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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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Everyday English, Libro 2

Jean Sherwood Rankin - 1906
...flight, and cut off the rear. ... I have done my utmost for some years past to stop the progress of Mubb and Banter, but have been plainly borne down by numbers, and betrayed by those who promised to assist me. Sham, banter, mob, bubble, bully, cutting, shuffling, and palming, are among the words objected to...
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Chamber's Cyclopædia of English Literature, Volumen2

Robert Chambers - 1902
...years past to slop the progress of mob and banter, have been plainly borne down by numl>ers, and betray men experience call ; If wisdom's friend her best, if not, w orst foe. (From Tht certa choice phrases scattered through the letter ; some them tolerable enough, till they were worn...
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Everyday English: Language lessons for grammar grades

Jean Sherwood Rankin - 1903
...flight, and cut off the rear. ... 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, and betrayed by those who promised to assist me. Sham, banter, mob, bubble, bully, cutting, shuffling, and palming, are among the words objected to...
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Everyday English, Book 1 ...

Jean Sherwood Rankin - 1903
...and cut off the rear. . . . 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, and betrayed by those who promised to assist me. Sham, banter, mob, bubble, bully, cutting, shuffling, and palming, are among the words objected to...
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The Study of Words

Richard Chenevix Trench - 1904 - 320 páginas
...230. ' I have done the utmost,' he there says, ' for some years past to stop the progress of " mob " and " banter " ; but have been plainly borne down...and betrayed by those who promised to assist me.' 148 As in the c^^MrToAe/AOTnjSrjo-i'o-TpaTos of Eupolis; the oTrep/MiyopaioAEKi^oAaxaj/oTrSAis of Aristophanes....
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The Standard of Usage in English

Thomas Raynesford Lounsbury - 1908 - 309 páginas
...possession of it. "I have done my utmost," he added, "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." Of none of these did his opposition bring about then the disuse. Of two of the various words he specifically...
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Questions at Issue in Our English Speech

Edwin Winfield Bowen - 1909 - 154 páginas
..."I have done my utmost," he pathetically remarks, "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." Two years later Swift addressed a public letter to the Earl of Oxford, the Lord High Treasurer, deprecating...
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Jonathan Swift: Selections

Jonathan Swift - 1924 - 448 páginas
...and others are in possession of it. I have done my utmost for some years to stop the progress of mobb and banter, but have been plainly borne down by numbers,...through the letter; some of them tolerable enough, till they were worn to rags by servile imitators. You might easily find them, though they were not...
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Popular Science Monthly, Volumen68

1906
...I have done my utmost," he pathetically remarks, " 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." Two years later Swift addressed a public letter to the Earl of Oxford, the Lord High Treasurer, deprecating...
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From Old English to Standard English: A Course Book in Language Variation ...

Dennis Freeborn - 1998 - 479 páginas
...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,...through the Letter; some of them tolerable enough, till they were worn to Rags by servile Imitators. You might easily find them, though they were in a...
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