Grammars, Lexicons, and More

Edwin Abbott Abbott

Robert Nares

John Bartlett

James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps

A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs and Ancient Customs from the Fourteenth Century (1847)


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James Halliwell-Phillipps and Thomas Wright

A New Edition, with Considerable Additions Both of Words and Examples [of Nares's Glossary] (1859)


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Swynfen Jervis

A Dictionary of the Language of Shakespeare (1868)


(upper left): Swinfen Jervis Dictating Verse, by Dante Gabriel Rossetti. Note his leaning on a bust of Shakespeare with a famous quotation.

Edward Abbott Abbott

Alexander Schmidt

Lexicon zu Shakespeares Werken (1874-75)


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Charles Mackay

He was a poet and lexicographer, and wrote the first study of a well-known but hitherto unexplored subject.


His image to the left


New Light on Some Obscure Words and Phrases in the Works of Shakspeare and His Contemporaries (1884)


Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions [On the madness of crowds] (1841)


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John Bartlett

A New and Complete Concordance or Verbal Index to Words, Phrases, & Passages in the Dramatic Works of Shakespeare with a Supplementary Concordance to the Poems (1894)


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Gregor Sarrazin

Shakespeare-Lexicon Volllständinger Englischer Sprachschatz mit Allen Wörtern, Wendungen und Satzbildungen in den Werken des Dichters von Alexander Schmidt (1902)


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