The Power of Words

This volume comprises essays in lexicography, lexicology and semantics by leading international experts in these fields.

Author: Graham D. Caie

Publisher: Rodopi

ISBN: 9789042021211

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

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This volume comprises essays in lexicography, lexicology and semantics by leading international experts in these fields. The contributions cover Old, Middle and Present-Day English and Scots, and specific subjects include medical vocabulary, colour lexemes, and semantic and pragmatic meaning in terms for politeness, money and humour. In the area of Old English studies there are articles on kinship terminology and colour lexemes, and in Middle English a semantic and syntactic study of the overlapping of the verbs dreden and douten. Many of the essays make use of the Historical Thesaurus of English project at the University of Glasgow, and pay tribute to its Director, Professor Christian Kay; e.g., one article demonstrates how the HTE, a project which is at the interface between historical semantics and lexicography, may present a rich resource for information about the lexicalization of concepts within our culture, such as changing social attitudes in the area of will, consent and coercion. Other resources, such as The Linguistic Atlas of Early Middle English, and the Oxford English Dictionary provide a rich source for information on historical lexicography, semantics and editing. A number of essays concern the Scots language, such as an analysis of evaluative terms in modern Scots speech and writing, the rich potential of rhyme in Scots, and the role of lexicon in th- fronting in Glaswegian.

Churchill the Power of Words

Gilbert, a renowned historian and official biographer of Churchill, selects 100 of the finest writings and speeches by Churchill.

Author: Winston Churchill

Publisher: Bantam

ISBN: 0857501461

Category: History

Page: 683

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Winston Churchill understood and wielded the power of words throughout his six decades in the public eye. His wartime writings and speeches revealed both his vision for the future and his own personal feelings, fascinating generation after generation with their powerful style and thoughtful reflection. In this book Churchillâe(tm)s official biographer, Martin Gilbert, has skilfully selected 200 extracts from his entire oeuvre of books, articles and speeches that reflect his life story, career and philosophy. From intimate memories of his childhood to his contributions to half a century of debates on war and social policy, we see how Churchill used words for different purposes: to argue for moral causes; to advocate action in the national and international spheres, and to tell of his own struggles, setbacks and achievements. Martin Gilbertâe(tm)s informed choice of extracts and his illuminating explanations linking them together create a compelling biography of Churchill as recounted in the great manâe(tm)s own inimitable words.

The Power of Words

'There are certain words which possess in themselves, when properly used, a virtue which illumines and lifts up towards the good.' The philosopher and activist Simone Weil was one of the most courageous thinkers of the twentieth century.

Author: Simone Weil

Publisher: Penguin Classics

ISBN: 0241472903

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The Power of Words

If you're looking for an easy way to ignite your potentials in any subject or activity, then read this book. In it you'll learn how to quickly get "the edge" in school, business, hobbies and any other undertaking. The methods in this book.

Author: Sean Clouden

Publisher: Waterbury Publishers, Incorporated

ISBN: 0982422709

Category: Communication

Page: 138

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If you're looking for an easy way to ignite your potentials in any subject or activity, then read this book. In it you'll learn how to quickly get "the edge" in school, business, hobbies and any other undertaking. The methods in this book... Can be applied immediately to boost your intelligence, competence and confidence in any area of your life. Are so easy to do that a child can learn and benefit from them. Are based on the research of some of history's most brilliant minds (this goes back to the days of Socrates!). If you're like me, you're skeptical of anyone making these kinds of promises. Trust me, I understand--I'm the biggest cynic I know. But listen, I'm not asking you to "put your faith in me." I'm not selling some magical "quick fix." This is a true "nuts and bolts," "in the trenches" system that will make immediate sense to you once you've learned it, and will deliver immediate results once you've applied it. Here's some of what you'll discover in The Power of Words: The groundbreaking research of a Harvard graduate and university professor that revealed the best single predictor of your success in any area of your life. This will really make you think... (Page 11) The incredibly powerful step-by-step system developed by one of the most prolific writers and philosophers of the 20th century that empowers you to IMMEDIATELY overcome confusion and gain a CRYSTAL-CLEAR understanding of anything. This is worth 10 times the book's price alone. (Page 30) The REAL cause of stupidity in any area, subject or activity and how to systematically increase your intelligence. (Page 32) The "common denominator" of high-six-figure earners and how you can follow in their footsteps. Isaac Newton was a big believer in this too. (Page 6) The key piece of knowledge that allows you to achieve "conceptual understanding"--the state necessary before you can take any effective action in any field. (Page 29) How to tap into the power of words to literally awaken your inner GENIUS. This is the only REAL way to get there. (Page 19) And much more... Your ability to rapidly and effectively learn and then immediately transform your understanding into powerful real-world results is what will determine your success in any area of your life. "Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do," wrote Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, the legendary German writer widely considered as one of the most important thinkers in Western culture. Buy The Power of Words today and discover how to unlock your ability to learn and do anything!

