it comes being scniio? — 1691 ; J. RAY, Collection of English Words, &c., p. 168. analysis of the alterations made...
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Principles of English Etymology: The native element

Walter William Skeat - English language - 1892 - 547 pages
...but lately come up, and hath no appearance with reason, the I.atine word being situs, without any . Scent for sent, signifying a smell or savour, which...will suffice. (a) We have wisely discarded the long j (f), and substituted v for u in Doue, and u for v in vp. These are manifest improvements. So also...
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The Problem of Spelling Reform

Walter William Skeat - Spelling reform - 1906 - 18 pages
...which is but lately come up, and hath no appearance of reason, the Latine word being situs, without any c. Scent for sent, signifying a smell or savour,...no more ground than the former, the Latin word from whence it comes being sentio? We are now happily rid of the form scituate, but scent is still with...
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