First published in 1904, this book contains the conclusions of a series of lectures exploring the moral and historical value of single words. The author argues that, just as wisdom and knowledge are discoverable in books, so too are these treasures to be found in individual words themselves.
1. Introduction 2. On the Morality in Words 3. On the History in Words 4. On the Rise of New Words 5. On the Distinction of Words 6. The Schoolmaster's Use of Words
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