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" English ; their peculiarities wear fast away ; their dialect is likely to become in half a century provincial and rustic, even to themselves. The great, the learned, the ambitious, and the vain, all cultivate the English phrase, and the English pronunciation... "
The Social Life of Scotland in the Eighteenth Century - Page 76
by Henry Grey Graham - 1906 - 545 pages
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A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland

Samuel Johnson - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1775 - 268 pages
...converfation of the Scots. grows every day lefs unpleafing to the Englifh ; their peculiarities wear faft away ; their dialect is likely to become in half a century provincial and ruftick, even to themfelves. The great, the learned, the ambitious, and the vain, all cultivate the...
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A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland

Samuel Johnson - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1775 - 384 pages
...away; their dialectis likely to become in half a century provincial and ruftick, even to themfelves. The great, the learned, the ambitious, and the vain, all cultivate the Engli/h phrafe, and the Engli/h pronunciation, and in fplendid companies Scotch is not much heard,...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Together with his life, and notes on his ...

Samuel Johnson, Sir John Hawkins - 1787
...converfation of the Scots grows every day lefs unpleafing to the Englijh; their peculiarities wear falt away ; their dialect is likely to become in half a century provincial and ruftick, even to themfelves. The great, the learned, the ambitious, and the vain, all cultivate the...
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A journey to the western islands of Scotland [by S. Johnson].

Samuel Johnson - 1800
...judicious not to neglect. The conversation of the Scots grows every day less unpleasing to the English ; their peculiarities wear fast away; their dialect...ambitious and the vain, all cultivate the English, phrase, and the English pronunciation, and in splendid companies Scotch is not much heard, except now...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1801
...converfation of the Scots grows every day lefs unpleafing to the Englijh ; their peculiarities wear faft away ; their dialect is likely to become in half a century provincial and ruftick, even to them* felves. The great, the learned, the ambitious, and the vain, all cultivate the...
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The works of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson - 1801
...their dialect is likely to become in half half a century provincial and ruftick, even to them* felves. The great, the learned, the ambitious, and the vain, all cultivate the Englijh phrafe, and the Englijh pronunciation, and in fplendid companies Scotch is not much heard,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1806
...disclaims a pedant's praise. The conversation of the Scots grows every day loss unpleasing to the English ; their peculiarities wear fast away ; their dialect...likely to become in half a century provincial and rustick, even to themselves. The great, the learned, the ambitious, and the vain, all cultivate the...
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The British Tourists: Or, Traveller's Pocket Companion, Through ..., Volume 2

William Fordyce Mavor - Great Britain - 1809
...disclaims a pedant-s praise. The conversation of the Scots grows every day less unpleasing to the English ; their peculiarities wear fast away ; their dialect...rustic, even to themselves. The great, the learned, the ambitions, and the vain, all cultivate the English phrase arld the English pronunciation, and in splendid...
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Miscellaneous essays. Political tracts. A journey to the Western islands of ...

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy, Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...disclaims a pedant's praise. The conversation of the Scots grows every day less unpleasing to the English ; their peculiarities wear fast away ; their dialect...likely to become in half a century provincial and rustick, even to themselves. The great, the learned, the ambitious, and the vain, all cultivate the...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With An essay on his life and ..., Volume 8

Samuel Johnson - Literary Criticism - 1810
...a pedant's praise. , The conversation of the Scots grows every day less unpleasing to the English ; their peculiarities wear fast away ; their dialect is likely to become in half half a century provincial and rustick, even to themselves. The great, the learned, the ambitious, and...
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