Tag: archaic-language

22 "I immediately got her with child"? 2017-10-08T18:26:51.547

20 What does the author mean by "What did he there?" 2017-06-29T09:34:45.923

14 Want to understand "the Duchess of Cambridge was safely delivered of a daughter" further 2015-05-21T07:22:13.003

14 When can I use "thy" instead of "your"? 2015-06-21T21:40:07.190

12 Verbs ending in -th 2013-01-26T09:26:18.527

12 Why do some sentences have "thy" instead of "the"? 2013-02-23T10:02:46.207

12 what does yonge mean? 2015-10-12T03:47:48.590

11 Are archaic third person singular forms of verbs useful to English learners? 2013-02-28T20:44:01.517

7 Meaning of "the bents were jealous else" in Browning's Childe Roland 2016-06-30T16:38:35.643

6 Why is there a hyphen in ‘to-night’? 2013-03-03T06:09:46.380

6 Help parsing excerpt from Shakespeare's comedy "Love's Labour's Lost" 2015-01-28T18:27:07.083

6 How can I ask "What's up" in aristocratic style? 2015-02-26T19:58:20.553

5 What does "do't" mean? 2013-03-16T03:35:11.787

5 Meaning of "rape" in "Rape of Nanking" 2013-06-08T07:06:33.913

5 What does it mean 'to have fame in' or 'to be famed in' God? 2015-08-26T02:49:35.830

4 How obscure is "yet" in place of "but"? 2013-02-24T15:23:38.377

4 What does 'scape mean in this quote by Shakespeare? 2013-03-16T22:17:46.253

4 He IS come - John 16:8 2013-11-15T05:06:02.267

4 Is the clause "it's past doubt" archaic? 2013-12-13T04:34:30.620

4 When once you have tasted flight 2014-03-06T22:07:51.223

4 What does "a thrum of my love" mean in this poem? 2014-08-07T11:29:18.447

4 Is "Whore" archaic in Australian English? 2014-09-14T03:31:00.030

4 Thee Thou Thine Thy 2019-04-19T14:41:05.733

3 'It were far worse' - why 'were' instead of 'was'? 2013-06-22T02:29:15.140

3 What have we done that you should be so angry with us? - "that" clause of result? 2014-07-27T14:24:58.027

3 Verb form of "must needs" 2016-09-07T21:48:06.000

3 "Duress" in the (archaic) sense of "Forcible restraint or imprisonment." 2017-05-23T22:19:53.447

2 What is this variant of remember doing? 2014-06-28T17:16:56.300

2 Is this indirect object an archaic phrasing? 2014-06-29T22:46:52.563

2 Is this combination "which nor" correct? 2014-08-09T04:05:48.803

2 What is this grammar concept? 2015-07-08T17:13:33.543

2 meaning of "That old Artaxerxes evening had never done ringing in my fancy" 2015-08-22T07:08:21.417

2 Meaning of "little more o’er the merry-o" 2015-12-03T10:58:04.273

2 'Something is arrived' - is this use of a participle as an adjective acceptable? 2015-12-23T11:43:32.017

2 What is a meaning of this William Shakespeare's quote? 2016-05-26T16:42:27.750

2 What's the meaning of "what a deal of money it brought in change"? 2017-03-30T15:42:54.810

2 Meaning of the phrase "please someone unto something"? 2018-05-04T08:34:10.007

2 Meaning of "a Richard Snary" / "a Given Name" 2018-11-21T21:06:41.743

2 Meaning of the word can in this sentence 2019-03-26T17:01:21.580

2 does "public intelligence" means "intelligence service"? 2020-05-13T10:22:16.360

2 what is the meaning of "improve away"? 2020-05-16T15:46:45.603

1 “There need none. . .” in modern usage 2014-08-07T12:55:28.717

1 an eternal verity "which, attending," has planted 2014-08-22T14:45:16.097

1 Declines Vs Declineth 2014-12-12T00:11:06.380

1 Informal spoken English: I shall wait you in the garden, five o'clock 2015-04-01T16:53:43.997

1 The meaning of "unweighty trifle" from "The Prince and the Pauper" 2015-09-06T18:27:42.253

1 Hath or has? Which one is better to use 2016-02-23T16:49:01.007

1 What does "it" refer to in this excerpt of an old English text? 2017-09-26T18:41:14.770

1 Was there a specific way to ask the time in the era of the Grandfather Clock , the late 1900's 2017-11-08T22:51:16.560

1 What is "They Are Wont To Ascribe To Each"? 2017-12-01T16:57:42.010

1 Can native English people comprehend "A Tale of Two Cities" without much effort? 2018-02-17T14:24:48.837

1 Dialogue consisting of questions and answers? 2018-07-10T00:18:39.627

1 in which (year) and in which (city) 2019-02-02T12:26:26.230

1 Is using "would" instead of "want" grammatical? "I would we leave here..." 2019-03-15T20:22:03.553

1 Is "thenfore" a real word? 2020-04-21T07:42:41.910

0 What does the phrase “An anchor's cheer...” mean? 2013-03-17T01:58:59.870

0 What does "afeard" mean? 2014-04-11T13:17:51.783

0 Are these expressions still relevant? 2014-06-15T10:57:10.493

0 Use of whereinsoever 2014-07-18T14:47:47.627

0 appear + noun vs appear as + noun 2014-10-27T01:51:37.707

0 Antecedent of 'whose' in 'to whose extent'? (1834 UK) 2015-04-14T04:28:31.920

0 Why is 'were' used here instead of 'was'? 2016-02-21T10:19:02.627

0 What's the point in using "me thinks" and other like phrases in writing and speech? (SOLVED!) 2016-08-21T19:29:02.937

0 All disease begins in the gut 2016-10-10T08:23:38.477

0 Does "Believest thou this?" mean "Do you believe this?"? 2017-01-14T20:54:06.667

0 What does "never" mean here? 2017-11-02T21:05:03.743

0 Meaning of 'survey' in this context? 2018-08-11T00:11:06.623

0 What does "thee thine" mean? 2019-01-25T16:31:39.197

0 Does "not a few" always mean "a lot of"? 2019-02-15T01:23:59.090

0 What does after the wisest mean in this context 2019-06-07T09:23:54.610

0 Take heed ere it BE / IS too late 2019-07-25T14:36:33.103

0 Archaic word for snooping or going through someone’s medicine cabinet without permission 2019-12-16T23:48:09.030

0 What is the grammaticality of "not" in "I hope not" and "I know not"? 2020-02-01T13:03:55.747

0 what is the meaning of "assert their claims to be considered sane" and "reduced to the limits of ruin"? 2020-04-20T08:59:04.213

0 What were modal verbs in third person singular in archaic English? 2020-06-19T12:25:22.170

0 Meaning of a 16th century verse 2020-07-05T20:12:58.473

-1 What is the meaning of "lay it on" in this sentence? 2019-06-08T09:05:15.737