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Origin, Progress and Destiny of the English Language and Literature
John Adam Weisse
Vista completa - 1878
100 different words Alfred America ancient Anglo-Saxon ARIO-SEMI authors averages became become Bishop Britain called Celtic cent century Christian Chronicle civilization common words considered contains dialect died Earth England English language Europe Extract FAMILY fifty formed France French furnish German give Gothic Gotho-Germanic Greco-Latin GRECO-LATIN FAMILY Greco-Latin words Greek Hence History hundred ideas inherent meaning Italy John King land Latin laws learned leaving letters linguistic literature living Lord mention nature occurs origin particles period person Pope populations preceding present printed progress Queen readers repetitions requires RESULT Roman Rome Saxon says SEMITIC FAMILY shillings shows soon sound style subjects Table things thou thought TIC TYPE tongue translated TYPE OF LANGUAGES United universal vocabulary vols VONIC FAMILY words of inherent writing written wrote
Página 630 - To him, who, in the love of Nature, holds Communion with her visible forms, she speaks A various language : for his gayer hours She has a voice of gladness, and a smile And eloquence of beauty, and she glides Into his darker musings, with a mild And healing sympathy, that steals away Their sharpness ere he is aware.
Página 362 - Almighty and most merciful Father : We have erred and strayed from thy ways like lost sheep. We have followed too much the devices and desires of our own hearts. We have offended against thy holy laws. We have left undone those things which we ought to have done ; and we have done those things which we ought not to have done ; and there is no health in us.
Página 458 - Either some Caesar or Napoleon will seize the reins of government with a strong hand, or your republic will be as fearfully plundered and laid waste by barbarians in the twentieth century as the Roman Empire was in the fifth, with this difference, that the Huns and Vandals who ravaged the Roman Empire came from without, and that your Huns and Vandals will have been engendered within your own country by your own institutions.
Página 440 - That the pretended power of dispensing with laws, or the execution of laws, by regal authority, as it hath been assumed and exercised of late, is illegal.
Página 474 - Created half to rise, and half to fall; Great lord of all things, yet a prey to all; Sole judge of Truth, in endless Error hurled: The glory, jest, and riddle of the world!
Página 362 - WILT thou have this woman to thy wedded wife, to live together after God's ordinance in the holy estate of matrimony ? Wilt thou love her, comfort her, honour, and keep her, in sickness and in health, and, forsaking all other, keep thee only unto her, so long as ye both shall live ? The man shall answer, I Will.
Página 157 - Karlo, et in adjudha et in cadhuna cosa, si cum om per dreit son fradra salvar dist, in o quid il mi altresi fazet ; et ab Ludher nul plaid nunquam prindrai , qui, meon vol, cist meon fradre Karle in damno sit.
Página 430 - And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament of the heaven to divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs, and for seasons, and for days, and years: And let them be for lights in the firmament of the heaven to give light upon the earth: and it was so. And God made two great lights; the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night: he made the stars also.
Página 494 - ... to administer the executive government of the United States being not far distant, and the time actually arrived when your thoughts must be employed in designating the person who is to be clothed with that important trust, it appears to me proper, especially as it may conduce to a more distinct expression of the public voice, that I should now apprise you of the resolution I have formed, to decline being considered among the number of those out of whom a choice is to be made.