Transactions of the Philological Society, Volume 4
Society, 1857 - Philology
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Page 4 - This work, in illustration of the biography of notable and eminent men who have been members of the University of Cambridge, comprehends notices of :— 1.
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Page 10 - But neither are these always inserted, because they are commonly to be understood without any danger of mistake, by consulting the verb. Obsolete words are admitted when they are found in authors not obsolete, or when they have any force or beauty that may deserve revival.
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