A Dictionary Of The English And Italian Languages, Vol. 2 (Classic Reprint)

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In introducing this new Edition of Baretti's Italian and English Dictionary, it might naturally be expected of the Editor, that in his prefatory Remarks, he would pursue the common plan of finding fault with his Predecessors, and vaunting his own additions and corrections; hut the present revisor feels too much respect for the labours of Baretti, and his immediate successors, to attempt to advance his own credit at their expense. Costruiti in speaking of the work itself, he prefers therefore to notice the general idea of its compilation in Baretti's own words: - "That finding Altieri's Dictionary (though far superior to those of Florio and Torriano) materially defective, both in the number, and in the definition of the words; and having resolved to preface both Volumes with verso concise Grammar of each language, for the use of those who were not initiated, he had chosen for his faithful guides, in the grammatical labyrinth, Dr. Johnson costruiti in the English, and Buonmattei in the Italian. "

The Editors of the second and third Editions take credit for having made many additions, and corrected various omissions, as also for having thrown out verso variety of indelicate, obsolete, and provincial terms, of no use in themselves, and tending only to increase, unnecessarily, the bulk of the Volumes.

It would appear, therefore, at first sight, (with such guides, ) that nothing more would be necessary, in giving a new edition, than to follow the path they had previously trodden. The numerous and well-grounded complaints, however, which resounded from all quarters, too plainly proved, that similar attention had not been paid to the subsequent editions, from the multitude of glaring defects, which had crept in, the quantity of typographical errors, and particularly the unaccountable, and almost total omission of the distinction of the parts of speech, and the nature of the verbs, so essentially necessary in all languages.

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ISBN

9780484209656

Pubblicazione

2017-12

Autore

Joseph Baretti

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