modern English

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  • Info Modern English (sometimes New English as opposed to Middle English and Old English) is the form of the English language spoken since the Great Vowel Shift in England, which began in the late 15th century and was completed in roughly 1550.
  • In some cases, both the and the forms have survived into modern English.
  • Modern English does not have a particularly large amount of agreement, although it is present.
  • Modern English uses a space to separate words, but not all languages follow this practice.
  • He is our first artist in poetry, and with him begins modern English literature. Cited from Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature, by John W. Cousin
  • In modern English the term is used to describe people with much political or business power.
  • The term was first seen in modern English literature in the 18th century.
  • It has been done into verse: it has been done into modern English. Cited from Misc Writings and Speeches, Lord Macaulay V3 of 4
  • It has been done into verse; it has been done into modern English. Cited from Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4, by Various
  • I am slowly working on a modern English translation to be made free when finished.
  • The variety of sources for modern English is indicated by the following list. Cited from The Century Vocabulary Builder, by Greever & Bachelor
  • Thou was already falling out of use in the Early Modern English period.
  • The language in which these works were written was steadily becoming more like our modern English. Cited from The History of England, by T.F. Tout
  • The modern English rich know nothing about things, not even about the things to which they appeal. Cited from Utopia of Usurers, et al, by G. K. Chesterton
  • Some modern English examples of this are love, loved or look, looked.
  • At the present time less than half of the series has been published in modern English editions.
  • There was not a square inch about him that had anything to do with modern English life. Cited from A Laodicean, A Story of Today, by Thomas Hardy
  • It is only in this context that the term would be applied to modern English.
  • This translation is considered as the most easy to understand due to simple and modern English.
  • Well, the husband in this rather poor play was a creation that is common in modern English drama. Cited from Macleod of Dare, by William Black
  • But the modern English spirit came upon the men, and a rush was made for the boat. Cited from The Romance of the Coast, by James Runciman
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