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" I say it is cold, not, it makes cold; but the bible is rather translated into English words, than into English phrase. The Hebraisms are kept, and the phrase of that language is kept: as for example (he uncovered her shame), which is well enough, so long... "
Six Letters to Granville Sharp, Esq: Respecting His Remarks on the Uses of ... - Page 163
by Christopher Wordsworth - 1802 - 154 pages
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A History of the Bible as Literature: From antiquity to 1700

David Norton - 1993 - 436 pages
...Selden's ohservation from the middle of the sevenreemh cemury that the King James Bihle's language 'is well enough so long as scholars have to do with it, hut when it comes among the common people. Lord, what gear do they make of it' was to realise that...
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A History of the English Bible as Literature

David Norton - 2000 - 526 pages
...English phrase: the Hebraisms are kept and the phrase of that language is kept. As for example, 'he uncovered her shame', which is well enough so long...but when it comes among the common people, Lord what gear [mockery] do they make of it. (p. u) This is directly opposite to Tyndale's view of the natural...
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The Journal of English Studies, Volume 2

1913 - 234 pages
...words than into English phrase. The Hebraisms are kept, and the phrase of that language is kept : . . . which is well enough so long as scholars have to do...when it comes among the common people, Lord, what gear do they make of it."f It was with this authority behind him that HallamJ pronounced the Jacobean...
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Reconsiderations

Ernest Edward Kellett - 1928 - 296 pages
...it makes cold; but the Bible is rather translated into English words than into English phrase: — which is well enough so long as scholars have to do...when it comes among the common people, Lord, what gear do they make of it! What Selden is alluding to is such phraseology as "Holy of Holies," "Pharisee...
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