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handled language, they possessed already the essential hypotactic constructions of Old English, such as the Heah-clause and the constructions with swa. And it is in the Blickling Homilies and the Peterborough Chronicle, both later texts, that we find some of the most striking examples of crude structure.

III Finally, the constructions which have been analyzed illustrate in several respects the intellectual processes involved in speech. We have seen grammatical "contamination, which is a matter of association of ideas, exemplified in the coördination, whether in parallel clauses or within a subordinate clause, of ideas bearing a different logical relation to the sentence as a whole. We have seen it also in the mingling of related constructions expressing the same idea, such as the swæðer-clause and the inverted disjunctive clause. The fluidity of language, again, its unconscious adaptation to the needs of the speaker, is illustrated by the diverse forms assumed by the swæðer-construction, and by the gradations from hortatory to concessive meaning in the case of the indefinite clause. A kindred phenomenon is the use of a clause in a double sense, as temporal-concessive. The growth of sentences in which one idea enters because suggested by another is illustrated by conditional clauses to which concessive meaning is given by the later part of the sentence. Further, among coördinate sentences can be found many examples of the adding of thought to thought with only the vaguest indication of relationship between them.



The list includes only works which have actually been consulted and have been found of some value. A. Bibliographies.

ADAMS, A. The Syntax of the Temporal Clause in Old

English Prose, pp. 233–236. New York, 1907.
CHASE, F. H. A Bibliographical Guide to Old English

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Cook, A. S. A First Book in Old English, pp. 235–243.

Boston, 1900.
Paul, H. Grundriss der Germanischen Philologie, 2d

ed., Vol. 3. Strassburg, 1909.
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Ries, J. Was ist Syntax ? Marburg, 1894. C. Latin and Greek.

BURTON, E. D. Syntax of the Moods and Tenses in New

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DELBRÜCK, B., und WINDISCH, D. Syntaktische For-

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D. Germanic.

BEHAGHEL, O. Die Modi im Heliand. Paderborn, 1876.
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E. Old English.

ADAMS, A. The Syntax of the Temporal Clause in Old

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The Appositive Participle in Anglo-Saxon. 1901. Publications of the Modern Language Association 16. 141-360.

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F. Middle and Modern English.

BALDWIN, C. S. The Inflections and Syntax of the Morte

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