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An essay towards an history of the English tongue. Part I. Divided into Four Preliminary Dissertations, and giving an Account, I. Of the Roman or Latin Tongue, as once spoken in Britain. II. Of the British or Welsh, and its antient, and present Limits. III. Of the Pyhtas, corruptly called Picts, by the Romans; their Settlement in the North of Britain; the Original of their Name, and the Nature, Extent, and Duration of their Language. IV. Of the Scots from Ireland; and the Extent of the Erst Language; in order to distinguish it from the English in the North of Britain, which vulgarly passes under the Name of Broad Scotch. By John Free, D.D.

  • Free, John, 1712?-
M.DCC.XLIX. [1749]
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London : printed for W. Sandby, at the Ship, over-against St. Dunstan's Church, in Fleet-Street, M.DCC.XLIX. [1749]

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[2],iv,vii,[1],78,[2]p. ; 8⁰.


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ESTC T122385



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