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This chart shows
samples of the changes in English. #1 is Old
English or Anglo-Saxon (circa 450-1066 CE). #2 is Middle
English (circa 1066-1450 AD). #3 is Modern
English from about the time of Shakespeare. #4 is another
sample of Modern English, but it is more recent than #3.