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" Our language, for almost a century, has, by the concurrence of many causes, been gradually departing from its original Teutonic character, and deviating... "
The London Magazine Enlarged and Improved - Page 301
1784
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, L.L.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1809 - 488 pages
...sources of genuine diction. Our language, for almost a century, has, by the concurrence of many causes, been gradually departing from its original Teutonic character, and deviating towards a Gallic structure and phraseology, from which it ought to be our endeavour to recal it, by making our ancient...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1820 - 450 pages
...sources of genuine diction. Our language, for almost a century, has, by the concurrence of many causes, been gradually departing from its original Teutonic character, and deviating towards a Gallic structure and phraseology, from which .it ought to be our endeavour to recal it, by making our ancient...
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The British Critic: A New Review, Volume 21

1823 - 704 pages
...words which were introduced by Sydney and those of his school: and according to a great critic it has been gradually departing from its original Teutonic character, and deviating towards a Gallic, structure and phraseology. An' attentive observation of history therefore will convince us that most...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1823 - 484 pages
...source's of genuinejli ction . Our language, for almost a century, has, by the concurrence of many causes, been gradually departing from its original Teutonic^ character, and deviating towards a Gallick structure and phraseology, from which it ought to be our endeavour to recal it, by making our...
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The European Magazine, and London Review, Volume 12

1787 - 564 pages
...Reftoration, whole works 1 regard as tkt w*//t nf Englifh vndcfikd, as the pure fources of genuine diflion. Our language, for almoft a century, has, by the concurrence of many caufec, been gradually departing from its original 1'cui'jnkk character, and deviating towards a Gallick...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: With an Essay on His Life and ..., Volume 2

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1846 - 714 pages
...sources of genuine diction. Our language, for almost a century, has, by the concurrence of many causes, been gradually departing from its original Teutonic character, and deviating towards a Gallic structure and phraseology, from which it ought to be our endeavour to recall it, by making our ancient...
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Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay: With Indexes...

Samuel Austin Allibone - 1876 - 768 pages
...of the English Language. Our language, for almost a century, has, by the concurrence of many causes, been gradually departing from its original Teutonic character, and deviating towards a Gallic structure and phraseology. DR. S. JOHNSON. If Addison's language had been less idiomatical, it would...
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Selections from the Works of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson - 1909 - 562 pages
...L of genuine*~3lction. Our language, for almost a century, has, by the concurrence of many causes, been gradually departing from its original Teutonic character, and deviating towards a Gallic structure and phraseology, from which it ought to be our endeavor to recall 15 it, by making pur ancient...
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The Harvard Classics, Volume 39

1909 - 498 pages
...sources of genuine diction. Our language, for almost a century, has, by the concurrence of many causes, been gradually departing from its original Teutonic character and deviating towards a Gallic structure and phraseology, from which it ought to be our endeavor to recall it, by making our ancient...
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A Critical History of English Literature: The Restoration to 1800, Volume 3

David Daiches - 1979 - 336 pages
...But he believed that, so far as vocabulary and phrasing went, English had been, for almost a century, "gradually departing from its original Teutonic character, and deviating towards a Gallic structure and phraseology, from which it ought to be our endeavour to recall it, by making our ancient...
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