A Brief History of the German Language with Five Books of the Nibelungenlied (Classic Reprint)
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Originality and Antiquity of German - Simplicity of its Vocabulary - °german not a Composite Language, like English and French - But one of the Purest Parent Lan guages of the World - The Habitat of German never ocen pied byany Alien Race - The Causes of Change are natural and twofold - First, the natural Growth of all Language from an infant stage - Second, the antagonism given in the Tribe division, or the several Dialects - hoch-deutsch the outcome of these contending causes - German Writers on the subject, Grimm, Schleicher.
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