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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (1): 49–55.
Published: 01 March 1943
...Henry Bosley Woolf Copyright © 1943 by Duke University Press 1943 SUBJECT-VERB AGREEMENT IN BEOWULF By HENRYBOSLEY WOOLF In the introduction to his edition of Beowlf Klaeber notes that our greatest Old English poem shows occasional “lack of concord...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (2): 163–174.
Published: 01 June 1944
...J. B. Douds Copyright © 1944 by Duke University Press 1944 GEORGE HERBERT’S USE OF THE TRANSFERRED VERB: A STUDY IN THE STRUCTURE OF POETIC IMAGERY By J. B. DOUDS The present paper may be considered a case-study...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (4): 495–496.
Published: 01 December 1945
...Herbert Meritt Mary McDonald Long. New York University dissertation. Menasha, Wisconsin: George Banta Publishing Co., 1944. Pp. xvi + 314. Copyright © 1945 by Duke University Press 1945 REVIEWS The English Strong Verb from Chauccr to Caxton. By MARYMc...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (1): 112–120.
Published: 01 March 1969
...John Traugott AUXILIARY VERBS A REVIEW OF TWO BOOKS ON STEW’ By JOHN TRAUGO The Seventh Volume of Tristram Shandy, the mad gallop before Death through France, is among other things a moving allegory...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (3): 383–385.
Published: 01 September 1943
... RefEexive Verbs: Latin, Old French, Modern French. By ANNA GRANVILLEHATCHER. Baltimore : The Johns Hopkins Press, 1942. (The Johns Hopkins Studies in Romance Literatures and Languages, XLIII.) Pp. 213. $1.25. Miss Hatcher presents, as her title promised, pictures...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (3): 322–342.
Published: 01 September 1948
... form is [i:re], but in Berks County one instance of [i:res] was noted, and several speakers in Lehigh County also used [ i:res] . Moreover, in Berks County a number of speakers used [i:ne]. E. VERBS Verb types may be classified as follows...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (2): 175–184.
Published: 01 June 1940
... that we get a definition of morpheme which includes all methods of express- ing the grammatical properties. Here we are told that a morpheme is “An element or property of language showing the relations be- tween nouns, verbs, adjectives, and concrete adverbs. It may be a prefix or suffix...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (3): 273–276.
Published: 01 September 1948
... with undettan (41.12, 85.12, 108.30). Of these three Old English words, andettan has dropped out completely from the Middle English versions, but we have the verb herien (Midl., 21.22), the verb loven (Metr. and Rolle, 21.22), and the substantives hering (Midl.,9.14) and loving (Metr. and Rolle, 9.14...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (4): 411–412.
Published: 01 December 1961
...- tribute to our understanding of the formal relationships involved. The result is that the weakest sections in this book are those where, for example, the autlior finds it necessary to refer to the “spectre semantique du verbe” (p. 51) or “l’id6e d’incomplCtutle” (p. 19), etc. However...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (4): 409–411.
Published: 01 December 1961
.... Anthropologists, tnoreover, will be interested in the sampling of folk literature printed in the chrestomathy. Selections are provided with special grammatical tiotes (pertaining largely to recalcitrant verb forms) and German translations. While some appreciation for the artistry of literary form can...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1953) 14 (3): 274–283.
Published: 01 September 1953
... man was ics gewa hob “the man I gave it to”; da man sai hu:d was ic hob “the man whose hat I have”. 4. VERBS (a) Except for ,minor variations in pronunciation and the differ- ences elaborated on below, KG verb forms correspond generally to those of PaG...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (3): 331–339.
Published: 01 September 1969
... grammatical) of sentences. Most sentences, that is. It is easy to forget that it is only the majority of sentences, whose main verbs are in the indicative mood, that assert, that can be logically broken down into subject and predi- cate. Sentences whose main verbs are in the subjunctive mood...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (3): 377–378.
Published: 01 September 1946
... language minute details of grammar are faithfully and accurately elucidated. Worthy of especial mention are the sec- tions called simply “Pronunciation” and “Syntax” of the verb, in which latter all sorts of details, including a remarkable development of use of auxiliaries to express verb aspects...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1960) 21 (1): 69–72.
Published: 01 March 1960
... symmetrically complement the opening ones. The word “season” suggests a first pattern in the poem; it does not mean just a lengthy period of time but specifically designates summer, for “L‘Alchimie du verbe,” the lowest point of Rimbaud’s hell, is filled with images of the burning sun...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (3): 275–301.
Published: 01 September 1944
... possible after verbs of seeing : Infinitive, Relative Clause, Present Participle ; to my knowledge, no such study has been attempted. In my paper I propose to describe only the system to be met with in Modern French; but I have followed the development of this system from Latin and Old...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (2): 203–224.
Published: 01 June 1941
... section 8, S.V. estendre. 203 204 Old Provenpl Style and Vocabulary porals-das hort nicht auf zu rasseln, zu schreien, zzl wirbeln, zu mauen, zu fluchen. Here, the verbs follow one another in the same order as the substantives to which they refer...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (1): 63–78.
Published: 01 March 1961
... lady at line 96: “mentre che ’1 vento, come fa, ci ta~e 4 Other versions of the text make the verb intransitive, “si tace”; but Van- delli’s critical edition affords a subtler range of overtones. If we take “ciJJas a dative form, it means that “the wind is silent for us...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (2): 205–219.
Published: 01 June 1942
.... Flutre le cite au sens de “enduire, blanchir” chez Brunet Latin, mais Tobler-Lommatzsch, 11, 1200, l’ont trouvi dans la Prophecie de David, 925, qui est citee i tort par Godefroy, I, p. 493a, s. v. aubel; cf. Fuhrken, Zts. rom. Phil., XIX (1895), p. 232. DGGELER. Ce verbe est citi...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (4): 503–526.
Published: 01 December 1940
... of the language. New verbs which appear in his text are formed from existing verbs or nouns with the addition or substitution of a suffix, and sometitnes a prefix. Such, for example, are desceptrer from sceptre, endiainaizter, ‘adorn with diamonds,’ s’entrecoudoyer, retis- ser, sur-magonncr. Aniong...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (4): 506–508.
Published: 01 December 1944
... character very strongly in their word choices. The conjunctions preferred suggest frequent questions and answers. . . . The pronouns are those of the first and second persons. The verbs are all in the present tense.” It is difficult to speak definitely concerning the conjunctions, for some...