International Language

Past, Present and Future: With Specimens of Esperanto and Grammar

Cover image for

Download


Author: Walter J. Clark
Published: 1907
Language: English
Wordcount: 64,542 / 210 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 44.7
LoC Category: P
Downloads: 1,233
Added to site: 2006.06.03
mnybks.net#: 10695
Genre: Language
Excerpt

uestion is put in the forefront. The politicians of Ireland and Wales have realized the importance of language in asserting nationality, but such engineered language-agitation offers but a feeble reflex of the vitality of the question in lands where the native language is as much in use for all purposes as is English in England. These lands will fight harder and harder against the claims to supremacy of a handful of Western intruders. A famous foreign philologist,[1] in a report on the subject presented to the Academy of Vienna, notes the increasing tendency of Russian to take rank among the recognized languages for purposes of polite learning. He is well placed to observe. With Russia knocking at the door and Hungary waiting to storm the breach, what tongue may not our descendants of the next century have to learn, under pain of losing touch with important currents of thought? It is high time something were done to standardize means of transmission. Owing to political conditions, there are linguistically dis

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for International Language by Walter J. Clark - Free eBook

Who Murdered Mr. Malone?

Garden Girls Christian Cozy Mystery Series Book 1
Hope Callaghan

Who Murdered Mr. Malone? Book 1 of the Garden G... Read more

Cover image for International Language by Walter J. Clark - Free eBook

Phantasia

Book One: Into the Rain
M.U. Riyadad

After finding the body of a dragon in a metalli... Read more

Cover image for International Language by Walter J. Clark - Free eBook

Fearsome

Fearsome Series Book 1
S.A. Wolfe

*This is a stand-alone book in the Fearsome Ser... Read more

Cover image for International Language by Walter J. Clark - Free eBook

Nano Contestant

Episode 1: Whatever It Takes
Leif Sterling

Fans of the Hunger Games and Sci-Fi Thrillers will... Read more

Cover image for International Language by Walter J. Clark - Free eBook

Anais of Brightshire

The Blood Mage Chronicles Book 1
Jamie Wilson

While rumors of monsters rising in the south bring... Read more

Cover image for International Language by Walter J. Clark - Free eBook

Sound of Sirens

Tales of Skylge #1
Jen Minkman

On the island of Skylge, electricity is only fo... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing helps us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

English Synonyms and Antonyms
by James Champlin Fernald
Fifteen Thousand Useful Phrases
by Grenville Kleiser
Stories from Tagore
by Rabindranath Tagore
Anglo-Saxon Literature
by John Earle
How to Write Clearly
by Edwin A. Abbott

See more popular titles from this genre.