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No one lives in this room
without confronting the whiteness of the wall
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We have really everything in common with America nowadays, except, of course, language.
To suppose that "I know" is a descriptive phrase, is only one example of the descriptive fallacy, so common in philosophy. Even if ...
The common faults of American language are an ambition of effect, a want of simplicity, and a turgid abuse of terms.
The common behavior of mankind is the system of reference by means of which we interpret an unknown language.
But wise men pierce this rotten diction and fasten words again to visible things; so that picturesque language is at once a comman ...
Since I am upon this Subject, I must observe that our English Poets have succeeded much better in the Stile, than in the Sentiment ...
Every living language, like the perspiring bodies of living creatures, is in perpetual motion and alteration; some words go off, a ...
English grammar is so complex and confusing for the one very simple reason that its rules and terminology are based on Latin--a la ...
If we lived in a democratic state our language would have to hurtle, fly, curse, and sing, in all the common American names, all t ...
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