Outline of the history of the English language and literature
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Outline of the history of the English language and literature

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  • OUTLINE OF THE HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE
  • PREFACE.
  • CONTENTS.
  • THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE.
  • CHAPTER I. History of its Vocabulary.
    • DUPLICATE WORDS OR DOUBLETS.
  • CHAPTER II. The History of the Grammar of English.
  • CHAPTER III. Changes in Modern English.
  • CHAPTER IV.
    • Words adopted from Foreign Languages.
    • CHIEF DATES IN THE HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE.
  • CHAPTER V. Notes on the Growth of English Words.
    • 3. WORDS DISGUISED IN FORM OR IN MEANING.
    • 4. WORDS THAT HAVE CHANGED THEIR MEANING.
    • 5. WORDS DERIVED FROM THE NAMES OF PERSONS.
    • 6. WORDS DERIVED FROM NAMES OF PLACES.
    • 7. ENGLISH (OR TEUTONIC) ROOTS.
    • 8. LATIN ROOTS.
    • 9. GREEK ROOTS.
    • 10. THE BRANCHING OF WORDS FROM LATIN STEMS.
    • 11. THE BRANCHING OF WORDS FROM ENGLISH STEMS.
  • CHAPTER VI. Prefixes and Suffixes.
    • PREFIXES.
      • 1. ENGLISH (OR TEUTONIC).
      • 2. LATIN.
      • 3. GREEK.
    • 1. ENGLISH (OR TEUTONIC).
    • 2. LATIN.
    • 3. GREEK.
    • SUFFIXES.
      • 4. ENGLISH (OR TEUTONIC).
      • 5. LATIN.
      • 6. GREEK.
    • 4. ENGLISH (OR TEUTONIC).
    • 5. LATIN.
    • 6. GREEK.
  • LITERATURE.
    • I. Outline of Our Early Literature
    • II. Tabular Outline of modern English Literature.
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