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1911 Encyclopedia Britannica

Henry Sweet

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"HENRY SWEET (1845-1912), English philologist, was born in London Sept. 15 1845. Educated at King's College, London, Balliol College, Oxford, and Heidelberg University, he was a recognized authority on the subject of phonetics ( see 21.460-61; 9.597), and a readership in phonetics was specially created for him in 1901 by the university of Oxford. His published works include an Anglo-Saxon Reader; a Student's Dictionary of Anglo-Saxon; an English Grammar; The History of Language, and many editions of Old and Middle English Texts. He died at Oxford April 30 1912.


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Chisholm, Hugh, General Editor. Entry for 'Henry Sweet'. 1911 Encyclopedia Britanica. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/bri/h/henry-sweet.html. 1910.

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