The Discovery of the Science of Languages: In which are Shown the Real Nature of the Parts of Speech, the Meaning which All Words Carry in Themselves, as Their Own Definitions, and the Origin of Words, Letters, Figures, Etc, Volume 2
Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1844
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affirmative Aleph allow Alpha already seen already shown ancient animal appear bad meaning beginning belonging character composed consequently contraction correct Cybele discovery Divinity earth easily conceived English word epsilon equal to iv eternity etois être evident existence fallen father follows French language French pronoun French word frequently gamma ginally give glish God's son Greek alphabet Greek language Greek word half head Hence ic iv idea implies instance is-i iv-er knowledge lambda Latin Latin word latter word least difference literally means livre lysed lysis means double meant mind negative observation perceive plural number preceded precisely equal present pronoun prove quently racter reader remark Saxon sequently signify single soul sound stands in apposition syllable synonymous three letters three words truth whilst whole womb word becomes word for three word in Greek words mean written
Page 292 - The consideration, then, of ideas and words as the great instruments of knowledge, makes no despicable part of their contemplation who would take a view of human knowledge in the whole extent of it. And perhaps, if they were distinctly weighed and duly considered, they would afford us another sort of logic and critic than what we have been hitherto acquainted with.
Page 223 - For both the lignage,2 and the certain sire, From which I sprung, from me are hidden yet. For all so soon as life did me admit Into this world, and...
Page 92 - ... femelle dans le voisinage l'un de l'autre, et ne met pas leur couche nuptiale loin de leur berceau. Mais il ya une consonnance de formes bien plus intime encore que celle des deux sexes; c'est la duplicité d'organes qui existe dans chaque individu.
Page 88 - I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the ending, saith the Lord, which is, and which was, and which is to come, the Almighty,
Page 201 - English between the bark of a dog and the bark of a tree? There is none whatever, nor can there be in any language any other difference between these words than that of form.
Page 289 - To it, more than to any other cause, must be attributed the rapid and almost unopposed success of the agitation for autonomy which carried the Enabling Act (1919).
Page 117 - ... some form of contingent knowledge. In all the axioms, for example, the subject represents a contingent and the predicate a necessary truth, the former implying the latter. Thus we have the axioms, Body implies space, Succession implies time, Phenomena imply substance, Events imply a cause, and Things equal to the same thing must be equal to one another. Now the implied cannot, by any possibility, be incompatible with, but must be explicative of, that by which the former is implied. Here we have...
Page 85 - Each line of said poem, formed by a composed word, is the name of one of the letters of the Greek alphabet, rearranged, as we have it, four hundred and three years before the Christian era, under the archonship of Euclydes.