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" ... of our language, to hinder any words of a foreign coin from passing among us; and in particular to prohibit any French phrases from becoming current in this kingdom when those of our own stamp are altogether as valuable. "
An Essay Towards a Practical English Grammar: Describing the Genius and ... - Page 200
by James Greenwood - 1753 - 339 pages
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The Spectator, Volume 2

1729 - 354 pages
...I [or.' IHave often wilhed, that as in our Constitution there are lovcral Perrons whofe Bufinefs it is to watch over our Laws, our Liberties and Commerce,...certain Men might be fet apart, as Super-intendants of our Language, to hinder any Words of a Foreign Coin from pafling among us ; and in particular to...
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The Spectator, Volume 2

1729 - 342 pages
...fudenter. Hor. I Have often wifhed, that as in our Conftitution there are feveral Perfons whofe Bufinefs it is to watch over our Laws, our Liberties and Commerce, certain Men might be fetapart, as Super-intendants of our Language, to hinder any Words of a Foreign Coin from paflmg among...
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The Spectator, with Illustrative Notes: To which are Prefixed, the ..., Volume 3

1794 - 450 pages
...LANGUAGE. I HAVE often wished, that as in our Constitution there are several persons whose business is to watch over our laws, our liberties and commerce, certain men might be set apart as Superintendants of our Language> to hinder any words of a foreign coin from passing among...
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NL orphan barcodes on file at ReCAP

1804 - 412 pages
...No. 16$. I HAVE often wished, that, as in our constitution there are several persons whose biisiaess is to watch over our laws, our liberties, and commerce, certain men might be set apart as superintendajits of our language, to hinder any words of a foreign eoin from passing among...
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The Spectator

Joseph Addison, Richard Hurd - 1811 - 504 pages
...pudcrUcr. HoR. I HAVE often wished, that as in our constitution there are several persons whose business it is to watch over our laws, our liberties, and commerce, certain men might be set apart as superintendants of our language, to hinder any words of a foreign coin from passing among...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Volume 3

Joseph Addison - 1811 - 508 pages
...HOB. it I HAVE often wished, that as in our constitution there are several persons whose business it is to watch over our laws, our liberties, and commerce, certain men might be set apart as superintendants of our language, to hinder any words of a foreign coin from passing among...
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The British essayists; to which are prefixed prefaces by J ..., Volumes 14-26

British essayists - 1819 - 316 pages
...abuse. CREECH. I HAVE often wished, that as in our constitution there are several persons whose business is to watch over our laws, our liberties, and commerce, certain men might be set apart as superintendants of oiu language, to hinder any words of a foreign coin from passing among...
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The British Essayists: Spectator

James Ferguson - 1823 - 438 pages
...abuse. CREECH. I HAVE often wished, that as in our constitution there are several persons whose business is to watch over our laws, our liberties, and commerce, certain men might bo set apart as superintendaiHs of our language, to hinder any words of a foreign coin from passing...
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The Spectator: With Sketches of the Lives of the Authors, an Index ..., Volume 4

1824 - 292 pages
...abuse. CREECH. I HAVE often wished, that as in our constitution there are several persons whose business is to watch over our laws, our liberties and commerce, certain men might be set apart as superintendants of our language, to hinder any words of a foreign coin from passing among...
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The London Literary Gazette and Journal of Belles Lettres, Arts, Sciences, Etc

1829 - 860 pages
...have often wished," he says, " that as in our constitution there are several persons whose business is to watch over our laws, our liberties, and commerce, certain men might be set apart as superintendents of our language, to hinder any word of ะป foreign coin from passing among...
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