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The lost beauties of the English language

an appeal to authors, poets, clergymen and public speakers

by Charles Mackay

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Published by Chatto & Windus in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Obsolete words.

  • Edition Notes

    Contains advertising matter: 48 p.

    StatementBy Charles Mackay
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiv, 25-322, 48 p.
    Number of Pages322
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24155142M
    OCLC/WorldCa5281453

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The Lost Beauties Of The English Language book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimil /5. The Lost Beauties Of The English Language. by Charles Mackay (Author) ISBN ISBN X.

Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. Author: Charles Mackay. If you love languages in general, the English language in particular, and etymology as a pastime, you will adore this mid-nineteenth century work by the author of Extaordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds.

Lost Beauties is like Extraordinary Popular Delusions in that it needn't be read at a sitting; these are books for browsing/5(5). ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Reprint. Originally published: London: Chatto & Windus, Description: xxiv,48 pages ; 21 cm. The Lost Beauties of the English Language: An Appeal to Authors, Poets, Clergymen and Public Speakers (Classic Reprint) Published August 5th by Forgotten Books Paperback, pagesAuthor: Charles Mackay.

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Free shipping for many products. The lost beauties of the English language: an appeal to authors, poets, clergymen and public speakers You *can* find really interesting words in this book, not least of Old English words living on in English dialects, but the author's 'etymologies' are, Pages:   Luanne Rice is the New York Times bestselling author of 34 novels, which have been translated into 24 languages.

The author of Dream Country, Beach Girls, The Secret Language of Sisters, and others, Rice often writes about love, family, nature, and the received the Connecticut Governor's Arts Award for excellence and lifetime achievement 5/5(3).

Click to read more about Lost Beauties of the English Language: A Treasure Trove of Archaic Words Culled from Old English by Charles Mackay. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers/5. My edition of Lost Beauties of the English Language, a book originally published inis a reprint published in by Bibliophile Books in the it came to be in the Chicago bookstore where I bought it toward the end of the ’80s — maybe the incomparable Stuart Brent Books on Michigan Ave.

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Uhtceare is an Old English word that refers to anxiety experienced just before dawn. It describes that moment when you wake up too early and can't get back to sleep, no matter how tired you are. Welcome to the Compendium of Lost Words, a component of The Compendium lists over of the rarest modern English words - in fact, ones that have been entirely absent from the Internet, including all online dictionaries, until now.

A few entries from Charles Mackay’s Lost Beauties of the English Language: An Appeal to Authors, Poets, Clergymen and Public Speakers (). Airt, the quarter from which the wind blows. “Helter skelter from a’ airts, In swarms the country drives.” — Stagg’s Cumberland Ballads.

“Of a’ the airts the wind can blaw, I dearly lo’e the west. == I quote the following write-up to describe the beauty of English Language. == "Why I Love the English Language" by Emma Bates English, despite not being the most-spoken language in the world by some margin, has become an almost universally acce.

Beautiful Expressions. Beautiful Expressions Index There are innumerable beautiful expressions in English. A thing of beauty is a joy for ever is one of the immortal lines of the great poet Keats. The Beauty is ultimate reality is another immortal lines but of English language abounds in such beautiful expressions which bring us immense joy.

The book focuses on English grammar and how English evolved when speakers of different languages came together. McWhorter is a professor at Columbia University, political commentator, and linguist. 2 The Adventure of English: The Biography of. January as Russians advance through East Prussia, four teens’ lives converge in hopes of escape.

Returning to the successful formula of her highly lauded debut, Between Shades of Gray (), Sepetys combines research (described in extensive backmatter) with well-crafted fiction to bring to life another little-known story: the sinking (from Soviet .Lost English takes a look at how our language has changed and how the pace of modern life, the influence of American culture, changes in the country's sociological formation and rapid advances in technology have made once common words obsolete.

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