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To

President’s Address

Trans. Devon. Assoc., vol. XVII, (1885), pp. 33-63.

by

R.F. Weymouth Esq., M.A., D. Litt.

Prepared by Michael Steer

The Devonshire Association’s Presidential Address was presented at its July 1885 Seaton meeting. Dr. Weymouth in a highly enthusiastic, if rather unstructured manner, attempted to blend and intertwine his twin fascinations: Devon and Philology, with our county’s Dialect as the vehicle used to illustrate  its connections to a wide range of other dialects and languages. The President, Dr. Richard Francis Weymouth, born near Plymouth, was a Baptist layman, schoolmaster and Bible student who was particularly well-known for producing one of the earliest modern language translations of the New Testament. After graduation from University College, London, he received the first Doctor of Literature degree from the University of London in 1868. His Presidential Address, from a copy of a rare and much sought-after journal can be downloaded from the Internet Archive. Google has sponsored the digitisation of books from several libraries. These books, on which copyright has expired, are available for free educational and research use, both as individual books and as full collections to aid researchers.

 

 Page
Abbott, Dr. Edwin Abbott53, 56
Æschylus56
Alexander62
Alfred, King55, 62
Baird, Mr.34, 39, 49
Barbour, John33
Bleek, Dr.62
Bonaparte, Prince Louis Lucien35, 53
Charlemagne62
Chaucer, Geoffrey35, 37, 47-8, 54-6
Chidley, Tom61
Claudius42
Claverhouse, John Graham60
Dante62
Darwin, Charles45
Donaldson, John William59
Douglas, Gawain33
Dundee, Viscount60
Edward II38
Ellis, Mr. A.J.35
Elworthy, Mr.42, 45-6, 61
Ferumbras, Sir46
Gaveston, Piers38
Gloucester, Robert of39, 47
Goethe62
Gwatkin, Mrs34, 45, 49
Herod Aggrippa39
Herodotus41
Hogg, Nathan34, 37-8, 42, 50, 54, 57, 59. 61
Homer41, 56
James I33
Latham, Dr.44
Lauder, William33
Lindesay, Sir David33
Marlowe, Christopher38
Milan, Duke of37
Morris, Dr. Richard39
Mortimer, Roger de38
Müller, Max62
Murray, Dr. James40, 46
Orelli, Giorgio51
Pellisier, R.E.42
Pindar41
Plautus51
Shakespeare, William37, 53, 56
Skeat, Professor Walter William37, 39-40, 60
Spenser, Edmund56
Stokes, Dr. Whiteley42
Sweet, Henry55
Tourneur, Cyril37
Ulfilas, Bishop62
Villehardouin, Geoffrey de51
Villiers, George41
Virgil62
Wedgwood, Hensleigh37, 39