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" If you look upon the language spoken in the Saxon time, and the language spoken now, you will find the difference to be just as if a man had a cloak that he wore plain in queen Elizabeth's days, and since, here has put in a piece of red, and there a piece... "
Table Talk: Being the Discourses - Page 74
by John Selden - 1786 - 163 pages
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The Library of the Old English Prose Writers ...: Sir Philip Sidney's ...

1831
...language spoken in the Saxon time, and the language spoken now, you will find the difference to be just as if a man had a cloak that he wore plain in queen Elizabeth's...blue, and here a piece of green, and there a piece of orange tawny. We borrow words from the French, Italian, Latin, as every pedantic man pleases. 4. We...
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The anniversary calendar, natal book, and universal mirror, Volume 2

Anniversary calendar - 1832
...be just 339. as if a man had a cloak that he Sts. Narses, Bishnp in Persia, and Companions, Martyrs, wore plain in Queen Elizabeth's days, and since, here has put in 343. a piece of red, and here a piece of green, and there a piece of How great was the Union which...
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The Monthly magazine, Volume 30

Monthly literary register - 1810
...Eliza. In ili'.-. days; and since, here has put in a piece of red, arid there a piece of blue, ami here a piece of green, and there a piece of orange-tawny. We borrow wofdc from the French, Dalian, Latin, •s every pedanlick man pleases. •14. "We have more <irrt->...
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The table-talk of John Selden, with a biogr. preface and notes by S.W. Singer

John Selden - 1847
...fpoken in the Saxon Time, and the Language fpoken now, you will find the Difference to be, juft as if a Man had a Cloak that he wore plain in Queen //_ zabetKs Days, and fince, here has put in a piece of Red, and there a piece of Blue, and here...
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Laconics: Or the Best Words of the Best Authors ...

John Timbs - 1856
...the language spoken now, you will find the difference to be just as if a man had a cloak that he wore in queen Elizabeth's days, and since, here has put in a piece of red, and here a piece of green, and here a piece of orange tawny. We borrow words from the French, Italian,...
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Collections of the Maine Historical Society, Volume 5

Maine Historical Society - 1857
...language spoken in the Saxon time, and the language spoken now, you will find the difference to be just as if a man had a cloak that he wore plain in Queen Elizabeth's...orange-tawny. We borrow words from the French, Italian and Latin, as every pedantic man pleases." Again he quaintly says, " Words must be fitted to a man's...
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Collections of the Maine Historical Society, Volume 5

Maine Historical Society - 1857
...language spoken in the Saxon time, and the language spoken now, you will find the difference to be just as if a man had a cloak that he wore plain in Queen Elizabeth's...orange-tawny. We borrow words from the French, Italian and Latin, as every pedantic man pleases." Again he quaintly says, " Words must be fitted to a man's...
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Collections of the Maine Historical Society

JOHN CHAMBERLAIN - 1890
...language spoken in the Saxon time, and the language spoken now, you will find the difference to be just as if a man had a cloak that he wore plain in Queen Elizabeth's...piece of blue, and here a piece of green, and there apiece of orange-tawny. We borrow words from the French, Italian and Latin, as every pedantic man pleases."...
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Collections of the Maine Historical Society. [1st Ser.̈, Volume 5

Maine Historical Society - 1857
...language spoken in the Saxon time, and the language spoken now, you will find the difference to be just as if a man had a cloak that he wore plain in Queen Elizabeth's...piece of blue, and here a piece of green, and there apiece of orange-lawny. We borrow words from the French, Italian and Latin, as every pedantic man pleases."...
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Table-talk, 1689

John Selden - 1868 - 120 pages
...fpoken in the Saxon time, and the Language fpoken now, you will find the difference to be juft, as if a man had a Cloak that he wore plain in Queen Elizabeth's days, and fmce, here has put in a piece of Red, and there a piece of Blew, and here a piece of Green, and there...
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