Stories That Words Tell Us
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Stories That Words Tell Us

By Elizabeth (Elizabeth Speakman) O'Neill
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  • STORIES THAT WORDS TELL US
  • BY
  • ELIZABETH O'NEILL, M.A.
    • AUTHOR OF "THE WORLD'S STORY," "A NURSERY HISTORY OF ENGLAND," ETC.
    • LONDON: T. C. & E. C. JACK, Ltd.
      • 35 PATERNOSTER ROW, E.C. AND EDINBURGH
    • 35 PATERNOSTER ROW, E.C. AND EDINBURGH
    • 1918
  • CONTENTS
  • STORIES THAT WORDS TELL US.
  • CHAPTER I.
    • SOME STORIES OF BRITISH HISTORY TOLD FROM ENGLISH WORDS.
  • CHAPTER II.
    • HOW WE GOT OUR CHRISTIAN NAMES AND SURNAMES.
  • CHAPTER III.
    • STORIES IN THE NAMES OF PLACES.
  • CHAPTER IV.
    • NEW NAMES FOR NEW PLACES.
  • CHAPTER V.
    • STORIES IN OLD LONDON NAMES.
  • CHAPTER VI.
    • WORDS MADE BY GREAT WRITERS.
  • CHAPTER VII.
    • WORDS THE BIBLE HAS GIVEN US.
  • CHAPTER VIII.
    • WORDS FROM THE NAMES OF PEOPLE.
  • CHAPTER IX.
    • WORDS FROM THE NAMES OF ANIMALS.
  • CHAPTER X.
    • WORDS FROM THE NAMES OF PLACES.
  • CHAPTER XI.
    • PICTURES IN WORDS.
  • CHAPTER XII.
    • WORDS FROM NATIONAL CHARACTER.
  • CHAPTER XIII.
    • WORDS MADE BY WAR.
  • CHAPTER XIV.
    • PROVERBS.
  • CHAPTER XV.
    • SLANG.
  • CHAPTER XVI.
    • WORDS WHICH HAVE CHANGED THEIR MEANING.
  • CHAPTER XVII.
    • DIFFERENT WORDS WITH THE SAME MEANING, AND THE SAME WORDS WITH DIFFERENT MEANINGS.
  • CHAPTER XVIII.
    • NICE WORDS FOR NASTY THINGS.
  • CHAPTER XIX.
    • THE MORAL OF THESE STORIES.
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