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" From the authors which rose in the time of Elizabeth, a speech might be formed adequate to all the purposes of use and elegance. If the language of theology were extracted from Hooker and the translation of the Bible; the terms of natural knowledge from... "
The Atlantic Magazine - Page 450
1824
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Origins of the English People and the English Language

Jean Roemer - English language - 1888 - 714 pages
...that " from the authors who rose in the time of Elizabeth, a speech might be formed adequate to all purposes of use and elegance. If the language of theology were extracted from Hooker and the translators of the Bible, the terms of natural knowledge from Bacon, the phrases of policy, war, and...
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The Standard of Usage in English

Thomas R. Lounsbury - English language - 1908 - 336 pages
...and elegance might be formed from the authors who sprang up in the time of Elizabeth. "If," said he, "the language of theology were extracted from Hooker and the translation of the B^ble; the terms of natural knowledge from Bacon; the phrases of policy, war, and navigation from Raleigh;...
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Selections from the Works of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1909 - 562 pages
...boundary, beyond which I make few excursions. From the authors which rose in the time of Elizabeth, a speech might be formed adequate to all the purposes...the language of theology were extracted from Hooker 30 and the translation of the Bible; the terms of natural knowledge from Bacon ; the phrases of policy,...
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The Pageant of English Prose: Being Five Hundred Passages by Three Hundred ...

Robert Maynard Leonard - English literature - 1912 - 788 pages
...reference to the Elizabethan vocabulary : ' Prom the authors which arose in the time of Elizabeth, a speech might be formed adequate to all the purposes...; the phrases of policy, war, and navigation from Ralegh ; the dialect of poetry and fiction from Spenser and Sidney ; and the diction of common life...
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The Methodist Quarterly Review, Volume 21; Volume 43

Methodist Church - 1861 - 712 pages
...purposes of use and elegance. If the language of theology were extracted from Hooker and the translators of the Bible, the terms of natural knowledge from Bacon, the phrases of war, policy, and navigation from Raleigh, the dialect of poetry from Spenser and Sidney, and the diction...
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A Bibliography of Samuel Johnson

William Prideaux Courtney - 1915 - 206 pages
...excursions into the works of remoter writers. 'From the authours which rose in the time of Elizabeth, a speech might be formed adequate to all the purposes...; the phrases of policy, war, and navigation from Rakigh ; the dialect of poetry and fiction from Spenser and Sidney ; and the diction of common life...
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Oxford Historical and Literary Studies, Volume 4

Charles Harding Firth, Sir Walter Alexander Raleigh - English literature - 1915 - 228 pages
...writers. ' From the authours /which rose in the time of Elizabeth, a speech might be formed Inadequate to all the purposes of use and elegance. If the language...; the phrases of policy, war, and navigation from Haleigh ; the dialect of poetry and fiction from Spenser and Sidney ; and the diction of common life...
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Spenser: Selections

Edmund Spenser - 1923 - 238 pages
...over about a year or two ago. Samuel Johnson Preface to A Dictionary of the English Language, 1755 IF the language of theology were extracted from Hooker...knowledge from Bacon ; the phrases of policy, war, and 20 navigation from Raleigh ; the dialect of poetry and fiction from Spenser and Sidney ; and the diction...
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Johnson the Essayist, His Opinions on Men, Morals and Manners: A Study

Octavius Francis Christie - 1924 - 296 pages
...boundary, beyond which I make few excursions. From the authors which rose in the time of Elizabeth, a speech might be formed adequate to all the purposes of use and elegance." 2 He then mentions Hooker, Bacon, Raleigh, Spenser, Sidney and Shakespeare, as authors who between...
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Beiträge zur englischen Philologie, Issues 5-8

English philology - 1926 - 604 pages
..."Dictionary of the English Language," 1 755, Preface: "From the authors which rose in the time of Elizabeth, a speech might be formed adequate to all the purposes of use and elegante. If the language of theology were extracted from Hooker and the tnnsladon of the Bible, the...
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