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Mather to Sir. Trevelyan, Showing the progress made up to the commencement of the Great Mutiny (London: Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, & Roberts, 1858), 51–64, p. 51. The pagination of this volume runs from 1 to 58, then 1 to 64. Norman’s Memorandum is to be found in the second half of the volume. 19. , 51–52. 20. , 50. Notes to Pages 23–29 37 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. , 52. , 53. Ibid. R. C. , 1883), vii, 3. , vii. , 5. , 9–14. , 13.

Strawson, Individuals, 58. 2 The Floating Lexicon: Hobson-Jobson and the OED Kate Teltscher The ten volumes of A New English Dictionary on Historical Principles, published by Oxford University Press between 1884 and 1928 (renamed the Oxford English Dictionary in 1933), make an imposing sight on the library shelves. One of the great achievements of nineteenth-century comparative philology, the New English Dictionary consumed the labors of successive editors and teams of assistants over four decades (not to mention the efforts of some 800 volunteer readers in the first five years alone).

Mark Thurner has discussed this in his work on the naming of Peru, in which he argues that the name Peru came from Sindhu/Indus. See Mark Thurner, “The Founding Abyss of Colonial History or ‘The Origin and Principle of the Name’,” History and Theory 48 (February 2009): 44–62. 17. E. M. Forster, A Passage to India (1924; Harmondsworth, Middlesex: Penguin Books, 1979), 101. 18. This Memorandum is in C. E. Trevelyan, Papers originally published at Calcutta in 1834 and 1836, on the application of the Roman Letters to the Languages of India; to which is added A Letter from the Rev.

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