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" So far have I been from any care to grace my pages with modern decorations, that I have studiously endeavoured to collect examples and authorities from the writers before the restoration, whose works I regard as the wells of English undefiled, as> the... "
The Quarterly Review - Page 303
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1799 - 640 pages
...warn others against the folly of naturalizing useless foreigners to the injury of the natives. . . . Our language for almost a century has, by the concurrence...of many causes, been gradually departing from its original Teutonick character, and deviating towards a Gallick structure and phraseology, from which...
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Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1799 - 648 pages
...warn others against the folly of naturalizing useless foreigners to the injury of the natives. . . . Our language for almost a century has, by the concurrence...of many causes, been gradually departing from its original Teutonick character, and deviating towards a Gallick structure and phraseology, from which...
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A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1805 - 954 pages
...from any care to grace my pages with modern decorations, that I have studiously endeavoured to collect examples and authorities from the writers before the restoration, whose works I regard as the veils of English vndefiled, as the pure sources of genuine diction. Our language, for almost a century,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1806 - 376 pages
...from any care to grace my pages with modern decorations, that I have studiously endeavoured to collect examples and authorities from the writers before the...of many causes, been gradually departing from its orignal Teutonick character, and deviating towards a Gallick structure and phraseology, from which...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, L.L.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1809 - 488 pages
...from any care to grace my pages with modern decorations, that I have studiously endeavoured to collect examples and authorities from the writers before the...of many causes, been gradually departing from its original Teutonic character, and deviating towards a Gallic structure and phraseology, from which it...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With An Essay on His Life and ..., Volume 2

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1810 - 486 pages
...from any care to grace my pages with modern decorations, that I have studiously endeavoured to collect examples and authorities from the writers before the restoration, whose works I regard as the iuells of English unde filed, as (he pure sources of genuine diction. Our language, for almost a century,...
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The Gleaner: A Series of Periodical Essays, Volume 3

Nathan Drake - 1811 - 424 pages
...precepts, and affords the example, of a pure and eloquent style. " I have studiously endeavoured to collect examples and authorities from the writers before the...of many causes, been gradually departing from its original Teutonick character, and deviating towards a Gallick structure and phraseology, from which...
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A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from ...

Samuel Johnson - 1812 - 808 pages
...from any rare to grace my pages with modern decorations, that I have studiously endeavoured to collect examples and authorities from the writers before the restoration, whose works I regard as tlie wells of English undejiled, as the pure sources of genuine diction. Our language, for almost a...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 82, Part 2; Volume 112

1812 - 760 pages
...the English Dictionary, makes the following observations : " I have studiously endeavoured to collect examples and authorities from the Writers before the Restoration, whose works I regard as Ihe wells of English undefiled, as the pure sources of English diction." — " Th« writers of the...
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Auntient lere, a selection of aphoristical and preceptive passages from the ...

Ancient learning - 1812 - 322 pages
...English Dictionary, makes the following observations : " I have " studiously endeavoured to collect examples and authorities from " the writers before the Restoration, whose works I regard ai " the wells of English umlefiled, as the pure sources of English " diction.' — ' The writers of...
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