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" Language is not made for scholars and etymologists ; and if the whole race of English etymologists were really swept away by the introduction of spelling reform, I hope they would be the first to rejoice in sacrificing themselves in so good a cause. "
Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for ... - Page 306
1889
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Transactions of the National Association for the Promotion of Social Science

National Association for the Promotion of Social Science (Great Britain) - Great Britain - 1880
...doing, might surely be done by Englishmen and Americans. He further combated the argument that the continuity of the English language would be broken by the .adoption of phonetic spelling, and contended that the gain to etymology would outweigh the loss. The present system...
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Friends' Quarterly Examiner, Volume 16

1882
...the whole race of English etymologists were really to be swept away by the introduction of a Spelling Reform, I hope they would be the first to rejoice...sacrificing themselves in so good a cause." " But to the supposition," he continues, " that the historical continuity of the English language would be...
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Pamphlets on orthography

Language and languages - 1876
...and if the whole race of English etymologists were really swept away by the introduction of spelling reform, I hope they would be the first to rejoice...emphatically, to both propositions. Because the Italians write Jllosofo, are they less aware than the English, who write philosopher, that they have before them the...
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The Fortnightly, Volume 19; Volume 25

1876
...etymologists were really to lie swept away by the introduction of a spelling reform, I hope they v,-ould be the first to rejoice in sacrificing themselves...English language would be broken by the adoption of phonetic spelling, and that the profession of the etymologist would be gone for ever ? I say, No, most...
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The Ohio Educational Monthly and the National Teacher: A Journal ..., Volume 26

Education - 1877
...etymologists were really to be swept away by the introduction of spelling reform, I hope," says Max Miiller, " they would be the first to rejoice in sacrificing themselves in so good a cause." But is it true that the historical continuity of -the English language, so far as that continuity goes, would...
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A Plea for Spelling Reform

Plea - Spelling reform - 1878 - 326 pages
...the whole race of English etymologists were really to be swept away by the introduction of a spelling reform, I hope they would be the first to rejoice...historical continuity of the English language would he broken by the adoption of phonetic spelling, and that the profession of the etymologist would be...
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A Plea for Spelling Reform: A Series of Tracts Comp. from the Phonetic ...

Sir Isaac Pitman - Spelling reform - 1878 - 326 pages
...etymologists were really to be swept away by the introduction of spelling reform, I hope," says Max Miiller, " they would be the first to rejoice in sacrificing themselves in so good a cause." But would the trade of the etymologist be gone for ever ? The best philologists say " No ! " emphatically...
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A Plea for Spelling Reform

Plea - Spelling reform - 1878 - 326 pages
...and if the whole race of English etymologists were really swept away by the introduction of Spelling Reform, I hope they would be the first to rejoice in sacrificing themselvei in so good a cause. But is it really the case that the historical continuity of the English...
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Report of the Superintendent of Public Instruction

Michigan. Dept. of Public Instruction - Education - 1879
...etymologists were really to be swept away by the introduction of spelling reform, I hope," says Max Miiller, <'they would be the first to rejoice in sacrificing themselves in so good a cause." continuity goes, must be broken by the adoption of phonetic spelling ? Would the trade of the etymologist...
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Sensible spelling [as adopted by The Home journal] opinions of educators ...

Sensible spelling - 1880
...introduction of spelhng reform, I hope tbey ,would be the first to rejoice in sacrificing themselves in во good a cause. But is it really the case that the historical...continuity of the English language would be broken by the ad< iption of f onetio Hpelling. and that the profession of the etymologist would be gone forever?...
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