Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books 1 - 10 of 122 on When common words were less pleasing to the ear, or less distinct in their signification,....
" When common words were less pleasing to the ear, or less distinct in their signification, I have familiarized the terms of philosophy, by applying them to popular ideas... "
Joseph Fawcett, The Art of War: Its Relation to the Early Development of ... - Page 26
by Arthur Beatty - 1918 - 270 pages
Full view - About this book

Harrison's British Classicks, Volume 1

1785
...familiarized the ttrms of philolophy by applying them to popular ideas, but have rarely admitted any word not authorized by former writers ; for I believe that whoever knows the Engliili tonpif in it's prÍtent extent, will be able to expreis his thoughts without further help...
Full view - About this book

The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D

Samuel Johnson, Sir John Hawkins - 1787
...familiari fed the terms of philofophy, by applying them to popular ideas, but have rarely admitted any word not authorized by former writers ; for I believe that whoever knows the Engli/b tongue in its prefent extent, will be able to exprefs his thoughts without further help from...
Full view - About this book

The Transactions of the Royal Irish Academy

Royal Irish Academy - Ireland - 1787
...philofophy by applying them to known objects and popular " ideas -t but have rarely admitted any word not authorized by " former writers : for I believe that whoever knows the Englifh " tongue in its prefent extent, will be able to exprefs his thoughts, " without farther help...
Full view - About this book

The rambler

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1792
...familiarifed the terms of philofophy, by applying them to popular ideas, but have rarely admitted any word not authorized by former writers ; for I believe that whoever knows the Engli/h tongue in its prefent extent, will be able to exprefs his thoughts without further help from...
Full view - About this book

Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1799
...the simplicity of common life. But let us attend to what he himself says in his concluding paper : ' When common words were less pleasing to the ear, or less distinct in their signification, I have familiarised the terms of philosophy, by applying them to popular ideas'.' And, as to the second part...
Full view - About this book

Boswell's Life of Johnson: Life

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1799
...the simplicity of common life. But let us attend to what he himself says in his concluding paper : ' When common words were less pleasing to the ear, or less distinct in their signification, I have familiarised the terms of philosophy, by applying them to popular ideas1.' And, as to the second part...
Full view - About this book

The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - 1799
...life. But let us attend to what he himself says in his concluding paper : <* When common words weve less pleasing to the ear, or less distinct in their signification, I have familiarised the terms of philosophy, by applying them to popular ideas."4 And, as to the second part...
Full view - About this book

The British essayists; with prefaces by A. Chalmers, Volume 22

British essayists - 1802
...perhaps, I have added to the elegance of its construction, and something to the harmony of its cadence. When common words were less pleasing to the ear, or less distinct in their signification, I have familiarised the terms of philosophy by applying them to popular ideas, but have rarely admitted any...
Full view - About this book

Select British Classics, Volume 8

English literature - 1803
...perhaps, I have added to the elegance of its construction, and something to the harmony of its cadence. When common- words were less pleasing to the ear,...them to popular ideas, but have rarely admitted any word not authorised by former writers ; for I believe, that whoever knows the English tongue in its...
Full view - About this book

The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 6

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1806
...perhaps) I have added to the elegance of its construction, and something to the harmony of its cadence. When common words were less pleasing to the ear, or less distinct in their signification, I have familiarised the terms of philosophy, by applying them to popular ideas, but have rarely admitted any...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF