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As debate is rare in the House of Representatives, since nearly all real business is done in the committees, it is very natural th ...
What's this, Aurora Leigh,
You write so of the poets and not laugh?
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The most striking aspect of linguistic competence is what we may call the 'creativity of language,' that is, the speaker's ability ...
There can be no more ancient and traditional American value than ignorance. English-only speakers brought it with them to this cou ...
There is the fear, common to all English-only speakers, that the chief purpose of foreign languages is to make fun of us. Otherwis ...
All the great speakers were bad speakers at first. Stumping it through England for seven years made Cobden a consummate debater. S ...
The problems of society will also be the problems of the predominant language of that society. It is the carrier of its perception ...
Language is simply alive, like an organism. We all tell each other this, in fact, when we speak of living languages, and I think w ...
It is remarkable that almost all speakers and writers feel it to be incumbent on them, sooner or later, to prove or acknowledge th ...
I lately attended a meeting of the citizens of Concord, expecting, as one among many, to speak on the subject of slavery in Massac ...
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