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Proceedings - Philological Society, London (Volume 5) (Paperback) Loot Price: R451
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Proceedings - Philological Society, London (Volume 5) (Paperback): Philological Society

Proceedings - Philological Society, London (Volume 5) (Paperback)

Philological Society

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1854 Excerpt: ... PHILOLOGICAL SOCIETY. Vol. V. FEBRUARY 21, 1851. No. 105. Hensleigh Wedgwood, Esq. in the Chair. Special General Meeting. The Chairman stated that the Council had called the present General Meeting for the purpose of considering the propriety of altering one of the Rules of the Society. It appeared from a communication, made by their Assistant-Secretary Mr. Cochrane, that demands had been made on the London Library for Parochial Rates, to which, it was insisted by the Parish Authorities, they were liable, inasmuch as part of their house was underlet to the Statistical and Philological Societies, neither of which Societies had any provision in their Statutes against a division of profits, which is required by the Stat. 7 & 8 Vict. c. 36, in order to exempt them from their liability. The Meeting had to consider what steps it might be convenient to take under these circumstances. It was then moved by Mr. Sharpe, seconded by Mr. Chabot, and carried unanimously, --That the following addition be made to Rule XVI.--"No dividend, gift, division, or bonus in money shall be made by the Society unto or between any of its Members." A paper was then read: --"On English Etymologies: "--Continued. By H. Wedgwood, Esq. To Blear.--Two words of different origin and meaning seem to be confounded in the E. Blear. A Blear-eye is a sore inflamed eye like one that has long been weeping, from the Pl.-D. blarren, to blare or roar, and hence, with that softening down of the signification which so constantly takes place in the development of language, to cry, to weep. He blarrede sinen langen tranen, he cried till the tears ran down. Blarr-oge or bleer-oge, a crying eye, a red watery eye. In the old expression 'to blear one's eye, ' on the other hand, in the sense of deceiving one, the w...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Philological Society
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 5mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 92
ISBN-13: 978-1-235-76291-8
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-235-76291-2
Barcode: 9781235762918

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