Penn Parsed Corpora of Historical English

A tool for searching English prose works from ~1150 A.D. to the early 20th century. Search for simple text (a word/ phrase), text tagged by its part of speech (verb, noun, etc.), or for the syntactic structure. Useful for students and scholars studying the history of English and English language. There are three separate sections: The Penn The Penn-Helsinki Parsed Corpus of Middle English, Second Edition (PPCME2), The Penn-Helsinki Parsed Corpus of Early Modern English (PPCEME), The Penn Parsed Corpus of Modern British English (PPCMBE)