The Countess received them graciously, and Miss Skeat was animated.
From Pinkerton also Skeat adopts the numbering of the lines.
A scientific hearer might have detected some startling inaccuracies, but Miss Skeat listened with rapt attention.
A fast runner, a dog for the chase; from the verb streke, to go rapidly (Skeat).
Professor Skeat might very well have allowed his admirable text to stand alone.
On the whole, the test is perhaps not so conclusive—out of Germany—as Skeat imagines.
Skeat postulates a mute vowel by deriving lazar or leper from Eleazer—He whom God assists.
The reading is from C, Skeat interpreting as Some of the best were, etc.
Scaddle is unannotated by Mr. Maskell, and does not appear in other dictionaries, even in that of Professor Skeat.
Skeat brackets them in the text, but they are surely spurious.