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Dictionary of American Military Biography, Vol. 2

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Published by Greenwood Press .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10418840M
ISBN 100313241627
ISBN 109780313241628

The assembling of words into groups related by some principle, as by their meanings, can be done, and such a work is often called a thesaurus or synonymy. After three years he became tired of this misanthropic seclusion, and proposed returning to the haunts of men. Accordingly, new assistants were hired and two new demands were made on Murray. The work on the supplement was expected to take about seven years. On 29 Oct.

That body disapproved of the scheme, and Lee declined Burgoyne's offer. John Burgoyne, London, ; B. Second supplement[ edit ] InOxford had finally put the dictionary to rest; all work ended, and the quotation slips went into storage. The most convenient choice for the user would have been for the entire dictionary to be re-edited and retypesetwith each change included in its proper alphabetical place; but this would have been the most expensive option, with perhaps 15 volumes required to be produced. Green Wharton Jackson available on this site:. A reference is made from the shortened surname Raymond to de Fogas.

Also in the original fascicles of the entire dictionary were re-issued, bound into 12 volumes, under the title "The Oxford English Dictionary". The work gives some interesting glimpses of Lee, and the frontispiece, a caricature of Lee with his dog, by Barham Rushbrooke, is said to be the best likeness extant; but the claim put forward is answered by the fact that Lee's passports and letters, published in vol. During that session two of his daughters lived with him at the hotel in Washington. Memoirs, and Bancroft's Hist. Richardson was a disciple of the benighted John Horne Tookewhose 18th-century theories long held back the development of philology in England.


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Dictionary of American Military Biography, Vol. 2 book

Polkthe general left his young son at the old United States Hotel to share a room with Dr. Lee was employed at Newport in Decemberand at New York in January following, where he did good service in beginning the erection of the defences.

Samuel Breck (politician)

The place the number represents in that entry will be listed. He is said to have received a commission when he was eleven years old, but his name first appears in the military records on 9 Aprilwhen he was appointed ensign in his father's regiment Home Office Military Entry Book, xix.

MS ; Sloane MSff. Burchfield also removed, for unknown reasons, many entries that had been added to the supplement. Thomas Girdlestone [q. His change of title reflects his growing conservatism and his recognition of the fundamental unity of the English language.

The Western tradition of dictionary making began among the Greeks, although not until the language had changed so much that explanations and commentaries were needed. A supplement in was the first dictionary to mark accents for pronunciation.

His personal appearance is unknown, but there is ample evidence that he was a man of robust physique endowed with unique stamina and energy.

Appleton, sub nom. Most dates have a letter in front of them. Minor was a criminal lunatic. Returning to Esmeralda, Green renewed his interest in agriculture and became involved in politics.

A monolingual dictionary has both the word list and the explanations in the same language, whereas bilingual or multilingual polyglot dictionaries have the explanations in another language or different languages.

Journal of the legislative council of the colony of New York —, Intro. Archives, II, 1—16, 20—31, 38— However, the artist made no claim to have accurately represented Atiatoharongwen or any but three of the other figures.

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Copyright The Gale Group, Inc. Burchfield emphasized the inclusion of modern-day language and, through the supplement, the dictionary was expanded to include a wealth of new words from the burgeoning fields of science and technology, as well as popular culture and colloquial speech.

The work gives some interesting glimpses of Lee, and the frontispiece, a caricature of Lee with his dog, by Barham Rushbrooke, is said to be the best likeness extant; but the claim put forward is answered by the fact that Lee's passports and letters, published in vol.

Collectively, the Bible is the most-quoted work but in many different translations ; the most-quoted single work is Cursor Mundi. Handbook of American Indians Hodge2: Green Wharton JacksonWharton J.

According to some American accounts, the credit of the defence was chiefly due to the engineer, Moultrie. Five leading booksellers of London banded together to support his undertaking, and a contract was signed on June 18, Early in he returned to Warsaw; held a major-general's command in the campaign against the Turks, and characteristically railed against his commanders.

He was a clever, well-informed man, a ready speaker and writer, conversing in French, German, Spanish. His maternal grandmother, Mary Phillips, had migrated to Tennessee from Edgecombe County with her parents.

Some of these had only a single recorded usage, but many had multiple recorded citations, and it ran against what was thought to be the established OED editorial practice and a perception that he had opened up the dictionary to "World English".Williams was also the first African-American to be appointed to the Ohio State Legislature.

InS.S. McClure, a well-known editor and publisher, commissioned him to write articles regarding the treatment of natives in the Congo under Belgian rule. He died shortly afterwards, on August 2,of tuberculosis.

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