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" The other, was a scheme for entirely abolishing all words whatsoever: and this was urged as a great advantage in point of health as well as brevity. For, it is plain, that every word we speak is in some degree a diminution of our lungs by corrosion; and... "
The English Journal of Education: Specially Designed as a Medium of ... - Page 379
1843
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A voyage to Brobdingnag

Jonathan Swift - 1726 - 199 pages
...things imaginable are but Nouns, THE other was a Scheme for entirely abolifhing alt Words whatforever ; and this was urged as a great Advantage in point of...well as Brevity, For it is plain,, that every Word we fpeak is in fome Degree a Diminution of our Lungs by Corrofion, and confe-'$uently contributes to the...
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Travels Into Several Remote Nations of the World: In Four Parts. By Lemuel ...

Jonathan Swift - 1742 - 351 pages
...imaginable are but Nouns. The other Project was a Scheme for intirely abolifhing all Words whatfoever ; and this was urged as a great Advantage in Point of...well as Brevity. For it is plain, that every Word we fpeak is, in fome Degree, a Diminution of our Lungs by Corrofion ; and confequently contributes to...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift, Volume 3

Jonathan Swift - 1743
...was a Scheme for entirely abolifhing al) Words whatfoever : And this was urged as a great Advantag% in Point of Health as well as Brevity. For, it is plain, that every Word we fpeak is in fome Degree a Diminution of our Luhgs by Corrofion ; and confequently contributes to the...
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The Works of Dr. Jonathan Swift ...

Jonathan Swift - 1757
...was a fcheme for entirely abolifningt all words whatfoever; and this was urged as at great ad Tantage in point of health, as well as brevity. For it is plain, that every word we fpeak is in fome degree a diminution of our lungs by corrofion ; and confequently contributes to the...
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The Works ...: With the Author's Life and Character, Notes [etc ..., Volume 4

Jonathan Swift - English literature - 1761
...imaginable are bat «ouns - . The other project was a fcheme for eniirely abolifhing all word* wbatfoever ; and this was urged as a great advantage in point of...well as brevity. For it is plain, that every word we fpeak, is in fome degree a diIninution of our lungs by corrofion ; and confequemfy contributes to the...
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The Works of Dr. Jonathan Swift, Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin, Volume 2

Jonathan Swift - 1768
...imaginable are but nouns.. The other project was a fcheme for fn.tirely abolifhing all words whatfoever; and this was urged as a great advantage in point of...well as brevity. For it is plain, that every word we fpeak, is in feme degree a diminution of our lungs by eorrofion ; and confequently contributes to the...
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The Works of Dr Jonathan Swift, Dean of St Patrick's, Dublin. In Thirteen ...

Jonathan Swift - 1774
...imaginable are but nouns *. The other project was a fcheme for entirely abolifhing all words whatfoever ; and this was urged as a great advantage in point of...well as brevity. For it is plain, that every word we fpeak, is in fome degree a diminution of our lungs by cor.rofion ; and confequently contributes .to...
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D. ...: With Notes ..., Volume 9

Jonathan Swift - 1812
...nouns. The other project was, a scheme for entirely abolishing all words whatsoever ; aud this was uged as a great advantage in point of health, as well as...lungs by corrosion ; and consequently, contributes tot he shortening of our lives. An expedient was therefore ottered, " that since words are only names...
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Handbuch der englischen sprache und literature, Volume 1

H. Nolte - 1823
...verbs and participles, because in reality all things imaginable are but nouns. The other was a scheme for entirely abolishing all words whatsoever: and...brevity. For it is plain, that every word we speak is in sume degree a diminution of our lungs by corrosion, and consequently contributes to the shortning of...
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Gulliver's Travels Into Several Remote Nations of the World

Jonathan Swift - 1834 - 352 pages
...whatsoever; aud this WM urged as a great advantage in point of health, <u» 81 « GULLIVER'S TRAVELS »»n as brevity, For it is plain, that every word we speak is, m some degree, a diminution of oar lungs by corrosion ; and consequently contribute .0 toe shortening...
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