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  • n. Plural form of philologian.


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  • With minds in pain, almost crushed by the immensity ofthe figures with which he had been juggling, we were silently walking home, a group of eight different personalities — philologians, historians, journalists, statisticians, and merely interested men of the world — walking two and two, like creatures half awake, down

    The End of Books

  • Their dialect has produced an extensive literature and has been studied and described at length by competent philologians; in consequence there is no need to deal with it here at any length.

    Chapter 2. Non-English Dialects in America. 1. German

  • The practising authors of the country, like its philologians, have always shown a gingery and suspicious attitude.

    Chapter 11. American Slang. 1. Its Origin and Nature

  • Italian philologians, he himself exciting wonder through his great philological knowledge.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • I realised that if philologians have disputed as to how far Catullus 'poem of the girl's grief over the dead sparrow were jest or earnest, it was because they had never seen a girl weep over a bird.

    Recollections Of My Childhood And Youth

  • Paul wants to dispose of the "wisdom of this world". his enemies are the good philologians and physicians of the Alexandrine school -- on them he makes his war.

    The Antichrist

  • His plain aim in "The Antichrist" was to combat that menace by completing the work begun, on the one hand, by Darwin and the other evolutionist philosophers, and, on the other hand, by German historians and philologians.

    The Antichrist

  • That it should be solely or chiefly or primarily the student's library, in any proper sense of the word, is as contrary to the spirit of the whole free public library movement as would be the making of the public schools an institution for the creation of Greek philologians.

    A Library Primer

  • [75] Such as _Latium_ from _latere_, (Aen.viii. 322), and others, some of which may be from Varro or other philologians.

    The History of Roman Literature From the earliest period to the death of Marcus Aurelius

  • The emperor took a keen interest in all studies; he encouraged not merely poets but philologians and scientific writers, and he was not indisposed to protect historical study, if only it were treated in the way he approved.

    The History of Roman Literature From the earliest period to the death of Marcus Aurelius


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