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Occasionally the simpler infinitive form of the verb is employed with the particle as a combination adjective. Webster's Dictionary defines bang-up, as 'first-rate; fine,' it is not unusual in the world of advertising to send out follow-up letters, to the police may come a hurry-up call, a prize-fighter receives a knock-down blow, a housewife prepares a pick-up lunch, a put-up job defeats a man in politics, one wears a turn-down collar, etc.

And, finally, it is even possible to illustrate a slight tendency to add a derivative suffix in the phrase come-at-able or get-at-able, the very awkward makeshift of the man who cannot recall the less familiar attainable.

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UNIVERSITY SERIES

LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE
VOLUME I

NUMBER 2

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MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING

PARALLEL PASSAGE EDITION

EDITED BY

ALPHONSO GERALD NEWCOMER

Late Professor of English, Stanford University

COMPLETED BY

HENRY DAVID GRAY
Professor of English, Stanford University

1929
STANFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS

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LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE

No. 1. THE MODERN ENGLISH VERB-ADVERB COMBINATION. Arthur

Garfield Kennedy, Instructor in English Philology. 51 pages. 1920.

Postpaid, paper, 75 cents; cloth, $1.25. No. 2. Much ADO ABOUT NOTHING, PARALLEL PASSAGE Edition. Edited

by Alphonso Gerald Newcomer, Late Professor of English; completed by Henry David Gray, Professor of English. 275 pages. 1928. Postpaid, paper, $2.00; cloth, $2.75.

No. 1. LIFE AND TIMES OF APOLLONIUS OF TYANA. Rendered into English

from the Greek of Philostratus the Elder, by Charles P. Eells.

264 pages. 1923. Postpaid, paper, $2.00; cloth, $2.75. No. 2. THE CLASSICS AND OUR TWENTIETH-CENTURY Poets, address as

President of the American Philological Association at Harvard University, December 29, 1926. Henry Rushton Fairclough, Professor of Classical Literature. 52 pages. 1927. Postpaid, paper, 50 cents; cloth, $1.00.

CUENTOS POPULARES ESPAÑOLES. Tomo I. Aurelio M. Espinosa, Professor of Romanic Languages. 168 pages. 1923. Postpaid, paper, $1.75; cloth, $2.50.

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