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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
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The History of the English Bible: Extending from Earliest Saxon Translations ...

Blackford Condit - Bible - 1882 - 469 pages
...understand any thing that was written among us a hundred years ago ; which is certainly true : for those books, being perpetually read in churches, have proved a kind of standard for language, especially to the common people."2 Only in the light of history can we understand this influence of...
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The Works, Volume 9

Jonathan Swift - 1883
...understand anything that was written among us a hundred years ago ; which is certainly true : for those books being perpetually read in churches, have proved a kind of standard for language, especially to the common people. And I doubt, whether the i alterations since introduced have added...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift: Containing Additional Letters, Tracts, and ...

Jonathan Swift, Sir Walter Scott - 1883
...understand anything that was written among us a hundred years ago ; which is certainly true : for those books being perpetually read in churches, have proved a kind of standard for language, especially to the common people. And I doubt, whether the alterations since introduced have added much...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift: Containing Additional Letters, Tracts ..., Volume 9

Jonathan Swift - 1883
...understand anything that was written among us a hundred years ago ; which is certainly true : for those books being perpetually read in churches, have proved a kind of standard for language, especially to the common people. And I doubt, whether the alterations since introduced have added much...
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Selections from the Prose Writings of Jonathan Swift

Jonathan Swift, Stanley Lane-Poole - 1884 - 284 pages
...understand anything that was written among us a hundred years ago ; which is certainly true : for those books, being perpetually read in churches, have proved a kind of standard for language, especially to the common people. And I doubt whether the alterations since introduced have added much...
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Selections from the Prose Writings of Jonathan Swift

Jonathan Swift, Stanley Lane-Poole - 1884 - 284 pages
...understand anything that was written among us a hundred years ago ; which is certainly true : for those books, being perpetually read in churches, have proved a kind of standard for language, especially to the common people. And I doubt whether the alterations since introduced have added much...
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The Prose Works of Jonathan Swift: Literary essays

Jonathan Swift - 1907
...understand anything that was written among us a hundred years ago ; which is certainly true ; for those books being perpetually read in churches, have proved a kind of standard for language, especially to the common people. And I doubt, whether the alterations since introduced have added much...
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Readings in English Prose of the Eighteenth Century

Raymond Macdonald Alden - English prose literature - 1911 - 724 pages
...understand anything that was written among us a hundred years ago; which is certainly true, for those books, being perpetually read in churches, have proved a kind of standard for language, especially to the common people. And I doubt whether the alterations since introduced have added much...
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Readings in English Prose of the Eighteenth Century

Raymond Macdonald Alden - English prose literature - 1911 - 724 pages
...understand anything that was written among us a hundred years ago; which is certainly true, for those books, being perpetually read in churches, have proved a kind of standard for language, especially to the common people. And I doubt whether the alterations since introduced have added much...
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Jonathan Swift: Selections

Jonathan Swift - 1924 - 448 pages
...understand anything that was written among us a hundred years ago; which is certainly true; for those books being perpetually read in churches, have proved a kind of standard for language, especially to the common people. And I doubt, whether the alterations since introduced have added much...
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