The nature of human speech by Paget, Richard Arthur Surtees Sir, bart.

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Published by The Clarendon Press in [Oxford] .

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  • Speech,
  • English language -- Spoken English

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Statementby Sir Richard Paget, bart. On the use of italic[s], fused participle, &c., by H. W. Fowler. Reviews & miscellaneous notes, by Robert Bridges. Financial statement.
SeriesS[ociety] for p[ure] E[nglish] Tract no. XXII, S.P.E. tract ;, no. 22.
ContributionsFowler, H. W. 1858-1933., Bridges, Robert Seymour, 1844-1930.
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LC ClassificationsPE1011 .S6 no. XXII
The Physical Object
Pagination1 p. l., [21]-67, [1] p.
Number of Pages67
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6690121M
LC Control Number26010936
OCLC/WorldCa2461422

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