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English foreign elements in, 204.
grammar of, its history, 239-249.
marks which distinguish, 254.
Latin doublets, 230-233.
element in English, 208-233.
Second Period, 211, 212.
Fourth Period, 227-230.
Malay words in English, 264.
Foreign elements in English, 204.
(Norman), see Norman-French.
German words in English, 262,
comparatively fixed (since 1485), 258.
general view of its history, 243.
short view of its history, 239-243.
Fourth Period, 242.
New words in English, 258-265.
bilingualism caused by, 222.
Oldest and early English compared, 252.
Hebrew words in English, 262.
Periods of English, 198-201.
specimens of different, 250-257.
Indo-European family, 195.
grammatical result of loss, 248.
Renascence (Revival of Learning), 227.
Keltic element in English, 204-206.
Landmarks in the history of English, Scandinavian element in English, 206-
Scientific terms in English, 265.
Spanish words in English, 259.
Specimens of English of different periods,
Spoken and written language, 203
Syntax of English, change in, 245.
Tartar words in English, 264.
Welsh and Dutch contrasted, 197.
Words and inflexions in different periods,
new, in English, 258-265.
and spoken, 203.
Wyclif's English, compared with Tyn.
Taylor, Jeremy, 307.
Scott, Sir Walter, 339.
contemporaries of, 294.
Wordsworth, William, 337.
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