Contributions to the Study of Elliptical Words in Modern English

Almqvist & Wiksell, 1904 - 233 páginas

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Página 8 - Terrible place — dangerous work — other day — five children — mother — tall lady, eating sandwiches — forgot the arch — crash — knock — children look round — mother's head off — sandwich in her hand — no mouth to put it in — head of a family off — shocking, shocking! Looking at Whitehall, sir? — fine place — little window — somebody else's head off there, eh sir? — he didn't keep a sharp look-out enough either — eh, sir, eh?' 'I am ruminating,' said Mr. Pickwick,...
Página 110 - TAFFY was a Welshman, Taffy was a thief; Taffy came to my house and stole a piece of beef: I went to Taffy's house, Taffy was not at home ; Taffy came to my house and stole a marrowbone.
Página 99 - M'Cabe, that had two sons, who were always fighting between themselves which was to have the old man's money. Peter, the elder, doing everything to injure Mat, and Mat never backward in paying off the obligation. At last Mat, tired out in the struggle, resolved he would bear no more. He took leave of his father one night, and next day set off for Dublin, and 'listed in the "Buffs.
Página 87 - Twixt the pair I am come to the pass Of Macheath, between Lucy and Polly, — Or Buridan's ass. If it happens that Rosa I've singled For a soft celebration in rhyme, Then the ringlets of Dora get mingled Somehow with the tune and the time ; Or I painfully pen me a sonnet To an eyebrow intended for Do.'s, , And behold I am writing upon it The legend,
Página 4 - Der Satz ist der sprachliche Ausdruck, das Symbol dafür, daß sich die Verbindung mehrerer Vorstellungen oder Vorstellungsgruppen in der Seele des Sprechenden vollzogen hat, und das Mittel dazu, die nämliche Verbindung der nämlichen Vorstellungen in der Seele des Hörenden zu erzeugen.
Página 63 - For instance, take the two words "fuming" and "furious." Make up your mind that you will say both words, but leave it unsettled which you will say first. Now open your mouth and speak. If your thoughts incline ever so little towards "fuming...
Página 101 - Rug, that's drug: And right anenst him a dog snarling er; There's Drugger, Abel Drugger. That's his sign. And here's now mystery and hieroglyphic ! Face. Abel, thou art made. Drug. Sir, I do thank his worship. Face. Six o' thy legs more will not do it, Nab.
Página 103 - No, hang it! I'll not part with poor Noll. The old fellow has been very good to me, and, egad, I'll keep his picture while I've a room to put it in.
Página 110 - ... had a grand overhaul ; but the doctor would not let them interfere with Susan, who, he declared, was near her cushionmong ; and at last, being unable to find me, they hauls their wind for another port. — Well, shipmates, as soon as possible arter they were gone, why, Suke got rid of her trouble, and forth I came, as full-grown and handsome a babby as ever cut a tooth. But I warnt safe yet; and so I claps a suit of...
Página 92 - Confound him, yes. And charming too, of course, with his long pale face and his dolce far-niente, insolent manner, and his great eyes like blank windows, out of which the Devil looks once a day, for fear you might forget he was there. Oh ! a charming man ! " " Then he will be a baronet, with an immense fortune ; and Gerty will be Lady Hillyar." " And the most unfortunate little flower in the wide world,

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