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Johnson . encouragement for inquiry ; and strangers , " [ London , ] June 21 , 1757 . not knowing the language ... Burney had procured in Norfolk , he wrote nities of languages , to be farther informed the following answer : of the ...
sioned by too much indulgence of imaginaTalking of the origin of language ;- tion . I think a very moral use may be made Johnson : “ It must have come by inspi . of these new buildings : I would have those ration .
A very erroneous nction has circulated as position of Johnson , and pointed out its to Johnson's deficiency in the knowledge peculiarities with much acuteness ; and I of the Greek language , partly owing to the would recommend a careful ...
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