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Page 80 - Editors are now anxious to send to press the work they have prepared. The necessity has therefore arisen for trying to increase the number of the Society's members, and to induce its wellwishers to help it by gifts of money, either in one sum or by instalments. The Committee trust that all Members will bring before their friends and acquaintances the Society's claims for liberal support.
Page 81 - Documents from the early Registers of the Bishops of all Dioceses in Great Britain. Ordinances and Documents of the City of Worcester. Chronicles of the Brute. T. Breus's Passion of Christ, 1422.
Page 80 - Society's existence, it has produced, with whatever shortcomings, and at a cost of over £35,000, an amount of good solid work for which all students of our Language, and some of our Literature, must be grateful, and which has rendered possible the beginnings (at least) of proper Histories and Dictionaries of that Language and Literature, and has illustrated the thoughts, the life, the manners and customs of our forefathers and foremothers.
Page 80 - Furnivall in 1864 for the purpose of bringing the mass of Old English Literature within the reach of the ordinary student, and of wiping away the reproach under which England had long rested, of having felt little interest in the monuments of her early language and life.
Page 80 - Let the dead past bury its dead' is still the cry of Great Britain and her Colonies, and of America, in the matter of language.
Page 80 - Committee of Management: Director: DR. FREDERICK J. FURNIVALL, MA Treasurer: HENRY B. WHEATLEY, ESQ. Hon. Sec.: WA DALZIEL, ESQ., 67 VICTORIA ROAD, FINSBURY PARK, N Hon.
Page 81 - Aunturs of Arther. Avowyng of King Arther. Sir Perceval of Gallas. Sir Isumbras. Partonope of Blois, Univ. Coll. Oxf. 188, Sic.
Page 80 - Ix. additional for the EXTRA SERIES), due in advance on the 1st of JANUARY, and should be paid either to the Society's Account at the Head Office of the Union Bank of London, Princes Street.