Contribution Towards a Glossary of the Glynne Language by George William Lyttelton

By George William Lyttelton

The Glynnese thesaurus is that infrequent beast, a dictionary of a kinfolk language. Many households improve favorite phrases and words, giving them particular meanings in line with passing occasions or encounters. For the main half those fade into oblivion with the loss of life in their clients. The households of William Gladstone, a number of occasions top Minister of britain, and of his spouse Catherine Glynne, even if, built an strangely wealthy and chronic language; and this used to be recorded within the thesaurus in 1851 by way of Gladstone's brother-in-law George, Lord Lyttelton, who married Catherine Glynne's sister Mary. Glynnese might be traced via generations of relations memoirs, and the households' lofty social prestige ended in its being taken up by way of outsiders. Lyttelton was once a skilled pupil of language, and within the word list he attracts at the modern acclaim for philology to provide a spoof dictionary which parodies the culture of dialect glossaries, whereas correctly recording the eccentric vagaries of Glynnese. George William, 4th Baron Lyttelton (1817-76) was once knowledgeable at Eton and at Trinity university, Cambridge, the place he was once Senior vintage (top of the 1st classification in Classics) in 1838. In 1839 he and William Gladstone married the sisters Mary and Catherine Glynne in a double marriage ceremony performed through the brides' father. He had 8 sons and 4 daughters, and a different 3 daughters by means of his moment spouse. Lyttelton and Gladstone have been either willing composers in Latin and Greek, and released a e-book of translations from English literature jointly in 1861. Lyttelton committed a lot of his lifestyles to public carrier, in particular in schooling, sitting on Royal Commissions within the 1860s. He was once a manic depressive, and dedicated suicide in 1876.

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