Excerpt from Principia Saxonica, or an Introduction to Anglo-Saxon Reading: Comprising Aelfric's Homily on the Birthday of St. Gregory; With a Preliminary Essay on the Utility of Anglo-Saxon; Illustrations From Alfred's Bede and the Saxon Chronicle, and a Copious Glossary
TO ... the instance Of Miss Elstob, may be added the more recent, but not less honourable, labours, in the same depart ment, Of Miss Gurney, Of Keswick, Norfolk, characterized by Dr. Ingram as the Elstob Of her age. TO this learned lady is due the credit Of having produced the first literal ver sion Of the Saxon Chronicle, printed, at Norwich, in 1819, though never published.
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