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" ... invented by some pretty fellows, such as Banter, Bamboozle, Country Put, and Kidney, as it is there applied; some of which are now struggling for the vogue, and others are in possession of it. I have done my utmost for some years past to stop the... "
The British essayists; with prefaces by A. Chalmers - Página 94
por British essayists - 1803
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The World's Best Essays, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time, Volumen9

David Josiah Brewer, Edward Archibald Allen, William Schuyler - 1900 - 4190 páginas
...others are in possession of it. I have done my utmost for some years past to stop the progress of mob and banter, but have been plainly borne down by numbers,...they were not in a different print, and therefore I need not disturb them. These are the false refinements in our style which you ought to correct: first,...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift ...

Jonathan Swift - 1900
...others are in possession of it. I have done my utmost for some years past to stop the progress of mobb and banter, but have been plainly borne down by numbers,...phrases scattered through the letter ; some of them 1 It is interesting to note that Swift, who insisted that the word "mob" should never be used for "...
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On the Study of Words

Richard Chenevix Trench - 1900 - 365 páginas
...done the utmost,' he there says, ' for some years past to stop the progress of "mob" and "banter" j but have been plainly borne down by numbers, and betrayed by those who promised to assist me.' * [This word has found its way into most European languages, see the New English Dictionary (sv).]...
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Parts of Speech: Essays on English

Brander Matthews - 1901 - 350 páginas
...certain of these intruders: "I have done my utmost for some years past to stop the progress of mob and banter, but have been plainly borne down by numbers...and betrayed by those who promised to assist me." Puttenham (or whoever it was that wrote the anonymous 'Arte of English Poesie,' published in 1589)...
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Words and Their Ways in English Speech: By James Bradstreet Greenough ...

James Bradstreet Greenough, George Lyman Kittredge - 1901 - 431 páginas
...possession of it.' 'I have done my utmost,' he adds, ' for some years past, to stop the progress of mobb and banter, but have been plainly borne down by numbers,...and betrayed by those who promised to assist me.' And finally he is worried by certain young clergymen who 'in their sermons use all the modern terms...
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Words and Their Ways in English Speech: By James Bradstreet Greenough ...

James Bradstreet Greenough, George Lyman Kittredge - 1901 - 431 páginas
...possession of it.' 'I have done my utmost,' he adds, ' for some years past, to stop the progress of mobb and banter, but have been plainly borne down by numbers,...and betrayed by those who promised to assist me.' And finally he is worried by certain young clergymen who 'in their sermons use all the modern terms...
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Parts of Speech: Essays on English

Brander Matthews - 1901 - 350 páginas
...these intruders: "1 have done my utmost for some years past to stop the progress of moh and hanter, but have been plainly borne down by numbers and betrayed by those who promised to assist me." Puttenham (or whoever it was that wrote the anonymous ' Arte of English Poesie,' published in 1589)...
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Crowned Masterpieces of Literature that Have Advanced Civilization ..., Volumen9

David Josiah Brewer - 1902
...others are in possession of it. I have done my utmost for some years past to stop the progress of mob and banter, but have been plainly borne down by numbers,...they were not in a different print, and therefore I need not disturb them. These are the false refinements in our style which you ought to correct: first,...
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The Prose Works of Jonathan Swift: Contributions to "The Tatler," "The ...

Jonathan Swift - 1902
...others are in possession of it. I have done my utmost for some years past to stop the progress of mobb and banter, but have been plainly borne down by numbers,...phrases scattered through the letter ; some of them 1 It is interesting to note that Swift, who insisted that the word " mob " should never be used for...
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Chambers's Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A History Critical and ...

Robert Chambers - 1902
...others are in possession of it. I have done my utmost for some years past to stop the progress of mob ill. The sincerity you profess and I am convinced...one free from a scrupulous observance of all those l "I them tolerable enough, till they were worn to rap by servile imitators. You might easily find them,...
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