The Sources of Standard English

 

THE SOURCES

OF

STANDARD ENGLISH

BY

T. L. KINGTON OLIPHANT, M.A.

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CONTENTS
CHAPTER PAGE
Preface vii
Contents xiii
Chapter I - English in its Earliest Shape 1
Chapter II - The Old and Middle English 35
Chapter III - The Rise of the New English 182
Chapter IV - The Inroad of French Words into England 215
Chapter V - The New English 253
Chapter VI - Good and Bad English in 1873 322
Chapter VII - Twelve Hundred Years of English 349
Index 371
Educational Books 438

This work was published before January 1, 1925, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.