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Human language appears to be a unique phenomenon, without significant analogue in the animal world.
Language has not the power to speak what love indites:
The Soul lies buried in the ink that writes.
The common faults of American language are an ambition of effect, a want of simplicity, and a turgid abuse of terms.
We are thus assisted by natural objects in the expression of particular meanings. But how great a language to convey such pepper-c ...
But wise men pierce this rotten diction and fasten words again to visible things; so that picturesque language is at once a comman ...
I ascribe a basic importance to the phenomenon of language.... To speak means to be in a position to use a certain syntax, to gras ...
Which I wish to remark--
And my language is plain--
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Man acts as though he were the shaper and master of language, while in fact language remains the master of man.
Every quotation contributes something to the stability or enlargement of the language.
It is impossible to dissociate language from science or science from language, because every natural science always involves three ...
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