A Dictionary of Linguistics by Mario A. Pei, Frank Gaynor

By Mario A. Pei, Frank Gaynor

Editors Mario Pei and Frank Gaynor assemble crucial phrases and ideas within the huge Dictionary of Linguistics. With a delicately crafted headword record and lots of cross-references and available factors, this dictionary will maintain readers coming again repeatedly. Dictionary of Linguistics is definitely the right addition to any reader's reference library.

Mario Pei used to be an American linguist and polyglot who really expert in Latin, Greek, and French. as well as instructing at Columbia collage, Pei wrote numerous books on language together with the tale of English and All approximately Language.

In addition to Dictionary of Linguistics, Frank Gaynor additionally wrote the Philosophical Library vintage, Dictionary of Mysticism.

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Five thousand tongues applauded when he wiped them on his shirt. Then while the writhing pitcher ground the ball into his hip, Defiance flashed in Casey’s eye, a sneer curled Casey’s lip. • bade • awed • doffed • favored • wonderment • maddened 2. How can a tongue applaud? And now the leather-covered sphere came hurtling through the air, And Casey stood a-watching it in haughty grandeur there. Close by the sturdy batsman the ball unheeded sped— “That ain’t my style,” said Casey. ” the umpire said.

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