Authority Cited: Brerewood
Author name and dates: Edward Brerewood (1565-1613)
BKG Bio-tweet: Mathematician, logician and antiquary; book on origin of languages influential; SJ quotes to illustrate early English
Categories (list of works cited – preliminary) [BKG Note: about 25 Brerewood cites in 1755 Dict. vol. 1, about 23 Brerewood cites in 1755 Dict. vol. 2. No Brerewood cites were identified as added in the 1773 Dict.]
- Enquiries touching the diversity of Languages and Religions ….: Enquiries Touching the Diversity of Languages, and Religions through the Cheife Parts of the World, 1614, London: prtd. for John Bill. (per Harold Byron Allen, The Authoritarian Principle in Linguistic Criticism (U. Michigan Diss. 1940, p. 129)) Also a 1674 edition (pictured). [BKG Note: The title page of the 1614 edition is more elaborate than in the 1674 edition, however, the text type setting appears identical in the 1614 and 1674 editions (198 total pages). Page numbers for the following word-list entries are from the 1674 edition.]; answerably (answerablie) p.117; awry p.66; barbarousness (barbarousnesse) p.9; confluence; consist; continent; conveyer; crier; corruption; disperseness; erection; escape; frankincense; intersert; isthmus; . . . mountainousness; . . .
- Brerewood (no work cited); belike; compass; consubstantial; craggedness; digress; evenly; inflexion . . . .