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Sweet, Henry 1845-1912

Overview
Works: 227 works in 1,945 publications in 9 languages and 15,258 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc  Sources  History  Handbooks, manuals, etc  Textbooks  Trials, litigation, etc  Pastoral letters and charges 
Roles: Author, Editor, ed, Author of introduction, Other, Correspondent
Classifications: PE137, 253
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Most widely held works by Henry Sweet
The student's dictionary of Anglo-Saxon by Henry Sweet( Book )

92 editions published between 1896 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anglo-Saxon primer by Henry Sweet( Book )

73 editions published between 1953 and 1996 in 4 languages and held by 920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sweet's Primer" first appeared in 1882. It was designed as an introduction to "Sweet's Reader". This revised edition presents a working elementary grammar, and includes extracts from Anglo-Saxon writings
Sweet's Anglo-Saxon reader in prose and verse. 15th ed by Henry Sweet( Book )

73 editions published between 1876 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The practical study of languages; a guide for teachers and learners by Henry Sweet( Book )

72 editions published between 1884 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 869 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Anglo-Saxon reader in prose and verse by Henry Sweet( Book )

161 editions published between 1875 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new English grammar, logical and historical, by Henry Sweet by Henry Sweet( Book )

76 editions published between 1891 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 758 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pastoral care by Gregory( Book )

108 editions published between 1871 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saint Gregory the Great was one of the most influential writers of western Europe from the sixth century and, beyond his death, into the sixteenth century. Book 3 of the Regula, which makes up the bulk of the present volume, is a handbook for people who find themsleves in a position of counseling others
The oldest English texts by Henry Sweet( Book )

70 editions published between 1885 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of English sounds from the earliest period, with full word-lists by Henry Sweet( Book )

58 editions published between 1874 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry Sweet (1845-1912) began at an early age to teach himself Old English and Old Icelandic. Before going up to Oxford, he spent a year at the University of Heidelberg, studying comparative and Germanic philology, and during his undergraduate career he published an edition of King Alfred's Pastoral Care. His enthusiasm for philology led him to pursue a career in research and teaching, though he did not hold a university post until in 1901 he was appointed to a new readership in phonetics at Oxford. His work on the sounds of English was first published in 1874, and in this revised version in 1888. The work derived from a monograph 'on the history of long e and o', but Sweet's own further research, as well as that of others, led him to a much broader treatment, including an investigation of dialects and medieval and modern English sounds
A second Anglo-Saxon reader : archaic and dialectal by Henry Sweet( Book )

37 editions published between 1887 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

King Alfred's Orosius by Paulus Orosius( Book )

32 editions published between 1883 and 1974 in English and English, Old and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Anglo-Saxon primer : with grammar, notes, and glossary by Henry Sweet( Book )

77 editions published between 1882 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First Middle English primer; extracts from the Ancren riwle and Ormulum, with grammar, notes, and glossary by Henry Sweet( Book )

85 editions published between 1884 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A primer of phonetics by Henry Sweet( Book )

55 editions published between 1890 and 1966 in 3 languages and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of language by Henry Sweet( Book )

52 editions published between 1899 and 2010 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The indispensable foundation: a selection from the writings of Henry Sweet by Henry Sweet( Book )

17 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A short historical English grammar by Henry Sweet( Book )

33 editions published between 1892 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A primer of spoken English by Henry Sweet( Book )

48 editions published between 1890 and 1957 in 3 languages and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Second Middle English primer : extracts from Chaucer with grammar and glossary by Henry Sweet( Book )

43 editions published between 1886 and 1971 in English and English, Middle and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sounds of English, an introduction to phonetics by Henry Sweet( Book )

29 editions published between 1908 and 2013 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Henri Svit

Henry Sweet britischer Philologe und Mitbegründer der modernen Phonetik

Sweet, Henry G. 1845-1912

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Anglo-Saxon primerSweet's Anglo-Saxon reader in prose and verse. 15th edThe practical study of languages; a guide for teachers and learnersAn Anglo-Saxon reader in prose and versePastoral careA second Anglo-Saxon reader : archaic and dialectalAn Anglo-Saxon primer : with grammar, notes, and glossaryA short historical English grammar