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English grammar is so complex and confusing for the one very simple reason that its rules and terminology are based on Latin--a la ...
One thing is plain for all men of common sense and common conscience, that here, here in America, is the home of man. After all th ...
Since I am upon this Subject, I must observe that our English Poets have succeeded much better in the Stile, than in the Sentiment ...
Look at your [English] ladies of quality--are they not forever parting with their husbands--forfeiting their reputations--and is t ...
There is the fear, common to all English-only speakers, that the chief purpose of foreign languages is to make fun of us. Otherwis ...
Americans share with the English that conscientious befuddlement, that sanguine, profitable naivete, which has let the English mak ...
But it was alway yet the trick of our English nation, if they
have a good thing, to make it too common.
A heavy sentence, my most sovereign liege,
And all unlooked-for from Your Highness' mouth.
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The moment the very name of Ireland is mentioned, the English seem to bid adieu to common feeling, common prudence, and common sen ...
It was evident that they had not advanced since the settlement of the country, that they were quite behind the age, and fairly rep ...
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