Example sentences for: aelfric

How can you use “aelfric” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • When, however, I looked up Aelfric in The Reader's Encyclopedia (Benét) I found:

  • Aelfric, called Grammaticus, or the Grammarian (c. 955-c. 1020).

  • When I first read [in XX, 3, BIBLIOGRAPHIA that A Dictionary of American Proverbs contains data on the recording of the proverbs and that it contains historical information on earliest appearances: for example, Money is the root of all evil is traced to Aelfric's Homilies (c. 1000), I assumed that the original statement, The love of money is the root of all evil, was not being traced back there.

  • Having no copy of Aelfric's Homilies available to me, I am unable to see exactly what this cleric and grammarian wrote c. 1000, but I will lay you dollars to doughnuts ( low colloq ., ca. 1920, Partridge) that the Grammarian is not the source of the misquote qua proverb, Money is the root of all evil.


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