Modern nationalism swept Europe alongside the flourishing of industrialisation. Across the continent, poets and intellectuals cultivated and often heavily modified vernacular languages to be bearers of 19th century modernity. These guardians of language faced significant...
I should think a dead language would be rather boring, sociallyspeaking.
It’s embarrassingly plain how inadequate language is.
Language most shews a man: Speak, that I may see thee.
I grew up with the piano. I learned its language as I learned to speak.