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" The vocabulary is the vocabulary of the common people. There is not an expression, if we except a few technical terms of theology, which would puzzle the rudest peasant. We have observed several pages which do not contain a single word of more than two... "
The Great Triumphs of Great Men - Page 197
edited by - 1875 - 624 pages
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The Congregational Magazine, Volume 15

Congregationalism - 1832 - 534 pages
...theology, which would puzzle the rudest peasant. We have observed several pages which do not contain a single word of more than two syllables. Yet no writer...homely dialect— the dialect of plain working men — is perfectly sufficient. There is no book in our literature on which we would so readily stake...
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Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1846 - 782 pages
...to •ay. For magnificence, for pathos, for vehement exhortation, for subtle disquisition, for erery ecause they are specimens of Walpole's manner. Everybody who reads his works with at plaiť workingmen, was perfectly sufficient Thert is no book in our literature on which we could so...
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 1

Half hours - 1847 - 614 pages
...theology, which would puzzle the rudest peasant. We have observed several pages which do not contain a single word of more than two syllables. Yet no writer...for subtle disquisition, for every purpose of th'e fact, the orator, and the divine, this homely dialect, the dialect of plain working men, was perfectly...
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The Riches of Bunyan

John Bunyan - 1850 - 500 pages
...theology, which would puzzle the rudest peasant. We have observed several pages which do not contain a single word of more than two syllables. Yet no writer...divine, this homely dialect, the dialect of plain working-men, was sufficient. There is no book in our literature on which we could BO readily stake...
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The Riches of Bunyan

John Bunyan - Theology - 1850 - 500 pages
...theology, which would puzzle the rudest peasant. We have observed several pages which do not contain a single word of more than two syllables. Yet no writer...divine, this homely dialect, the dialect of plain working-men, was sufficient. There is no book in our literature on which we could BO readily stake...
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The Riches of Bunyan

John Bunyan - Spiritual directors - 1850 - 500 pages
...theology, which would puzzle the rudest peasant. We have observed several pages which do not contain a single word of more than two syllables. Yet no writer...divine, this homely dialect, the dialect of plain working-men, was sufficient. There is no book in our literature on which we could so readily stake...
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English Literature of the Nineteenth Century ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1851 - 780 pages
...theology, which would puzzle the rudest peasant. We have observed several pages which do not contain a single word of more than two syllables. Yet no writer...divine, this homely dialect, the dialect of plain workingmen, was perfectly sufficient There is no book in our literature on which we could so readily...
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English Literature of the Nineteenth Century ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1851 - 768 pages
...thcology, which would puzzle the rudest peasant. We have observed several pages which do not" contain a single word of more than two syllables. Yet no writer has said more exactly what he meant to say. For magnificenee, for pathos, for vehement exhortation, for subtle disquisition, for every purpose of the...
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The Modern British Essayists: Macaulay, T.B. Essays

English essays - 1852 - 780 pages
...theology, which would puzzle the rudest peasant. We have observed several pages which do not contain rine touching the right of private judgment — that doctrine, which •rery purpose of the poet, the orator, and the divine, this homely dialect, the dialect of plain...
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Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1852 - 764 pages
...several pages which do not contain a single word uf more than two syllables. Yet no writer has ťaid more exactly what he meant to say. For magnificence,...vehement exhortation, for subtle disquisition, for erery purpose of the poet, the orator, and the divine, this homely dialect, the dialect of plain workingmen,...
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