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Skeat, Walter W. (Walter William) 1835-1912

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An etymological dictionary of the English language by Walter W Skeat( Book )

220 editions published between 1822 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,096 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Practical and reliable, this reference traces English words back to their Indo-European roots. Each entry features a brief definition, identifies the language of origin, and employs a few illustrative quotations. An extensive appendix includes lists of prefixes, suffixes, Indo-European roots, homonyms and doublets, and the distribution of English-language sources
Piers the Plowman; a critical edition of the A-version by William Langland( Book )

130 editions published between 1869 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 1,911 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An authoritative edition which contains a historical introduction, explanatory notes, textual notes and a glossary. A full-bodied presentation of the A-version of the poem
Troilus and Cressida ; and, the Canterbury tales by Geoffrey Chaucer( Book )

19 editions published between 1952 and 1990 in English and held by 1,741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Original and modern versions in parallel columns
A concise etymological dictionary of the English language, by the Rev. Walter W. Skeat by Walter W Skeat( Book )

222 editions published between 1882 and 2009 in English and held by 1,645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A taste of Chaucer; selections from the Canterbury tales by Geoffrey Chaucer( Book )

83 editions published between 1879 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chaucer's work begins at the Tabard Inn in Southwark, England, where a group of pilgrims have assembled on their way to Canterbury. Harry Bailly, the innkeeper, suggests a contest: whoever tells the best tale will win a supper when they reach Canterbury
The lay of Havelok the Dane by Unknown( Book )

144 editions published between 1868 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Middelengelsk fortællende digt fra ca. 1280 om en dansk kongesøn, der flygtede til England, men senere vendte tilbage til Danmark
The vision of William concerning Piers the Plowman in three parallel texts : together with Richard the Redeless by William Langland( Book )

84 editions published between 1885 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 1,161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete works of Geoffrey Chaucer by Geoffrey Chaucer( Book )

137 editions published between 1894 and 2015 in English and English, Middle and held by 1,095 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Canterbury Tales - A Treatise on the Astrolabe - The Legend of Good Women - The Hous of Fame - Troilus and Criseyde - Boethius de Consolatione Philosophie__
A treatise on the astrolabe by Geoffrey Chaucer( Book )

107 editions published between 1872 and 1997 in English and English, Middle and held by 928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Composed of two mss. The first, from the first half of the 15th century, contains: the latter part of Chaucer's Treatise on the astrolabe (lacking much of the first part); Mandeville's Travels; an abbreviation of Palladius De plantatione arborum by Godefridus. The second, from the middle of the 15th century, is Henry Daniell's Liber uricrisiarum
A glossary of Tudor and Stuart words, especially from the dramatists by Walter W Skeat( Book )

44 editions published between 1914 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English dialects from the eighth century to the present day by Walter W Skeat( Book )

54 editions published between 1911 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aelfric's Lives of saints : being a set of sermons on saints' days formerly observed by the English Church by Aelfric( Book )

91 editions published between 1881 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lancelot of the Laik; a Scottish metrical romance, about 1490-1500 A.D by Lancelot( Book )

71 editions published between 1865 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work is an edited version of a 15th-century Scottish text about Sir Lancelot
The vision of William concerning Piers Plowman, together with Vita de Dowel, Dobet, et Dobest, secundum Wit et Resoun by William Langland( Book )

87 editions published between 1867 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Principles of English etymology by Walter W Skeat( Book )

68 editions published between 1887 and 2012 in English and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The student's Chaucer, being a complete edition of his works by Geoffrey Chaucer( Book )

50 editions published between 1894 and 1985 in English and English, Middle and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joseph of Arimathie: otherwise called The romance of the Seint Graal, or Holy Grail: an alliterative poem written about A.D. 1350, and now first printed from the unique copy in the Vernon ms. at Oxford by Joseph( Book )

68 editions published between 1871 and 2006 in English and English, Middle and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The prologue : the Knights tale, the Nonne preestes tale, from the Canterbury tales by Geoffrey Chaucer( Book )

76 editions published between 1845 and 1957 in English and English, Middle and held by 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The romans of Partenay, or of Lusignen: otherwise known as the tale of Melusine: by Couldrette( Book )

68 editions published between 1866 and 2002 in English and English, Middle and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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An etymological dictionary of the English language
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Walter William Skeat britischer Philologe

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Piers the Plowman; a critical edition of the A-versionA concise etymological dictionary of the English language, by the Rev. Walter W. SkeatA taste of Chaucer; selections from the Canterbury talesThe vision of William concerning Piers the Plowman in three parallel texts : together with Richard the RedelessThe complete works of Geoffrey ChaucerA glossary of Tudor and Stuart words, especially from the dramatistsEnglish dialects from the eighth century to the present dayAelfric's Lives of saints : being a set of sermons on saints' days formerly observed by the English Church