Author:Henry Sweet

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Henry Sweet
English philologist, phonetician and grammarian
This author wrote articles for the 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica.
Articles attributed to this author are designated in EB1911 by the initials "H. Sw."
Henry Sweet


  • Anglo-Saxon Primer Gutenberg
  • Icelandic Primer Gutenberg
  • A Handbook of Phonetics (1877) [1]
  • A New English Grammar, Logical and Historical
    • ⁠Part I. Introduction, Phonology, and Accidence
  • A Short Historical English Grammar
  • A Primer of Historical English Grammar
  • History of English Sounds from the Earliest Period. With full Word-Lists
  • An Anglo-Saxon Primer, with Grammar, Notes, and Glossary
  • An Anglo-Saxon Reader. In Prose and Verse. With Grammatical Introduction, Notes, and Glossary
  • A Second Anglo-Saxon Reader
  • Old English Reading Primers
    • I. Selected Homilies of Ælfric
    • II. Extracts from Alfred's Orosius
  • First Middle English Primer, with Grammar and Glossary.
  • Second Middle English Primer. Extracts from Chaucer, with Grammar and Glossary.
  • A Primer of Spoken English
  • A Primer of Phonetics
  • A Manual of Current Shorthand, Orthographic and Phonetic

Encyclopædia Britannica[edit]

Works by this author published before January 1, 1927 are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.