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" ... perfectly free. It is assumed, I know, to give dignity and variety to the style ; but whatever success the attempt may sometimes have, it is always obtained at the expense of purity and of the graces that are natural and appropriate to our language.... "
Mrs. Jordan - Page 20
by James Boadan - 1800
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The Union Magazine, and Imperial Register ..., Volume 2

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1801
...graces that are natural and appropriate to our language. It is true, that when the exigence lalU jor auxiliaries of all sorts, and common language becomes...demands of extraordinary thoughts, something ought to bo vol. 2. NO. 12. 3o . conconceded to the necessities which make " Ambition virtue:" but the allowances...
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Biographical Memoirs, of Adam Smith, LL. D., of William Robertson, D. D. and ...

Dugald Stewart - Business & Economics - 1811 - 532 pages
...natural and appropriate to " our language. It is true, that when the exigence calls for auxi" liaries of all sorts, and common language becomes unequal...portents and prodigies ought not to grow too common. If " you have, here and there, (much more rarely, however, than " others of great and not unmerited...
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The History of Scotland, During the Reigns of Queen Mary and of ..., Volume 1

William Robertson - Scotland - 1811
...something ought to be conceded to. the neccssi" ties which make ' ambition virtue.' But the allowances to B necessities ought not to grow into a practice. Those...portents " and prodigies ought not to grow too common. If you have, " here and there, (much more rarely, however, than others of " great and not unmerited...
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The History of Scotland, Volume 1

William Robertson - 1817
...the graces that are natural and " appropriate to our language. It is true that when the " exigence calls for auxiliaries of all sorts, and common " language becomes unequal to the demands ofextraor" dinary thoughts, something ought to be conceded to " the necessities which make ' ambition...
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The works of William Robertson, D.D. ...: To which is prefixed an ..., Volume 1

William Robertson, Alexander Stewart - History - 1818
...appeared some years ago. I do not find, however, that it has been ever called in question. " exigence calls for auxiliaries of all sorts, and common " language becomes unequal to the demands of extraojv " dinary thoughts, something ought to be conceded to the " necessities which make ' ambition...
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The history of Scotland, during the reigns of queen Mary and of king James ...

William Robertson, Dugald Stewart - 1821
...some years ago. I do not find, however, that it has been ever called in question. VOL. I. N " exigence calls for auxiliaries of all sorts, and common " language becomes unequal to the demands of extraor" dinary thoughts, something ought to be conceded to the " necessities which make ' ambition...
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The history of Scotland: during the reigns of Queen Mary and of ..., Volume 1

William Robertson - Scotland - 1822
..." the graces that are natural and appropriate to our language. It is true " that when the exigence calls for auxiliaries of all sorts, and common " language becomes unequal to the demands of extraordinary thourrhtst " something ought to be dinceded to the necessities which make ' ambi" tion virtue. ' But...
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Memoir of the life and character of ... Edmund Burke; with specimens of his ...

James Prior (sir.) - Philosophy - 1824
...to our language. It is true that when the exigence calls for auxiliaries of all sorts, and cornmon language becomes unequal to the demands of extraordinary...portents and prodigies ought not to grow too common. If you have here and there (much more rarely however than others of great and not unmerited fame) fallen...
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Memoir of the life and character of ... Edmund Burke; with specimens of his ...

James Prior (sir.) - Philosophy - 1826
...and of the graces that are natural and appropriate to our language. It is true that when the exigence calls for auxiliaries of all sorts, and common language...portents and prodigies ought not to grow too common. If you have here and there (much more rarely however than others of great and not unmerited fame) fallen...
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New elegant extracts: A unique selection ... from the most eminent prose and ...

Richard Alfred Davenport - History - 1827
...of the graces that are natural and appropriate to our language. It is true, that when the exigence calls for auxiliaries of all sorts, and common language...portents and prodigies ought not to grow too common. If you have here and there (much more rarely, however, than others of great and not unmerited fame),...
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