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Modern English in the making

George H. McKnight

Modern English in the making

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Published by D. Appleton and Company in New York, London .
Written in English


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Statementby George H. Mcknight ; with the assistance of Bert Emsley.
ContributionsEmsley, Bert.
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Open LibraryOL18692604M


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