Dissertation on the English Language

Dissertation on the English Language

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"[...]insinuations of this kind in almost every state in the union; and after personal observation, can affirm that they generally proceed from gross ignorance, or unpardonable prejudice. But it is very natural for men to think and say all these things of home, when they have little or no knowlege of any thing abroad. Convinced that a writer is apt to overlook his own mistakes, when they are very obvious to a reader, I have submitted these Dissertations to the criticism of good judges of the subject, with full liberty of altering, amending and expunging any part of the work; by which means several passages have been omitted and others corrected. Still there may be faults in the book; and as truth is the object of my enquiries, whenever the friendly critic shall point out any errors, either in fact or opinion, it will be my pride and pleasure to acknowlege and correct them. Many years experience has taught me that the public, when well[...]."show more

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  • Paperback | 244 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 13mm | 331g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 150755396X
  • 9781507553961

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