The Power of Words

In this book, I want to share with you the correct way to harness the power of your words, so instead of holding you back, they propel you towards the life that you desire. The life that you were destined to live.

Author: J. Martin, Reverend

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 1533409382

Category:

Page: 38

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There is simply no value put on words, we can all speak them; they don't cost any money, as they are free to all they are simply not appreciated. Words, however, are the reason that one person lives a life of abundance while another person lives a life of lack. Words can open doorways that hands can not. They can break down invisible boundaries. A few words can destroy life or breathe new life into a withering one. Words can fill a person full of happiness or fill them full of despair. Words can build up a person's confidence, or take it crashing to the ground. As most people do not value their words, they misuse them, which allows the power of their words to work against them. They want to go in one direction, but their words push them in another. This conflict is what most people battle with each day. They ask God to grace their lives with favor, health and abundance, but their words keep them in a life full of disappointment, sickness, and lack. In this book, I want to share with you the correct way to harness the power of your words, so instead of holding you back, they propel you towards the life that you desire. The life that you were destined to live. I will draw from personal experience and Scripture to illustrate how positive thoughts and words can be used to overcome every challenge that stands in your way. I will share how important it is to stop the habit of talking idly about your problems and instead focus on speaking about solutions. "Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do."- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Pick up your copy today by clicking the BUY NOW button at the top of this page.

The Power of Words

Without words, our thoughts may never be processed and turned to reality. This book is a guide that shows the readers the power of words, the negative and positive sides of words.

Author: Gregory Williams

Publisher:

ISBN: 1949563758

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 32

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Words are very powerful, they consist of vibration and sound. These sounds and vibrations are what creates the very reality that surrounds us. Without words, our thoughts may never be processed and turned to reality. This book is a guide that shows the readers the power of words, the negative and positive sides of words. I hope that in reading, you learn something new and find the courage to apply them to your daily lives.

The Power of Words

Contains primary source documents.

Author: T. H. Breen

Publisher: Talman Company

ISBN: 1886746605

Category: History

Page: 336

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Contains primary source documents.

Materialit t denken

Indeed, the represen- tationalist belief in the power of words to mirror preexisting phenomena is the metaphysical substrate that supports social ...

Author: Corinna Bath

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105114718658

Category: Human beings

Page: 220

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Technoscience transformiert sowohl Technologien als auch herkömmliche Körperkonzepte. Dabei entstehen dynamische Verkörperungen. Diese faszinieren die wissenschaftliche Beobachtung und provozieren disziplinenübergreifend grundlegende Fragen. Der Band konturiert solche neuen Forschungsfronten. Er reflektiert Erweiterungen des Körperbegriffs und gibt Einsichten in die komplexe, aber produktive Verwobenheit von Diskursen und Technologien, die aus dem wissenschaftlichen Transfer von Leitbildern zwischen Naturwissenschaften und Kulturwissenschaften resultieren.

The Power of Words

"Greenwood's book combines a useful balanced approach to ensuring the fidelity of today's reading and language arts curricula (i.e., natural methods between both basal and integrated language arts).

Author: Scott C. Greenwood

Publisher: R&L Education

ISBN: 1607097273

Category: Education

Page: 223

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"Greenwood's book combines a useful balanced approach to ensuring the fidelity of today's reading and language arts curricula (i.e., natural methods between both basal and integrated language arts). His focus on vocabulary comprehension strategies and activities is invaluable."---Gary Rosenzweig, middle school reading and language arts teacher, Upper Darby, Pennsylvania --

The Power of Words A Compendium of Great Speeches from World Leaders

In her article 'Power Words: Using Positive Words to Energize Your Students' written in the Education World 2004, she says: 'In the classroom, ...

Author: LornaMarie

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 9781387697991

Category: Education

Page: 698

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This book is a treasure in the hands of anyone required to use oratory skill in their role. It is known in most countries of the world that lawyers are good orators, perhaps due to the nature of their profession, Barristers are known to address the court. Some of our world leaders past and present are great orators; it is, however, important to note that while not all of them were lawyers, they have delivered remarkable and memorable speeches to their respective nations. One of the qualities of a good leader is the ability to address the nation with good oratory skills. This book therefore explores the power and effect that words have on all of us.

The Power of Words

In terms of utility, the amulet itself is secondary as the vehicle of application, while the oral-aural power of the words of the incantation constitute its ...

Author: James Kapaló

Publisher: Central European University Press

ISBN: 9786155225482

Category: History

Page: 334

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n medieval and early modern Europe, the use of charms was a living practice in all strata of society. The essays in this latest CEU Press publication explore the rich textual tradition of archives, monasteries, and literary sources. The author also discusses texts amassed in folklore archives and ones that are still accessible through field work in many rural areas of Europe.

THE MAGIC POWER OF WORDS BOOK THREE

Believe in Jesus Christ the savior and redeemer Believe in the power of the Holy ... word of our Almighty, the Holy Bible with its treasury of information.

