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 This **pilot-corpus** of 19th-century British grammar books consists of 40 grammars (approximately 2.9 million words). It is designed to contain the **most well-known and most widely distributed British grammars of the 19th century**. ​ This **pilot-corpus** of 19th-century British grammar books consists of 40 grammars (approximately 2.9 million words). It is designed to contain the **most well-known and most widely distributed British grammars of the 19th century**. ​
  
-The forty texts were selected based on their number of published editions, their distribution,​ common use, prevalence in contemporary books and reports, school and college curricula, as well as their prominence in the secondary literature on grammar writing. Additionally,​ variety in function, audience, and text/​grammar type (e.g. teaching grammars and reference grammars) were considered as selection criteria.+The forty texts were **selected** based on their number of published editions, their distribution,​ common use, prevalence in contemporary books and reports, school and college curricula, as well as their prominence in the secondary literature on grammar writing. Additionally,​ variety in function, audience, and text/​grammar type (e.g. teaching grammars and reference grammars) were considered as selection criteria.
  
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