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Ayumi Miura . Middle English verbs of emotion and impersonal constructions: Verb meaning and syntax in diachrony (Oxford Studies in the History of English). Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015. Pp xvii + 290. ISBN 978-0-19-994715-7.

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