The evolution of English lexicography by James Augustus Henry Murray

Produced by Brendan Lane and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team. THE ROMANES LECTURE 1900 The Evolution of English Lexicography BY JAMES A.H. MURRAY M.A., LL.D., D.C.L., PH.D. DELIVERED IN THE SHELDONIAN THEATRE, OXFORD, JUNE 22, 1900 THE EVOLUTION OF ENGLISH LEXICOGRAPHY When the ‘Act to facilitate the provision of Allotments for the Labouring Classes’ was