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Religious Thought in Old English Verse (Classic Reprint)

  • Kartonierter Einband
  • 476 Seiten
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Excerpt from Religious Thought in Old English Verse The earliest English is of course to all practical purposes a different language from our own. F unda mentally the same from the very beginning, its identity is so disguised by disused inections, by changed orthography, by obsolete words, by local dialect, and by all the manifold changes which attended a language in full process of growth, and perpetuated, until the invention of printing, only by manuscript or word of mouth, - that all the earlier portion of these volumes would have been, to a great extent, unintelligible to other than learned readers, if I had quoted passages in their original form. I have therefore rendered them into ordinary English, endeavouring always to make as little change as was compatible with converting them into a thoroughly readable form. I have, however, made. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

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Titel: Religious Thought in Old English Verse (Classic Reprint)
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EAN: 9781330493687
ISBN: 1330493680
Format: Kartonierter Einband
Genre: Lyrik & Dramatik
Anzahl Seiten: 476
Gewicht: 633g
Größe: H229mm x B152mm x T25mm
Jahr: 2015