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" I would by no means give ladies the trouble of advising us in the reformation of our language, yet I cannot help thinking that, since they have been left out of all meetings, except parties at play or where worse designs are carried on, our conversation... "
The Works of D. Jonathan Swift: In Nine Volumes - Page 171
1752
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A Proposal for Correcting, Improving and Ascertaining the English Tongue: In ...

Jonathan Swift - English language - 1712 - 48 pages
...of our Language; yet I cafmot help thinking, that fince they have been left out of 'all Meet* ings,, except- Parties at Play, or where worfe Defigns are carried on, our .Oonverfatiort hath very much degenerated. . -' . • * T • • i. V-A4 •*•*.• * * -v* •...
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The Works of J. S. ..

Jonathan Swift - 1735
...abounding m Vowels and Liquids. Now, although I would by no Means give Ladies the Trouble of advifing us in the Reformation of our Language ; yet I cannot help thinking, that fince they have been left put of all Meetings, except Parties at Play, or where worfe Defigns are carried on, our Converfation...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift, Volume 1

Jonathan Swift - 1742
...abounding in Vowels and Liquids. Now, although I would by no Means give Ladies the Trouble of advifing us in the Reformation of our Language ; yet I cannot help thinking, that fince they have been left due of all Meetings, except Parties at Play, or where worfe Defigns are carried on, our Converfation...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift, D.D., Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin, Volume 3

Jonathan Swift, John Hawkesworth - 1754
...abounding in vowels and liquids. Now, though I would by no means give ladies the trouble of advifing us in the reformation of our language, yet I cannot...left out of all meetings, except parties at play, of where worfe defigns are carried on, our converfation hath very much degenerated. In order to reform...
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THE MONTHLY REVIEW OR LITERARY JOURNAL VOL. XII\

SERVERAL HANDS - 1755
...Treafurer Oxford. *' Since the women," faith he, " have been left out of afl " meetings, except parties of play, or where worfe defigns " are carried on, our converfation hath very much degene" rated *." But in the character of a tete a tele companion, according to the beft judgment that...
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The Works of Dr. Jonathan Swift ...

Jonathan Swift - 1757
...abounding in vowels and liquids. Now, tho' I would by no means give ladies the trouble of advifing us in the reformation of our language, yet I cannot...carried on, our converfation hath very much degenerated. THE perfons who are to undertake this work will have the example of the French before them to imitate,...
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The Works of Dr. Jonathan Swift ...

Jonathan Swift - 1757
...pleafed when fome of the company were ladies. And in a letter to Lord Oxford, he fays, " Since women have been left out of all " meetings, except parties at play, or where worfe de" figns are carried on, our converfation has very much " degenerated-)-.'" And in this inftance,...
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The Works ...: With the Author's Life and Character, Notes [etc ..., Volume 4

Jonathan Swift - English literature - 1761
...trouble of aJviling us in the reformation of our language, yet I canno' help thinking, th.it iir.ce they have been left out of all meetings, except parties at play, or where worle dciigns are carried on, our converlation hath very much degenerated. In order lo reform our language,...
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The Works ...: With the Author's Life and Character, Notes [etc ..., Volume 1

Jonathan Swift - English literature - 1761
...pleafed when fome of the company were ladies. And in a letter to Lord Oxford, he fays, " Since women have been left out of all " meetings, except parties at play, or where worfe de" figns are carried on, our converfation has very much " degenerated f. " And in this inftance, his...
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A Supplement to Dr. Swift's Works: Containing Miscellanies in Prose and Verse,

Jonathan Swift - 1765 - 428 pages
...abounding in vowels and liquids. Now, though I would by no means give ladies the trouble of advifing us in the reformation of our language, yet I cannot...conceive, my lord, that a free judicious choice mould fye made of /uch peifuiu, as are generally allowed lowed to be beft qualified for fuch a work, without...
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