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... word-sniffing ... is an addiction, like glue--or snow--sniffing in a somewhat less destructive way, physically if not economic ...
A tattered copy of Johnson's large Dictionary was a great delight to me, on account of the specimens of English versifications whi ...
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.
Webster was much possessed by death
And saw the skull beneath the skin;
The eyes of men converse as much as their tongues, with the advantage that the ocular dialect needs no dictionary, but is understo ...
This clinches the bargain;
Sails out of the bay;
Gets the vote in the senate,
Spite of Webster and Clay.
Life is our dictionary.
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