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The Absolute Particle in Middle and Modern English (Paperback) Loot Price: R270
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The Absolute Particle in Middle and Modern English (Paperback): Charles Hunter Ross

The Absolute Particle in Middle and Modern English (Paperback)

Charles Hunter Ross

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: Table Of Middle English Absolute Participles. WORK.PTCS.WORK.PTCS.Ancren Riwle 1Hocdeve 13Ballads 11Horn 0Caxton 15James I. 2Ch. Astrol 1Juliana 1Ch. Boeth 8Landry1 3Ch. Melib 2Langland 3Ch. Person 0Malory 24Ch. Poems 29Mandeville 6Constance l 2Paston 111Fortescue 2Pecock 7Gamelyn 0Romaunt 1Gower 13WydifPr 0Hampole 0York 0Havelok1 0Total255II. The Influence Of Old French And Italian On The Middle English Absolute Participle. Before discussing in general the question of the influence of Old French and Italian, let us examine the texts compared and see how Middle English renders the Old French and Italian absolute participles. 1. Old French. (a) Le Lai d'Havelok le Danois. The English author of The Lay of Havelok translated only a few passages with an approach to literalness, and in these only one absolute participle (which is really a preposition) occurs: Havelok21. 218?"Primerement li fet jurer, Veiant sa gent, et affier." The English paraphrases this passage, and the absolute clause is not rendered. (6) Histoire de Mellibee. Melib.1 191?"Nous demandons deliberation, laquelle eue, nous te conseillerons . . . chose qui sera fi ton proufit" = Ch. Melib. 145?"We axe deliberacioun; and we schul thanne . . . conseile the thing that schal be profytable." Melib.2 J92?"Ce dit, il s'assist cornme tout honteulx" = Ch. Melib. 146?"Al schamefast, he sette him doun agayn." Melib.2 203?" Tu dois tousjours eslire ce qui est ton prouffit, toutes autres choses reffusees et rabatues " = Ch. Melib. 158? " Thou schalt chese the beste, and weyve alle other thinaes." Melib.2 211?"Ta personne destruite, tu scez bien que tes richesses se diviseront en diverses parties " = Ch. Melib. 168? " Ye knowe also, that youre richesses mooten in divers parties be departed." Meli...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Charles Hunter Ross
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 1mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 18
ISBN-13: 978-1-4588-5924-2
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-4588-5924-X
Barcode: 9781458859242

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