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If someday I make a dictionary of definitions wanting single words to head them, a cherished entry will be "To abridge, expand, or ...
A tattered copy of Johnson's large Dictionary was a great delight to me, on account of the specimens of English versifications whi ...
When women can support themselves, have entry to all the trades and professions, with a house of their own over their heads and a ...
Lexicographer: a writer of dictionaries, a harmless drudge, that busies himself in tracing the original, and detailing the signifi ...
Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
A very simple and useful device is to have a memorandum-book, so small that it can be easily carried in the pocket, to be used ins ...
Now a Jew, in the dictionary, is one who is descended from the ancient tribes of Judea, or one who is regarded as descended from t ...
The struggle of literature is in fact a struggle to escape from the confines of language; it stretches out from the utmost limits ...
And let a scholar all earth's volumes carry,
He will be but a walking dictionary:
A mere articulate clock.
In the labyrinth of a difficult text, we find unmarked forks in the path, detours, blind alleys, loops that deliver us back to our ...
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