[B-Greek] Thomas Hardy, Liddell and Scott On the Completion of their Lexicon

Mark Goodacre goodacre at gmail.com
Wed Jul 25 11:40:25 EDT 2007

On 25/07/07, Carl W. Conrad <cwconrad at artsci.wustl.edu> wrote:

> Did you know that Thomas Hardy composed a poem of dialogue between
> Liddell and Scott on the completion of their original lexicon in
> 1843? Well, he did:
> http://tinyurl.com/yrtlqz

Thanks, Carl.  Footnote: one thing the poem shows is that Liddell was
pronounced "Liddle" and not "Lidd-ell", as some erroneously have it,
given the rhymes with "middle" and "fiddle".

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