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" It is your lordship's observation, that if it were not for the Bible and Common Prayer Book in the vulgar tongue, we should hardly be able to understand anything that was written among us a hundred years ago; which is certainly true, for those books,... "
The Works of D. Jonathan Swift: In Nine Volumes - Page 172
1752
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A Proposal for Correcting, Improving and Ascertaining the English Tongue: In ...

Jonathan Swift - English language - 1712 - 48 pages
...Obfervation, i> that if^were not for the Bills and Common Trayer Book in the vulgar Tongue, we fhould hardly be able to underftand any Thing that was written...common People. And I doubt whether the Alterations fince introduced, have added much to the Beauty or Strength of the English Tongue, though they have...
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The Works of J. S. ..

Jonathan Swift - 1735
...Obfervation, that if it were not for the Bible and Common- Prayer -Book in the vulgar Tongue, we fhould hardly be able to underftand any thing that was written among us an Hundred Year ago ; which js certainly true : For thofe Books being perpetualJy read in Churches, have proved...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift, Volume 1

Jonathan Swift - 1742
...Obfervation, that if it were not for the Bible and Common-Prayer -Book in the vulgar Tongue, we fhould hardly be able to underftand any Thing that was written among us an hundred Years ago; which is VOL. I. O certainly certainly true : For thofe Books being perpetually read in Churches, have proved...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift, D.D., Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin, Volume 3

Jonathan Swift, John Hawkesworth - 1754
...obfervation, that if it were not for the Bible and Common Prayer Book in the vulgar tongue, we mould hardly be able to underftand any thing, that was written...perpetually read in churches,, have proved a kind of ftandard for for language,efpecially to the common people. And I doubt, whether the alterations fince...
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British Education: Or, The Source of the Disorders of Great Britain. Being ...

Thomas Sheridan - Education - 1756 - 392 pages
...obfervation, that if it were * not for the bible and common-prayer-book in •* the vulgar tongue, we mould hardly be able to underftand any thing that was written...perpetually read in churches, have proved a kind of ftandard for language, eTpecially to the common people."' And this might be made a more certain, general,...
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The Works of Dr. Jonathan Swift ...

Jonathan Swift - 1757
...and Common Prayer Book in the vulgar tongue, we fhould hardly be able to underfland any thing, thatt was written among us an hundred years ago ; which...perpetually read in churches, have proved a kind of ftandard for language, efpecially to the common people. And \ doubt, whether the alterations fince...
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The Works ...: With the Author's Life and Character, Notes [etc ..., Volume 4

Jonathan Swift - English literature - 1761
...for the Bible and Common- Prayer Book in the vulgar tongue, we fhould hardly be able to underlland any thing that was written among us an hundred years...perpetually read in churches, have proved a kind of ftandard for language, el'pecu'ly to the common people. And I doubt, whether the alterations fince...
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The Works, Volume 3

Jonathan Swift, John Hawkesworth - English literature - 1765
...in the vulgar tongue, we fhould hardly be able to underftand any thing, that was written among tis an hundred years ago ; which is certainly true -....perpetually read in churches, have proved a kind of Aandard /or language, efpecially to the common peof le. And I doubt, whether the alterations fince...
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A Supplement to Dr. Swift's Works: Containing Miscellanies in Prose and Verse,

Jonathan Swift - 1765 - 428 pages
...able to underftand any thing, that was written among s an hundred years ago ; which is certainty true : for thofe books, being perpetually read in churches, have proved a kind of ftandard for language, efpecially to the common people. And I doubt, whether the alterations fmce introduced...
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The Works of Dr. Jonathan Swift, Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin, Volume 3

Jonathan Swift - 1768
...obfervation, that if it were not for the Bible and Common Prayer Book in the vulgar tongue, we fhould hardly be able to underftand any thing, that was written...hundred years ago ; which is certainly true : for tfoofe books being perpetually read in churches, have proved a kind of ftandard for for language, efpecially...
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