Epea pteroenta [romanized], or, The diversions of Purley ... by John Horne Tooke

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  • Language and languages,
  • English language -- Etymology,
  • Indo-European languages -- Etymology

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Other titlesEpea pteroenta, Diversions of Purley
Statementby John Horne Tooke, A.M. ...
SeriesBlake -- no. 1470
ContributionsSharp, William, 1749-1824, Cropper, Edward (autograph), Cropper, Edward (bookplate)
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Pagination2 v. :
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Open LibraryOL16998697M

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In Horne Tooke conferred perpetual fame upon his benefactor's country house by adopting, as a second title of his elaborate philological treatise of "Epea Pteroenta" — the expression ἔπεα πτερόεντα, épea pteróenta ("Winged words"), comes from Homer — the more popular though misleading title of The Diversions of Purley.

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Part I: [frontispiece][8] pages with an errata page in prelims.Books on the Jefferson Inventory which were given to Thomas Jefferson Randolph by Thomas Jefferson. Pages in category "Thomas Jefferson Randolph's Books" Epea Pteroenta, or The Diversions of Purley; Epiktētou Encheiridion, Kēbētos Pinax.

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