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" Language most shewes a man: speake that I may see thee. It springs out of the most retired, and inmost parts of us, and is the Image of the Parent of it, the mind. No glasse renders a mans forme, or likenesse, so true as his speech. "
Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ... - Page 399
by George Burnett - 1813
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Sir Philip Sydney's Defense of Poetry: And Observations on Poetry and ...

Sir Philip Sidney - 1787 - 158 pages
...Language moft fliews a man : fpeak that I may fee thee. It fprings out of the moft retired, and inmoft parts of us, and is the image of the parent of it, the mind. No glafs renders a man's form, or likenefs, fo true as his fpeech. Nay, it is likened to a man ; and as...
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Specimens of English prose-writers, from the earliest times to the ..., Volume 2

George Burnett - 1807 - 528 pages
...Language most shews a man : speak, that I may see thee. It springs out of the most retired and inmost parts of us, and is the image of the parent of it, the mind. No glass renders u man's form or likeness so true, as his speech. Nay, it is likened to a man; and as we consider feature,...
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Observations on the opinions of several writers on various historical ...

Gavin Young - 1817 - 422 pages
...that I may see thee. It springs " out of the most retired and inmost parts of us, and is the image ol the " parent of it, the mind. No glass renders a man's form or likeness so " true as his speech."— Ben Johnson. " Language is the express image and .picture of human thoughts; " and from the picture...
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The Church of England Quarterly Review, Volume 5

1839 - 556 pages
...art, most shows a man : speak that I may see thee. It springs out of the most retired and innermost parts of us, and is the image of the parent of it...man's form or likeness so true as his speech — nay, he continues, it is likened to a man : and as we consider feature and composition in a man, so words...
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A Practical System of Rhetoric: Or, The Principles and Rules of Style ...

Samuel Phillips Newman - 1843 - 322 pages
...Language most shews a man ; speak, that I may see thee. It springs out of the most retired and inmost parts of us, and is the image of the parent of it,...consider feature and composition in a man, so words in languase ; in the greatness, aptness, sound, structure, and harmony of it. Some men are tall and biff...
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A Practical System of Rhetoric: Or, The Principles and Rules of Style ...

Samuel Phillips Newman - 1843 - 326 pages
...Language most shews a man ; speak, that I may see thee. It springs out of the most retired and inmost parts of us, and is the image of the parent of it,...his speech. Nay, it is likened to a man ; and as we aonsider feature and composition in a man, so words in language ; in the greatness, aptness, sound,...
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Cooper's Journal: Or, Unfettered Thinker and Plain Speaker for Truth ...

Thomas Cooper - 1850 - 494 pages
...Language most shews a man. Speak, that I may see thee. It springs out of the most retired and inmost parts of us, and is the image of the parent of it,...and as we consider feature and composition in a man, во words in language ; ш the greatness, aptness, sound, structure, and harmony of it. LOTE OF MONET....
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Cooper's Journal: Or, Unfettered Thinker and Plain Speaker for ..., Volume 1

Thomas Cooper - 1850 - 486 pages
...man. Speak, that I may see thee. It springs out of the most retired and inmost parts of us, and is tho image of the parent of it, the mind. No glass renders...as his speech. Nay, it is likened to a man ; and as wo consider feature and composition in a man, so words in language ; in the greatness, aptness, sound,...
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Cooper's Journal: Or, Unfettered Thinker and Plain Speaker for Truth ...

Thomas Cooper - 1850
...Language most shews a man. Speak, that I may see thee. It springs out of the most retired and inmost parts of us, and is the image of the parent of it, tho mind. No glass renders a man's form, or likeness, so true as his speech. Nay, it is likened to...
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Lectures on the English Language

George Perkins Marsh - 1860 - 718 pages
...Language most shows a man : speak that I may see thee ! It springs out of the most retired and inmost parts of us, and is the image of the parent of it, the mind. No glass renders a man's form and likeness so true as his speech." But there is much risk of error in the too extended application...
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