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Selected essays on English usage

Thomas Pyles

Selected essays on English usage

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Published by University Presses of Florida in Gainesville .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • English language -- United States -- Usage

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      StatementThomas Pyles ; edited by John Algeo.
      ContributionsAlgeo, John.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPE2802 .P9
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 223 p. ;
      Number of Pages223
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4730638M
      ISBN 100813005466
      LC Control Number78018833


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The book was pages in length and there are jewels on every page. This is a book that should be taught in high schools along with Shakespeare, (who apparently used Montaigne's essay "Of Cannibals" as inspiration for "The Tempest").5/5(1). ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "A University of Florida book." Description: xiv, pages ; 24 cm.

From dust jacket: The twenty-one essays by Thomas Pyles in this collection bear witness to the vitality of the English language and to its integrity in the midst of great variety in use. Published over a year period by this distinguished scholar of English language study and usage, many of these writings are otherwise not readily available.

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AUTOBIOGRAPHY AND SELECTED ESSAYS by Thomas Henry Huxley Note: The notes at the end of the book were originally referenced by page number. I have instead inserted numbers within the text in the format [xx] and cross-referenced these to the appropriate notes.—D.L.

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