Principles of English Etymology: The foreign element

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Clarendon Press, 1891 - English language
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Page 253 - Save me from the lion's mouth ; thou hast heard me also from among the horns of the unicorns.
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Page 163 - That's an excellent word to begin withal ; as, for example, he or she said a thousand Sottises to me. Proceed. Phil. Figure : As, what a figure of a man is there ! Naive and naivete. Mel. Na'ive ! as how ? Phil. Speaking of a thing that was naturally said, it was so naive; or such an innocent piece of simplicity 'twas such a naivete.
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