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" The use of language is not confined to its being the medium through which we communicate our ideas to one another; it fulfills a no less important function as an instrument of thought; not being merely its vehicle, but giving it wings for flight. "
Thesaurus of English words and phrases, classified so as to facilitate the ... - Page xv
by Peter Mark Roget - 1856
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The British Controversialist and Impartial Inquirer

Religion - 1852
...truths, and whatever does not sti-ru to fall in with these, he looks at as a wonder or a He." + 2nd. " The use of language is not confined to its being the medium through which we comrauoicate our ideas to one another; it fulfils a no less important function as an instrument of...
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Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases: So Classified and Arranged as to ...

Peter Mark Roget - English language - 1864 - 498 pages
...with fidelity, the mind and the spirit of the author, is a task of extreme difficulty. * * * * • * The use of language is not confined to its being the...fulfils a no less important function as an instrument oftftought, not being merely its vehicle, but giving it wings for flight. Metaphysicians are agreed...
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Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases: So Classified and Arranged as to ...

Peter Mark Roget - English language - 1881 - 700 pages
...when so many different languages have become the depositories of the vast treasures of literature aud of science which have been accumulating for centuries,...which we communicate our ideas to one another ; it fulfills a no less important function as an instrument of thought ; not being merely its vehicle, but...
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Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases: Classified and Arranged So as to ...

Peter Mark Roget - English language - 1882 - 700 pages
...have been the agents for propagating knowledge from nation to nation, and the value of their labors has been inestimable ; but, in the present age, when...which we communicate our ideas to one another ; it fulfills a no less important function as an instrument of thought ; not being merely its Chicle, bnt...
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The World's Cyclopedia of Expression: Words Classified According to Their ...

Peter Mark Roget, John Lewis Roget - 1884 - 706 pages
...when so many different languages have become the depositories of the vast treasures of literature arid of science which have been accumulating for centuries,...which we communicate our ideas to one another ; it fulfills a no less important function as an instrument of thought ; not being merely its vehicle, but...
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Music: A Monthly Magazine Devoted to the Art, Science, Technic and ..., Volume 8

William Smythe Babcock Mathews - Music - 1895
...wish to make a quotation from Roget's Thesaurus, in the introduction of •which the author says — "The use of language is not confined to its being...which we communicate our ideas to one another; it fills a no less important function as an instrument of thought; not being merely its vehicle, but giving...
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Music, Volume 8

Music - 1895
...I wish to make a quotation from Roget's Thesaurus, in the introduction of which the author says — "The use of language is not confined to its being the medium through which we communicate onr ideas to one another; it fills a no less important function as an instrument of thought; not being...
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The New Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases Classified and Arranged So as ...

Peter Mark Roget - English language - 1911 - 652 pages
...have been the agents for propagating knowledge from nation to nation, and the value of their labors has been inestimable; but, in the present age, when...which we communicate our ideas to one another; it fulfills a no less important function as an instrument of thought; not being merely its vehicle, but...
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Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases Classified and Arranged So as to ...

Peter Mark Roget - English language - 1916 - 671 pages
...propagating knowledge from nation to nation, and the value of their labours has been inestimable ; bnt, in the present age, when so many different languages...which we communicate our ideas to one another ; it fulfil^ a no less important function as an instrument of thought ; not being merely its vehicle, bnt...
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Society Of Mind

Marvin Minsky - Psychology - 1988 - 339 pages
...less there is in a treasure chest, the more you'll be able to put in it. 1 9.2 THE LANGUAGE-AGENCY The use of language is not confined to its being the medium through which we communicate ideas to one another. . . . Words are the instrument by which we form all our abstractions, by which...
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