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Sweet, Henry 1845-1912

Overview
Works: 240 works in 2,112 publications in 10 languages and 15,680 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc  Sources  Handbooks and manuals  Textbooks  History  Pastoral letters and charges 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Correspondent, Other
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 )

103 editions published between 1896 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

177 editions published between 1891 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 948 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anglo-Saxon primer by Henry Sweet( Book )

67 editions published between 1953 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 905 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Old English language Grammar (BNB/PRECIS) This ed originally published: 1953
Pastoral care by Gregory( Book )

132 editions published between 1871 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

32 editions published between 1884 and 1972 in English and held by 767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

151 editions published between 1875 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

82 editions published between 1876 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The oldest English texts by Henry Sweet( Book )

70 editions published between 1885 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

King Alfred's Orosius by Paulus Orosius( Book )

68 editions published between 1864 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A second Anglo-Saxon reader : archaic and dialectal by Henry Sweet( Book )

39 editions published between 1887 and 2012 in English and English, Old and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A primer of phonetics by Henry Sweet( Book )

56 editions published between 1890 and 1966 in English and Multiple languages and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

66 editions published between 1882 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

62 editions published between 1884 and 1972 in 4 languages and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of language by Henry Sweet( Book )

56 editions published between 1899 and 2010 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

36 editions published between 1874 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 355 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
The indispensable foundation: a selection from the writings of Henry Sweet by Henry Sweet( Book )

18 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A short historical English grammar by Henry Sweet( Book )

41 editions published between 1892 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A primer of spoken English by Henry Sweet( Book )

50 editions published between 1890 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

44 editions published between 1886 and 1971 in English and English, Middle and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

35 editions published between 1908 and 2010 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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A second Anglo-Saxon reader : archaic and dialectal
Alternative Names
Henri Svit

Henry Sweet britischer Philologe und Mitbegründer der modernen Phonetik

Henry Sweet Brits taalkundige (1845-1912)

Sweet, H.

Sweet, Henry G. 1845-1912

هنري سويت

هنری سویت زبان‌شناس بریتانیایی

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スウィート, ヘンリー

ヘンリー・スウィート

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Anglo-Saxon primerPastoral careAn Anglo-Saxon reader in prose and verseSweet's Anglo-Saxon reader in prose and verseA second Anglo-Saxon reader : archaic and dialectalA short historical English grammar