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The Resource Begat : the King James Bible and the English Language

Begat : the King James Bible and the English Language

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Begat : the King James Bible and the English Language
Title
Begat
Title remainder
the King James Bible and the English Language
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
What do the following have in common?Let there be light - A fly in the ointment - A rod of iron - New wine in old bottlesLick the dust - How are the mighty fallen - Kick against the pricks - Wheels within wheelsThey are all in the King James Bible. This astonishing book "has contributed far more to English in the way of idiomatic or quasi-proverbial expressions than any other literary source." So wrote David Crystal in 2004. In Begat he returns to the subject not only to consider how a work published in 1611 could have had such influence on the language, but how it can still do so wh
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Crystal, David
Dewey number
  • 220.5203
  • 422
Index
no index present
LC call number
BS537 .C79 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English language
  • English language
Label
Begat : the King James Bible and the English Language
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue 1; Prologue 2; Interlude; Epilogue; Appendixes; 1 Expressions discussed in this book; 2 Number of references made to Old and New Testament sources; Index of expressions; Index of Bible translations; Index of Books of the Bible; General index
Control code
756484818
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (336 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191611476
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)756484818
Label
Begat : the King James Bible and the English Language
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue 1; Prologue 2; Interlude; Epilogue; Appendixes; 1 Expressions discussed in this book; 2 Number of references made to Old and New Testament sources; Index of expressions; Index of Bible translations; Index of Books of the Bible; General index
Control code
756484818
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (336 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191611476
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)756484818

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