Word for word

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  • Published 20110131
  • ISBN: 9781921656996
  • Extent: 264 pp
  • Paperback (234 x 153mm), eBook

‘Letters are signs of things, symbols of words,
whose power is so great that without a voice
they speak to us the words of the absent;
for they introduce words by the eye, not by the ear.’
– Isidore of Seville, Etymologiae, c. 600


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