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Origin, Progress and Destiny of the English Language and Literature
John Adam Weisse
Vista completa - 1879
100 different words Alfred America ancient Anglo-Saxon ARIO-JAPHETIC TYPE ARIO-SEMI authors averages became become Bible 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 repetitions requires RESULT Roman Rome Saxon says SEMITIC FAMILY shillings shows soon sound style subjects Table things thou thought THRACO-PELASGIC TIC TYPE tongue translated TYPE OF LANGUAGES United universal vocabulary vols words of inherent writing written wrote
Página 628 - 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 156 - Be merciful unto me, O God, be merciful unto me: for my soul trusteth in thee: yea, in the shadow of thy wings will I make my refuge, until these calamities be overpast.
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 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 157 - Pro Deo amur et pro christian poblo et nostro commun salvament, d'ist di in avant, in quant Deus savir et podir me dunat, si salvarai eo cist meon fradre Karlo, et in...
Página 554 - Life is real! Life is earnest! And the grave is not its goal; Dust thou art, to dust returnest, Was not spoken of the soul. Not enjoyment, and not sorrow, Is our destined end or way; But to act, that each to-morrow Find us farther than to-day.