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" ... as superintendents of our language, to hinder any words of a foreign coin from passing among us; and in particular to prohibit any French phrases from becoming current in this kingdom when those of our own stamp are altogether as valuable. "
The British essayists; to which are prefixed prefaces by J. Ferguson - Page 158
by British essayists - 1819
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Selections from the Spectator, Tatler, Guardian, and Freeholder: Selections ...

English essays - 1804
...over our laws, our liberties, and commerce, certain B*en might be set apart as super'mtendants of our language, to hinder any words of a foreign coin from passing among us ; am,!, in particular, to -prohibit any French phrases from becoming current in this kingdom, when...
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A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from ...

Samuel Johnson - English Language - 1805
...yet this second nature would alter the crasis of his understanding. Gtanvillc's Scepsis Scientißca. The present war has so adulterated our tongue with...words, that it would be impossible for one of our great-grandfathers to know what his posterity have been doing. Sfictator. ADU'LTERATE. attj. [from...
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The Spectator

Joseph Addison, Richard Hurd - 1811
...over our laws, our liberties, and commerce, certain men might be set apart as superintendants of our language, to hinder any words of a foreign coin from...words, that it would be impossible for one of our great-grand-fathers to know what his posterity have been doing, were he to read their exploits in a...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Volume 3

Joseph Addison - 1811
...over our laws, our liberties, and commerce, certain men might be set apart as superintendants of our language, to hinder any words of a foreign coin from...words, that it would be impossible for one of our great-grand-fathers to know what his posterity have been doing, were he to read their exploits in a...
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Archéologie française: ou Vocabulaire de mots anciens tombés en désuétude ...

Charles de Pougens - French language - 1821 - 338 pages
...Aquellos que adulteran y falsean moneda. GBACIAH. , Trad, de Dios , fol. i36. Anglais, to adulterate. The present war has so adulterated our tongue with...words , that it would be impossible for one of our great-grand-fathers to know what his posterity have been doing. Spectat. Quelques anciens écrivains...
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The British essayists, with prefaces by A. Chalmers, Volumes 7-8

British essayists - 1823
...express, Invent new words ; we can indulge a muse, Until the license rise to an abuse. CREECH. guage to hinder any words of a foreign coin from passing...words, that it would be impossible for one of our great-grandfathers to know what his posterity have been doing, were he to read their exploits in a...
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The London Literary Gazette and Journal of Belles Lettres, Arts, Sciences, Etc

Great Britain - 1829
...commerce, certain men might be set apart as superintendents of our language, to hinder any word of л foreign coin from passing among us ; and in particular...those of our own stamp are altogether as valuable." I wish the dean's idea may be at last fulfilled. Nothing would be more worthy of so great a nation...
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The Spectator: With Notes and a General Index, Volumes 1-2

1836
...certain men might be set apart as superintendents of our language, to hinder any words of a foreign com ther hills beyond it, and continues to travel on as...as his time wears away, his appetite to something greatgrandfathers to know what his posterity have been doing, were he to read their exploits in a modern...
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Lectures on Eloquence and Style

Ebenezer Porter, Lyman Matthews - Elocution - 1836 - 186 pages
...over our laws, our liberties, and commerce ; certain men might be set apart as superintendants of our language, to hinder any words of a foreign coin from...those of our own stamp are altogether as valuable. Our warriors are very industrious in propagating the 'French language, at the same time that they are...
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Spectator (The)

English essays - 1836 - 714 pages
...over our laws, our liberties, and commerce, certain men might be set apart as superintendents of our rn with so many unnatural divisions, that if they continue, it will be a misfortune al together as valuable. The present war has so adulterated our tongue with strange words, that it...
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