Author: William Cash Neve

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 9781304633453

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 500

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We've always been the chooser, always been the designer. Look back in history, through all the tales and see the legends, this critical energy was like an explosion. The astonishing beauty bought out by this power is brilliant.

1250 Decisive Words to Create a New Self

power words, astonishingly, kindly, assisting, excited anticipation, present, power-on, cordial, idea, active, equality, active and constructive steps, ...

Author: Nicholas Mag

Publisher: Nicholas Mag

ISBN:

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

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The Miracle! In this book Nicholas presents you a practical, unique, subliminal, very simple, detailed method of how to Create a New Self. You will feel the effects immediately and the results will appear very quickly! So it was in my case. You will not achieve fulfillment and happiness until YOU become the architect of your own reality. Imagine that with a few moments each day, you could begin the powerful transformation toward complete control of your own life and well being through this unique, subliminal method combined with positive affirmations. The order of words is extremely important for every book written by Nicholas. These are arranged to be traversed in a certain way so as to eliminate certain blockages in the human being, blockages that are bringing disease or failure on various plans. You don't need a big chunk of your time or expensive programs. Everything is extremely simple! Health, money, prosperity, abundance, safety, stability, sociability, charisma, sexual vitality, erotic attraction, will, optimism, perseverance, self-confidence, tenacity, courage, love, loving relationships, self-control, self-esteem, enthusiasm , refinement, intuition, detachment, intelligence, mental calm, power of concentration, exceptional memory, aspiration, transcendence, wisdom, compassion. You have the ability to unlock your full inner-potential and achieve your ultimate goals. This is the age-old secret of the financial elite, world class scholars, and Olympic champions. For example, when you watch the Olympics, you'll find one consistency in all of the champions. Each one closes their eyes for a moment and clearly affirms & visualizes themselves completing the event flawlessly just before starting. Then they win gold medals and become champions. That's merely one example of how the real power of mind can elevate you above any of life's challenges. By reading this book, you will feel totally that life deserves to be lived and enjoyed every moment and that everything that you propose for yourself becomes easy for you to fulfill. Nicholas will guide you to touch your longed-for dream and will make you see life from a new perspective, full of freshness and success. This book helps you step by step, in a natural way, in just 3 minutes a day, to change your misguided way of thinking and to Create a New Self. (NOTE: For good, Nicholas keep the price of the book as lower as he can, even if is a hard work behind this project. A significant portion of the earnings from the sale of the book are used for these purposes: for charity, volunteer projects, nature restoration, and other inspired ideas to do good where it is needed. If you can not afford to buy the book please contact Nicholas and he will give you a free copy.) You, also have a bonus in the pages of the book that makes you live your success by doing a seemingly trivial thing. You will feel the difference. Yes. The Miracle is possible! Get Your Copy Now!

Words

“ Words , " said the fierce Mirabeau , in reply to an opponent in the National Assembly ... Few persons have duly estimated the power of words .

Author: William Mathews

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105036275217

Category: English language

Page: 384

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Just Words

Law, Language, and Power John M. Conley, William M. O'Barr. We can think of the law of rape together with the talk that occurs in and around the prosecution ...

Author: John M. Conley

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 9780226114873

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 168

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Is it "just words" when the Supreme Court hands down a decision or when business people draw up a contract? In tackling the question of how an abstract entity exerts concrete power, JUST WORDS focuses on what has become the central issue in law and language research--what language reveals about the nature of legal power.

PERSONAL POWER All 12 Volumes

refers to this old idea in his essay entitled “The Power of Words.” The oriental sages have much to say concerning the power of “mystic mantrams” to awaken ...

Author: William Walker Atkinson

Publisher: e-artnow

ISBN: 9788026848745

Category: Self-Help

Page: 224

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This carefully crafted ebook: "PERSONAL POWER (All 12 Volumes)” is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents: Personal Power - Your Master Self Creative Power - Your Constructive Forces Desire Power - Your Energizing Forces Faith Power - Your Inspirational Forces Will Power - Your Dynamic Forces Subconscious Power - Your Secret Forces Spiritual Power - The Infinite Fount Thought Power - Radio-Mentalism Perceptive Power - The Art of Observation Reasoning Power - Practical Logic Character Power - Positive Individuality Regenerative Power or Vital Rejuvenation This book is devoted to the subject of the development, cultivation and manifestation of Personal Power— Personal Power in all its phases, aspects and modes of manifestation and expression. "Personal Power,” as understood and taught in this book, may be defined as: "The ability or strength possessed by the human individual, by which he does, or may, accomplish desired results in an efficient manner, along the lines of physical, mental, and spiritual effort and endeavor.” William Walker Atkinson (1862-1932) was a prolific writer. His works treat themes related to the mental world, occultism, divination, psychic reality, and mankind's nature.