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" Such is the state of our language,' says Sheridan, a man certainly not prejudiced against his native tongue, ' that the darkest hieroglyphics, or most difficult ciphers that the art of man has hitherto invented, were not better calculated to conceal the... "
Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences - Página 29
por American Academy of Arts and Sciences - 1848
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The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volumen4

David Phineas Adams, Samuel Cooper Thacher - 1807
...were not better calculated to conceal the sentiments of those who used them from all who had not the key, than the state of our spelling is, to conceal the true pronunciation of our words from all except a few well educated natives.' With such impediments in the way of the learner,...
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A Practical Exposition of Phonography, Or, Writing by Sound: Being a ...

Keyes A. Bailey - 1848 - 98 páginas
...were not better calculated to conceal the sentiments of those who used them from all who had not the key, than the state of our spelling is to conceal the true pronunciation of words." Let any person who may regard this as an exaggerated assertion, attempt to write a name he has never...
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The Massachusetts Teacher, Volúmenes3-4

1850
...invented, were not better calculated to conceal the sentiments of those that used them from all that hal not a key, than the state of our spelling is to conceal...words from all except a few well educated natives." It is time that our language were free from this reproach, and we believe the present Reform will accomplish...
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The British Friend, Volumen8

1850
...were not better calculated to conceal the sentiments of those who used them, from all that had not the key, than the state of our spelling is, to conceal the true pronunciation of our words from all except a few well-educated natives. " — Sheridan. Whilst these works have accomplished...
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Documents Accompanying the Journal ...

Michigan. Legislature - 1853
...not better calculated to conceal the sentiments of those who use them, from all who do not have the key, than the state of our spelling is to conceal the true pronunciation of our words from all except a few well educated individuals." Although his remark oannot be fully endorsed,...
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The Hand-book of Standard Or American Phonography, Volumen1

Andrew Jackson Graham - 1858
...not better calculated to conceal the sentiments of those who use them, from all who do not have the key ,, than the state of our spelling is to conceal the true pronunciation of our words from all except a few well-educated individuals." It is said, in " Chambers' Papers for the...
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The English language spelled as pronounced, with enlarged ..., Volumen26

George Withers (advocate of spelling reform.) - 1874
...were not better calculated to conceal the sentiments of those who used them, from all who had not the key, than the state of our spelling is, to conceal the true pronunciation from all, except a few well-educated natives. Nay, our spelling is built upon so perverse a principle,...
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English Mechanic and World of Science: With which are ..., Volumen23

1878
...were not better calculated to conceal the sentiments of those who used them from all who had not the key, than the state of our spelling is to conceal the true pronunciation of onr words from all except a few welleducated natives." Walker, in the preface to his " Pronouncing...
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A plea for spelling reform, tracts, ed. by I. Pitman

Plea - 1878
...were not better calculated to conceal the sentiments of those who used them from all who had not the key, than the state of our spelling is to conceal the true pronunciation from all except a few well-educated natives.' And the complaint could be as well sustained now as it...
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A Plea for Spelling Reform

Sir Isaac Pitman - 1878 - 326 páginas
...were not better calculated to conceal the sentiments of those who used them from all who had not the key, than the state of our spelling is to conceal the true pronunciation from all except a few well-educated natives.' And the complaint could he as well sustained now as it...
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