Essays and studies: by members of the English Association

Essays and Studies: by members of the English Association
edited by
A. C. Bradley

ESSAYS AND STUDIES

BY MEMBERS OF

THE ENGLISH ASSOCIATION



COLLECTED BY A. C. BRADLEY




OXFORD
AT THE CLARENDON PRESS
1910



HENRY FROWDE, M.A.
PUBLISHER TO THE UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD
LONDON, EDINBURGH, NEW YORK
TORONTO AND MELBOURNE



PREFATORY NOTE


On behalf of the English Association I beg to thank the writers of these Essays and Studies for their gifts.

It will be understood that each writer is solely responsible for his own paper, and is responsible for it alone.

We hope that similar collections will follow annually.

A. C. BRADLEY.



CONTENTS

page
I. English place-names 7
Henry Bradley
II. On the present state of English pronunciation 42
Robert Bridges
III. Browning 70
W. P. Ker
IV. Blind Harry's Wallace 85
George Neilson
V. Shakespeare and the grand style 113
George Saintsbury
VI. Some suggestions about bad poetry 136
Edith Sichel
VII. Carlyle and his German masters 168
C. E. Vaughan


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