My main principle has been to make the book the easiest possible introduction to the study of old-english.
The want of an introduction to the study of old-english has long been felt.
This is so exquisite and old-english that it will continue to charm as long as there are hearts and memories.
The local legislation of the mark appears in the tunscipesmot, -a word which is simply old-english for "town-meeting."
The house has since been considerably enlarged, and ornamented in the old-english style with elaborate barge-boards and pinnacles.
Our "sky" is connected with the old-english seua, and literally means "the place of shadows."
I went on the principle of altering the old-english text no more than was actually necessary to make it intelligible.
Do you suppose they will go on as we work a sampler, make little letters and then old-english text?
At this time of day I suppose it is hardly necessary to prove the elective character of old-english kingship.