Earl/etymology

Famous quotes containing the words earl and/or etymology:

    To have frequent recourse to narrative betrays great want of imagination.
    Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl Chesterfield (1694–1773)

    The universal principle of etymology in all languages: words are carried over from bodies and from the properties of bodies to express the things of the mind and spirit. The order of ideas must follow the order of things.
    Giambattista Vico (1688–1744)