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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... "
Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous - Page 133
by Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1846 - 758 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
...plain working men — was perfectly sufficient. There is no book in our literature on which we would so readily stake the fame of the old unpolluted English...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
...plain working men — is perfectly sufficient. There is no book in our literature on which we would so readily stake the fame of the old unpolluted English...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 Biblical Repertory and Princeton Review, Volume 12

Charles Hodge - Bible - 1840
...of plain working men, was perfectly sufficient. There is no book in our literature on which we would so readily stake the fame of the old unpolluted English...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
...imaginations become the personal recollections of his reader. There is no other hook on which we would so readily stake the fame of the old unpolluted English...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 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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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 1

Half hours - 1847
...perfectly 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...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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The Biblical Repository and Classical Review

Religion - 1849
...of plain working men, was perfectly sufficient. There is no book in our literature on which we would so readily stake the fame of the old unpolluted English...is in its own proper wealth, and how little it has improved by all that it has borrowed." And again, " Though there were many clever men in England during...
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The Biblical Repository and Classical Review

Theology - 1849
...of plain working men, was perfectly sufficient. There is no book in our literature on which we would so readily stake the fame of the old unpolluted English...is in its own proper wealth, and how little it has improved by all that it has borrowed." And again, "Though there were many clever men in England during...
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The Biblical repositor (and quarterly observer) [afterw.] The ..., Volume 5

Edward Robinson - 1849
...of plain working men. was perfectly sufficient. There is no book in our literature on which we would so readily stake the fame of the old unpolluted English...is in its own proper wealth, and how little it has improved by all that it has borrowed." And again, "Though there were many clever men in England during...
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The Riches of Bunyan

John Bunyan - 1850 - 488 pages
...orator, and the divine, this homely dialect, the dialect of plain working-men, was sufficient. There is no book in our literature on which we could so...it has been improved by all that it has borrowed. T- B- Macanlay— Essays. To the names of Baxter and Howe must be added the name of a man far below...
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