Carl Darling Buck, “Dictionary of Selected Synonyms in the Principal Languages of Indo-European”, 1949 was the topic of an earlier blog post.
Here I present: Peter Mark Roget (1779 -1869), “Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases”, 1852.
Roget’s “Thesaurus of English Words & Phrases“, was released to the public on 29 April 1852; and, the original edition contained 15,000 words. The most recent edition (the eighth) contains 443,000 words. The thesaurus is a classification of words into CLASSES of semantic values (synonyms). The highest six (6) CLASSES are listed below.
- Abstract Relations.
Here I presented: Peter Mark Roget (1779 -1869), “Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases”, 1852. The thesaurus has been updated to keep up with changes in the English language.
Roget’s “Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases“, is useful in finding synonyms (similar meanings). Chemical elements listed in the periodic table (shown BELOW) include 118 items.
The Periodic Table after the “Big Bang” would consist of only four elements:
H 1 Hydrogen
He 2 Helium
Li 3 Lithium
Be 4 Beryllium
The periodic table concept of Roget’s “Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases” is equivalent to the blank table shown BELOW that changes with time.
Nicolaus Copernicus, “On the Revolutions of Heavenly Spheres”, 1543; and, Andreas Vesalius, “On the Fabric of the Human Body”, 1543 were topics of earlier blog post.