An Historical Syntax of the English Language, 3. köide

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Brill Archive, 1969 - 2 pages

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Contents

Preface
xxiii
Me were better I were better me had better etc 41
xxxviii
SYNTACTICAL UNITS WITH ONE VERB
2
220
3
In type Would
8
Type he him gewat 328331
9
In exhortations ist person plural type Sing our songs
14
In the type A book worth the reading 621
15
Oblique form due to attraction
265
Semiindependent use of the copula e g He is kind and ever was 309
273
Oblique form after than and as
275
CHAPTER FOUR
280
Type Him tweonode impersonal
311
g the adjective expresses easiness difficulty
335
in Old and Middle English 632
339
Type he was mara eallum gesceaftum with adjective in comparative 349
349

In type No village but A has a church
20
In commands of the type do so and you will succeed
26
Type the man I saw 862731
31
Obsolescence of the him hine hungreth construction 3438
34
IT AS SUBJECT
36
Me is liefer I had liefer I am liefer etc
40
Type Ic it eom
42
Type It is asked me + clause
49
Type He was rich was Dick
55
Type That she loves him it is apt and of great merit
58
Collective nouns not denoting persons
78
Singular predicate followed by plural subject
84
Two coordinated subjects of different person III
89
Two subjects
94
Concord after myself thyself etc used as subject 126
95
Concord of copula connecting nouns of different number
104
Concord in number after para þe 110
110
VERB WITHOUT COMPLEMENT
125
Old English amphibious or doublefunctioned verbs
131
Quasitransitive verbs e g to amble to hop 145
145
of verbs requiring a complement in the genitive 154
154
Verbs now with now without reflexive object
160
Independent to be 1701
171
Independent may
177
Type You dont believe itI do S 1978
198
Type We asked notNo did ?
204
A Copulas of aspect 8 2324
209
Type They say he asked you He so did
210
C With no more neither ne nor
220
Type He was lifes he was alive 282
228
B Copulas of modality seem þyncan etc 235
235
in the 18th and 19th centuries 630
239
The complement of the copulas 240307
242
b Complement a numeral e g we are six
248
Idem in merchand he was he was fool enough etc
254
Type So am I 287
256
g Types Feower d¿las beoþ dam bisceope A sone was not to him
363
Character of causative object as sole object he weorces gefeah
370
Verbs of French origin with idem
376
Verbs of caring heeding considering neglecting etc
380
19
389
Character of prepositional object as sole object
393
Remarks on final position of prepos in attributive clauses
412
Absolute
434
in Middle English 43954
442
Definition of predicative adjunct 221
465
Type Hie fordydon hie selfe
481
It as direct object 8 492500
492
Idem with preposition after the last verb 641
497
Idem in to be hard put to it to be in for it etc
500
Definition of the term copula 228
517
in type I took it for granted that
526
Relative pronouns used as objects 53247
533
VISSER An Historical English Syntax
545
Shall can may will owe + direct object 8 54872
549
Can thanks
555
b with verbs of considering and judging 648
556
d with verbs of bidding wishing wanting etc 652
564
h with verbs of keeping holding leaving etc 656
575
Type I obey command pardon serve to him 3256
577
The predicative adjunct preceded by as for as for to 6606
586
Type Thai setten the toune afire 667
596
The Object Used Twice 598611
598
a Indirect Object + Causative Object
606
Absence of the Object 61244
615
c Direct Object + Ablative Object
618
DIRECT OBJECT
621
d Indirect Object + Direct Object
626
Other copulas 232
632
142
637
Objects of result 421
647
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