A Syntax of King Alfred’s Pastoral Care by William H. Brown

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30. öaet is ryht dom & mildheortnes & treowa. ' Both diet as subject and hwzt/hwelc as complements are invariable. 13). 3. 15. 18. 9. Gif Crist for us eallum dead waes, öonne weoröaö ealle men deade. ' 45 18. 16. 6. 35. 3. 18. 5. below. 7. "Ac monige sindon me suiöe onlice on ungelasrednesse" 'But there are many very like me in want of learning'. We find no other example of gelicost with a plural subject. 5. foröaem hira unöeawas bioö swiöe ungelice. 10. 24. 9. 4. The Complex Predicate Adjective Construction The ninety examples here divide into three groups.

5. below. 7. "Ac monige sindon me suiöe onlice on ungelasrednesse" 'But there are many very like me in want of learning'. We find no other example of gelicost with a plural subject. 5. foröaem hira unöeawas bioö swiöe ungelice. 10. 24. 9. 4. The Complex Predicate Adjective Construction The ninety examples here divide into three groups. 9. 14. 1. "Ac him is öearf" 'But it is necessary for them'. A. In the twenty examples of predicate adjective with an inflected-infinitive complement, the complement always follows its adjective.

Hatan), and I have not found these two passages in any of his tabulations. 2. 13. se öe his tungan stemne on unnyttum wordum Ixtt toflowan. 3. 24. 19. se öe öone disigan hztt geswugian. ' The finite verb precedes its infinitive in about sixty-six percent of the examples. 1. 1. 1. & hiere wel rxdan cunne. 11. 21. 14. öaet hi hi for öaem miclum Öingum ne maegen to upahebban, da hwile de hi ne magon gebetan öxt lytle; 'that they may not exalt themselves too much on the strength of the great things, while they cannot amend the little;' And in the seventeen examples of finite verb with two infinitives, only once does the verb not precede both infinitives: 149,19.

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