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" O, and terrible like the devil in a play. The Dutch manlike, but withal very harsh, as one ready at every word to pick a quarrel. Now we in borrowing from them, give the strength of consonants to the Italian, the full sound of words to the French... "
Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen - Page 461
1846
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The survey of Cornwall, and An epistle concerning the excellencies of the ...

Richard Carew, Pierre Desmaizeaux - Cornwall (England : County) - 1769 - 318 pages
...the Varietie of Terminations to the Spantfh, and the mollifying ot more Vowels to the Dutch ; and fo, like Bees, gather the Honey of their good Properties, and leave the Dregs to themfelvcs. And thus when fubftantialnefTe combineth with delightfullneffe, fullnefie with fincnefle,...
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The Edinburgh Review, Volume 36; Volume 70

English literature - 1840
...terminations to the Spanish ; ' and the mollifying of more vowels to the Dutch ; and so, like ' bees, we gather the honey of their good properties, and leave ' the dregs to themselves. And thus, when substantialnesse ' combineth with delightfulnesse, fulnesse with finenesse, seemli' nesse with portlinesse,...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 70

Sydney Smith, Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey, Macvey Napier, William Empson, Henry Reeve, Sir George Cornewall Lewis, Arthur Ralph Douglas Elliot (Hon.), Harold Cox - 1840
...strength of consonants lo the Italian; the full sound of words 'to the French; the variety of terminations to the Spanish; ' and the mollifying of more vowels to the Dutch ; and so, like ' bees, we gather the honey of their good properties, and leave 1 the dregs to themselves. And thus, when substanlialnesse...
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The Northern star, or, Yorkshire magazine, Volume 1

Arthur Jewitt - 1817
...give the strength of consolants to the Italian, the fall sou ml of words to the French, the varietie of termination« to the Spanish, and the mollifying...honey of their good properties, and leave the dregs to tbeoiMlvee. And thus when substaatialoess eombiaeth with delightfulness, 'illness with fineness, «eemlioess...
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A Dictionary of the Anglo-Saxon Language,: Containing the Accentuation - the ...

Joseph Bosworth - English language - 1838 - 721 pages
...terminations to the Spanish ; and the mollifying of more »owels to the Dutch ; and so, like bees, we gather the honey of their good properties, and leave the dregs to themselves. And thus, when substantialnesse combineth with delightfulnesse, fullnesse with fincnesse, seemlinesse with portlinesse,...
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The New-York Review, Volume 3

1838
...terminations to the Spanish ; and the mollifying of mere words to the Dutch : and so, like bees, we gather the honey of their good properties, and leave the dregs to themselves. And thus, when substantialnesse combineth with delightfulnesse, fullnesse, seemlinesse with portlinesse, and currentnesse...
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A Dictionary of the Anglo-Saxon Language: Containing the Accentuation - the ...

Joseph Bosworth - English language - 1838 - 721 pages
...of consonants to the Italian ; the full sound of words to the French ; the variety of terminations to the Spanish ; and the mollifying of more vowels to the Dutch ; and so, like bees, we gather the honey of their good properties, and leave the dregs to themselves. And thus, when substantialnesse...
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Anglo-Saxon Literature in England

John Petheram - English literature - 1840 - 180 pages
...of consonants to the Italian, the full sound of words to the French, the varieties of terminations to the Spanish, and the mollifying of more vowels...and so (like bees) gather the honey of their good qualities, and leave the dregs to themselves. How then can the language, which consisteth of all these,...
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The Museum of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 38

Robert Walsh, John Jay Smith - American periodicals - 1840
...strength of consonants to the Italian ; the full sound of words to the French; the variety of terminations to the Spanish; and the mollifying of more vowels to the Dutch ; and so, like bees, we gather the honey of their good properties, and leave the dregs to themselves. And thus, when substantial...
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An Historical Sketch of the Progress and Present State of Anglo-Saxon ...

John Petheram - English literature - 1840 - 186 pages
...full sound of words to the French, the varieties of terminations to the Spanish, and the mollify ing of more vowels to the Dutch, and so (like bees) gather the honey of their good qualities, and leave the dregs to themselves. How then can the language, which consisteth of all these,...
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