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" If an academy should be established for the cultivation of our style ; which I, who can never wish to see dependence multiplied, hope the spirit of English liberty will hinder or destroy, let them, instead of compiling grammars and dictionaries, endeavour,... "
The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal - Page 332
1850
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A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from ...

Samuel Johnson - English Language - 1805
...instead of compiling graj mars and dictionaries, endeavour, with all their influence, to stop the licence translators, whose idleness and ignorance, if it be suffered to proceed, will redi us to babble a dialect of France. If die changes that we fear be thus irresistible, what remains...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1806
...instead of compiling grammars and dictionaries, endeavour, with all their influence, to stop the licence of translators, whose idleness and ignorance, if it...proceed, will reduce us to babble a dialect of France. If the changes that we fear be thus irresistible, what remains but to acquiesce with silence, as in...
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An English Grammar: Comprehending the Principles and Rules of the ..., Volume 2

Lindley Murray - English language - 1808
...academy is established for the cultivation of our language, let them stop the license of trans-: lators, whose idleness and ignorance, if it be suffered to proceed, will reduce us to babble a dialect of French. It is of great consequence that a teacher firmly believes, both the truth and importance of...
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English Exercises, Adapted to Murray's English Grammar:: Consisting of ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1808 - 168 pages
...cultivation of our language, ie1 them stop the license of translators ; whose idleness and ignorai ce, it it be suffered to proceed, will reduce us to babble a dialect of French. It is of great consequence that a teacher firmly believes, both the truth and importance of...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1809
...changes much at once ; it alters not the single stones of the building, but the order of the columns. If an academy should be established for the cultivation...proceed, will reduce us to babble a dialect of France. If the changes that we fear be thus irresistible, what remains but to acquiesce -with silence, as in...
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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
...instead of compiling grammars and dictionaries, endeavour, with all their influence, to stop the licence of translators, whose idleness and ignorance, if it...proceed, will reduce us to babble a dialect of France. If the changes that we fear be thus irresistible, what remains but to acquiesce with silence, as in...
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A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from ...

Samuel Johnson - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1812 - 732 pages
...to see dependaace multiplied, hope the spirit of English liberty will hinder or destroy, let then, instead of compiling grammars and dictionaries, endeavour,...proceed, will reduce us to babble a dialect of France. If the changes that we fear be thus irresistible, what remains but to acquiesce with silence, m in...
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English Exercises, Adapted to Murray's English Grammar: ... Designed for the ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1812 - 192 pages
...must justify our faith. If an academy is established for the cultivation of our language, let them stop the license of translators, whose idleness and...to proceed, will reduce us to babble a dialect of French. It is of great consequence that a teacher firmly believes, both the truth and importance of...
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Key to the Exercises Adapted to Murray's English Grammar: Calculated to ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1814 - 171 pages
...language, let the members of it stop the license of translators ; whose idleness and ignorance, if they be suffered to proceed, will reduce us to babble a dialect of French. It is of great consequence that a teacher should firmly believe, both the truth and the importance...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1816
...instead of compiling grammars and dictionaries, endeavour, with all their influence, to stop the licence of translators, whose idleness and ignorance, if it...proceed, will reduce us to babble a dialect of France. If the changes that we fear be thus irresistible, what remains but to acquiesce with silence, as in...
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