Author:John Earle (1824-1903)

John Earle
English linguist


  • Gloucester Fragments, Legends of St. Swithun and Sancta Maria Ægyptiaca (1861)
  • Guide to Bath, Ancient and Modern (1864)
  • Two of the Saxon Chronicles Parallel, with Supplementary Extracts from the Others, edited with Introduction, Notes, and a Glossarial Index (1865)
  • The Philology of the English Tongue (1866)
  • A Book for the Beginner in Anglo-Saxon (1866)
  • Rhymes and Reasons, Essays by J. E. (1871)
  • English Plant Names (1880)
  • Anglo-Saxon Literature (1884)
  • A Handbook to the Land Charters and other Saxonic Documents (1888)
  • English Prose, its Elements, History and Usage (1890)
  • The Deeds of Beowulf, done into Modern Prose, with an Introduction and Notes (1892)
  • The Psalter of 1539, a Landmark in English Literature (1894)
  • Bath during British Independence (1895)
  • A Simple Grammar of English now in Use (1898)
  • The Alfred Jewel (1901)


  • Introduction to Purgatorio by Dante, translated by Thomas Shadwell (1892)
  • Dante's 'Vita Nuova', "Quarterly Review" (1896).
  • Alfred as a Writer in "Alfred the Great; containing chapters on his life and times" [1](1899), edited by Alfred Bowker
  • The Place of English in Education., pp. 62-67 in "An English miscellany; presented to Dr. Furnivall in honour of his seventy-fifth birthday" (1901) [2]

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