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" There is no book in our literature on which we would so readily stake the fame of the old unpolluted English language , no book which shows so well how rich that language is in its own proper wealth, and how little it has been improved by all that it... "
Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay: With Indexes. Authors, 544 ... - Page 86
by Samuel Austin Allibone - 1880 - 752 pages
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 54

Sydney Smith, Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey, Macvey Napier, William Empson, Henry Reeve, Sir George Cornewall Lewis, Arthur Ralph Douglas Elliot (Hon.), Harold Cox - 1831
...There is no book in our literature on which we would so readily stake the fame of the old unpolluted English language — no book which shows so well how...is in its own proper wealth, and how little it has heen improved by all that it has borrowed. Cowper said, forty or fifty years ago, that he dared not...
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The Congregational Magazine, Volume 15

Congregationalism - 1832
...There is no book in our literature on which we would so readily stake the fame of the old unpolluted English language — no book which shows so well how...it has been improved by all that it has borrowed." * When we have heard a minister telling his hearers to take a retrospect * Edinburgh Beview. of their...
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The baptist Magazine

1832
...which we would so readily stake the fame of the old unpolluted English language — no book which shews so well how rich that language is in its own proper...sneer. To our refined forefathers, we suppose, Lord Roscommon s Essay on Translated Verse, and the Duke of Buckinghamshire's Essay on Poetry, appeared...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 1

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English essays - 1840
...There is no book in our literature on which we would so readily stake the fame of the old unpolluted English language ; no book which shows so well how...Roscommon's Essay on Translated Verse, and the Duke of Buckinghamshire's Essay on Poetry, appeared to be compositions infinitely superior to the allegory...
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The Biblical Repertory and Princeton Review, Volume 12

Charles Hodge - Bible - 1840
...There is no book in our literature on which we would so readily stake the fame of the old unpolluted English language; no book which shows so well how...it has been improved by all that it has borrowed." In speaking of Southey, whose principles are not agreeable to Mr. Macaulay, he says, alluding to the...
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The Children's magazine [afterw.] The Children's magazine and missionary ...

Joseph Foulkes Winks
...his reader. There is no other hook on which we would so readily stake the fame of the old unpolluted English language — no book which shows so well how...is in its own proper wealth, and how little it has heen improved by all that it has borrowed. Fifty or sixty years ago, Cowper said that he dared not...
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The New Englander, Volume 1

Criticism - 1843
...which we could so readily stake the fame of the old unpolluted English language, no book which shows ao well how rich that language is in its own proper wealth,...it has been improved by all that it has borrowed." No : our own " well of English undefiled" is enough for our wants, and to display under such circumstances...
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The Methodist new connexion magazine and evangelical repository, Volume 82

1879
...There is no book in our literature on which we would so readily stake the fame of the old uupolluted English language, no book which shows so well how...it has been improved by all that it has borrowed." It is well known that Dr. Johnson had a great aversion to reading books through, and that he seldom...
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Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1846 - 758 pages
...Thert is no book in our literature on which we could so readily stake the fame of the old unpolluted t in their prime before the Restoration ; as if the...like each other as eggs to eggs, who look out from Buckinghamshire's Essay on Poetry, appeared to be compositions infinitely superior to the alle gory...
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 1

Half hours - 1847
...sufficient. There is no book in our literature on which we would so readily stake the fame of the unpolluted English language, no book which shows so well how...dared not name John Bunyan in his verse, for fear of raising a sneer. To our refined forefathers, we suppose, Lord Roscommon's ' Essay on Translated Verse,'...
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