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Holy Cow!: Doggerel, Catnaps, Scapegoats, Foxtrots, and Horse Feathers--Splendid Animal Words and Phrases
Holy Cow!: Doggerel, Catnaps, Scapegoats, Foxtrots, and Horse Feathers--Splendid Animal Words and Phrases
by Boze Hadleigh
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We love animals but insult humans by calling them everything from weasels or pigs to sheep, mice, chickens, sharks, snakes, and bird-brains. Animal epithets, words, and phrases are so widespread we often take them for granted or remain ignorant of the... (read more)

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Scandinavian Loan-Words in Middle English, Part I
Scandinavian Loan-Words in Middle English, Part I
by Erik Bjorkman
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This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts... (read more)

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College Reading: the Science and Strategies of Expert Readers (14 Edition)
College Reading: the Science and Strategies of Expert Readers (14 Edition)
by Zadina
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COLLEGE READING: THE SCIENCE AND STRATEGIES OF EXPERT READERS approaches reading from a thinking skills perspective by explaining how we think, learn, and read. This expert group of authors credibly incorporates widely proven brain research and learning... (read more)

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Collins Easy Learning Age 7-11 -- Comprehension Ages 7-9: New Edition (Collins Easy Learning)
Collins Easy Learning Age 7-11 -- Comprehension Ages 7-9: New Edition (Collins Easy Learning)
by Easy Learning Collins
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This practice book will build essential skills through activity-packed fun. The activities are designed to give children a real sense of achievement. This helps to boost their confidence and develop good learning habits for life. This fun range of Maths... (read more)

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English Spelling as It Is
English Spelling as It Is
by Henry Arthur Tilley Alfr Henry Barford
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This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts... (read more)

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Cicero: Epistulae Ad Familiares: Vol 2
Cicero: Epistulae Ad Familiares: Vol 2
by D. R. Shackleton Bailey
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Professor Shackleton Bailey's edition of Cicero's letters to Atticus, also published in the Cambridge Classical Texts and Commentaries series, has been generally recognized as an outstanding achievement. Now Professor Shackleton Bailey presents his... (read more)

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Morphology: From Data to Theories (Edinburgh Advanced Textbooks in Linguistics)
Morphology: From Data to Theories (Edinburgh Advanced Textbooks in Linguistics)
by Sergio Scalise
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This textbook discussing morphology and its processes within a general framework that will incorporate the most recent developments in the field, but also in their relation with syntax, lexical semantics and phonology. It pays particular attention to the... (read more)

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Onomatophylacium: Or, the Christian Names of Men and Women, Now Vsed Within This Realme of Great Britaine, Alphabetically Expressed. by
Onomatophylacium: Or, the Christian Names of Men and Women, Now Vsed Within This Realme of Great Britaine, Alphabetically Expressed. by
by John Penkethman
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EARLY DOCUMENTS OF LANGUAGE & LINGUISTICS. Imagine holding history in your hands. Now you can. Digitally preserved and previously accessible only through libraries as Early English Books Online, this rare material is now available in single print... (read more)

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Writing Latin
Writing Latin
by Richard Ashdowne
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A completely new guide to writing Latin from scratch, this user-friendly book includes key features such as: broad coverage - all the major grammatical constructions of the Latin language are covered, reinforcing what students have learnt from reading... (read more)

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Three Homeric Hymns: To Apollo, Hermes, and Aphrodite: Hymns 3, 4, and 5 (Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics)
Three Homeric Hymns: To Apollo, Hermes, and Aphrodite: Hymns 3, 4, and 5 (Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics)
by Nicholas Richardson
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These lively narrative poems, attributed in antiquity to Homer, are works of great charm. Composed for recitation at festivals in honour of the gods, they tell of Apollo's birth on the island of Delos and his foundation of the Delphic oracle; Hermes... (read more)

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The Character of Shylock in "The Merchant of Venice"
The Character of Shylock in "The Merchant of Venice"
by Michael Burger
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Seminar paper from the year 2007 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Literature, printed single-sided, grade: 2,0, University of Augsburg, course: Proseminar, 9 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: William... (read more)

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British or American English?: A Handbook of Word and Grammar Patterns (Studies in English Language)
British or American English?: A Handbook of Word and Grammar Patterns (Studies in English Language)
by John Algeo
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"The book is an impressive achievement that will set a new standard in language variation studies and serve as a rich source of knowledge for students of British and American English." -Jan Svartvik, Emeritus Professor of English, Lund University... (read more)

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Language & Literacy #104: Reimagining Content-Area Literacy Instruction: 0
Language & Literacy #104: Reimagining Content-Area Literacy Instruction: 0
by Roni Jo (edt) Draper
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Todays teachers need to prepare students for a world that places increasingly higher literacy demands on its citizens. In this timely book, the authors explore content-area literacy and instruction in English, music, science, mathematics, social studies,... (read more)

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Vergleichende Syntax Der Indogermanischen Sprachen (Cambridge Library Collection - Linguistics)
Vergleichende Syntax Der Indogermanischen Sprachen (Cambridge Library Collection - Linguistics)
by Berthold Delbrck
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Karl Brugmann originally intended to include a volume on syntax in his comparative grammar of Indo-European, but as that ambitious project expanded, he and his publisher enlisted Berthold Delbrück (1842-1922) to take on the treatment of syntax. Delbr... (read more)

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A Compendium of Collective Nouns: From an Armory of Aardvarks to a Zeal of Zebras
A Compendium of Collective Nouns: From an Armory of Aardvarks to a Zeal of Zebras
by Jason Sacher
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This illustrated guide compiles over 2,000 collective nouns and brings them to life in stunningly colorful, graphic artwork from the design dynamos at Woop Studios. Chock-full of treasures of the English language, the diversity of terms collected here... (read more)

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Scandinavian Loan-Words in Middle English, Part I
Scandinavian Loan-Words in Middle English, Part I
by Erik Bjorkman
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This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts... (read more)

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Studies in German Idealism #14: Moses Mendelssohn's Metaphysics and Aesthetics
Studies in German Idealism #14: Moses Mendelssohn's Metaphysics and Aesthetics
by Reinier (edt) Munk
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The essays included in this volume are based on the papers prepared for a conference held in Amsterdam in December 2009 on the theme Moses Mendelssohn’s Metaphysics and Aesthetics. The conference was organized as a series of dialogues between... (read more)

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Lit (with Premium Web Site Printed Access Card)
Lit (with Premium Web Site Printed Access Card)
by Laurie G Kirszner
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Created through a "student-tested, faculty-approved" review process, LIT includes a wide selection of essential classic and contemporary readings, along with brief introductions to the literary genres, useful writing suggestions, and a down-to-earth... (read more)

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An  Analysis of Edgar Allan Poe's 'The Fall of the House of Usher' and Washington Irving's 'Rip Van Winkle' and 'The Legend of Sleepy Hollow' in Relat
An Analysis of Edgar Allan Poe's 'The Fall of the House of Usher' and Washington Irving's 'Rip Van Winkle' and 'The Legend of Sleepy Hollow' in Relat
by Julia Linnarz
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Seminar paper from the year 2009 in the subject English, printed single-sided, grade: 1,7, University of Heidelberg (Anglistisches Seminar), course: American Romanticism and the Invention of Tradition, language: English, abstract: Common themes of... (read more)

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Cultures, Contexts, and World Englishes
Cultures, Contexts, and World Englishes
by Yamuna Kachru
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This volume aims to familiarize readers with the varieties of world Englishes used across cultures and to create awareness of some of the linguistic and socially relevant contexts and functions that have given rise to them. It emphasizes that effective... (read more)

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