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" I have laboured to refine our language to grammatical purity, and to clear it from colloquial barbarisms, licentious idioms, and irregular combinations. Something, perhaps, I have added to the elegance of its construction, and something to the harmony... "
Essays, biographical, critical, and historical: illustrative of the Rambler ... - Page 254
by Nathan Drake - 1809
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 22

Great Britain - 1907
...final fentence of mankind, I have arieaft endeavoured to'deferve their kindneis ; I have labout- . ed to refine our language to grammatical purity, and to clear it from colloquial barbirifms, licentious idioms, and irre guiar' combinations. Something, perChaps, I have added to the...
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The Scots Magazine, Volume 14

James Boswell - English literature - 1752
...laboured to refine our language to grammatical purity, and to clear it Irom colloquial b-irbarifms, licentious idioms, and irregular combinations. Something, perhaps, I have added to the elegance of its conrtruction, and fomething to the harmony of its cadence. When common words were lefs pleafing to...
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The Rambler [by S. Johnson and others].

1752
...the final fentence of mankind, I have at leaft endeavoured to deferve their kindnefs. I have laboured to refine our language to grammatical purity, and to clear it from colloquial barbarifms, licentious idioms, and irregular combinations. Something, perhaps, I have added to the...
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Lexiphanes: A Dialogue. Imitated from Lucian, and Suited to the Present ...

Archibald Campbell - English language - 1774 - 185 pages
...repercuffions of communicated pleafures. But whatever fhall be the final fentence of mankind, I have laboured to refine our language to grammatical purity, and to clear it from colloquial barbarifms, licentious idioms, andinegular combinations. Something I have added to the elegance of...
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Lexiphanes: A Dialogue : Imitated from Lucian, and Suited to the Present ...

Archibald Campbell - English language - 1783 - 185 pages
...repercuffions of communicated pleafures. But whatever fhall be the final fentence of mankind, I have laboured to refine our language to grammatical purity, and to clear it from colloquial barbarifrr.s, licentious idioms, and irregular combinations. Something I have added to the elegance...
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British Classics

Edward Francis Burney, Richard Corbould - 1785
...the final fentence of mankind, I have at lead emkavouicJ to deibrve their kindnefs. I have laboured to refine our language to grammatical purity, and to clear it from colloquial barbarifms, licentious idioms, and irregular combinations. Something, perhaps, I have added to the...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D

Samuel Johnson, Sir John Hawkins - 1787
...laboured to refine our language to grammati-x cal purity, and to clear it from colloquial barbarifms, licentious idioms, and irregular combinations. Something, perhaps, I have added to the elegance of its conftruction, and fomething to the harmony of its cadence. When common words were lefs pleafing to...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson, Sir John Hawkins - English literature - 1787
...he, ' to c refine our language to grammar and purity, and ' to clear it from colloquial barbarifins, licentious ' idioms, and irregular combinations. Something ' perhaps I have added to the elegance of its con' flrudtion, and fomething to the harmony of its c cadence. When common words were lefs pleafmg...
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The New annual register, or General repository of history, politics, and ...

1787
...laboured to refine our language to Árammatiol purity, aud to clear it from colloquial barbnrifmf, licentious idioms, and irregular combinations. Something perhaps, I have added to the elegance of its conftruO-tion, and fomething to the harmony of its cadence." Wharever may be the faults of his flyle,...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Sir John Hawkins - Authors, English - 1787 - 605 pages
...refine our language to grammar and purity, and f to clear it from colloquial barbarifms, licentious c idioms, and irregular combinations. Something ' perhaps I have added to the elegance of its conc ftruction, and fomething to the harmony of its ' cadence. When common words were lefs pleafing...
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