The professor and the madman : a tale of murder, insanity, and the making of the Oxford English dictionary / Simon Winchester. [print]

By: Winchester, Simon [author]Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : HarperPerennial, (c)1999Edition: 1st Harperperennial edDescription: xiii, 242 pages : illustrations ; 21 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 006099486XSubject(s): Murray, James A. H. (James Augustus Henry), 1837-1915 -- Friends and associates | Minor, William Chester | Oxford English dictionary | New English dictionary on historical principles | Psychiatric hospital patients -- Great Britain -- Biography | Encyclopedias and dictionaries -- History and criticism | Lexicographers -- Great Britain -- Biography | English language -- Lexicography | English language -- Etymology | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Veterans -- BiographyLOC classification: PE1617.P764 1999Online resources: Copyright permission request form. COPYRIGHT NOT covered - Click this link to request copyright permission:
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The dead of the night in Lambeth Marsh The man who taught Latin to cattle The madness of war Gathering Earth's daughters The big dictionary conceived The scholar in cell block two Entering the lists Annulated, art, brick-tea, buckwheat The meeting of minds The unkindest cut Then only the monuments.
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The dead of the night in Lambeth Marsh The man who taught Latin to cattle The madness of war Gathering Earth's daughters The big dictionary conceived The scholar in cell block two Entering the lists Annulated, art, brick-tea, buckwheat The meeting of minds The unkindest cut Then only the monuments.

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