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" upon the established system, if an accidental custom may be so called, as a mass of anomalies, the growth of ignorance and chance, equally repugnant to good taste and to common sense. "
A History of Greece - Page xx
by Connop Thirlwall - 1845
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The history of Greece, Volume 1

Connop Thirlwall - Greece - 1860
...indulgence on this head. There is another point, on which, though of little importance, he wishes to 'uard against a misunderstanding to which he may have exposed...may be so called, as a mass of anomalies, the growth ef ignorance and chance, equally repugnant to good taste and to common sense. But he is aware that...
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The Cornhill Magazine, Volume 33

George Smith, William Makepeace Thackeray - England - 1876
...inveighed against our established system, if the result of custom and accident may be called system, as a mass of anomalies, the growth of ignorance and chance, equally repugnant to good taste and common sense. But notwithstanding the good bishop's tirades, the British public never never will be...
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The Wesleyan Sunday-school magazine [afterw.] The Wesleyan methodist Sunday ...

1867
...the established system [of orthography,] if an accidental system 188 DAY- SCHOOL AFFAIES AND WOEK. may be so called, as a mass of anomalies, the growth...ignorance and chance, equally repugnant to good taste and common sense." The chief alteration adopted by Bishop Thirlwall, in conjunction with Archdeacon Hare,...
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History of phonography. How it came about. Report of a phonetic ..., Volume 11

History - 1868
...condition of English spelling : I look upon the established system, if an accidental custom may be HO called, as a mass of anomalies, the growth of ignorance...equally repugnant to good taste and to common sense. But I am aware that the public clings to these anomalies with a tenacity proportioned to their absurdity,...
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On Early English Pronunciation: With Special Reference to ..., Volumes 2-3

English language - 1869
...of spelling words,' a system which has been described by high authority as ' an accidental custom, a mass of anomalies, the growth of ignorance and chance,...equally repugnant to good taste and to common sense.' 6. A simplification of the orthography would do more to give the people the ability to read with intelligence...
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On Early English Pronunciation, with Especial Reference to Shakspere and ...

Alexander John Ellis - English language - 1869
...of spelling words,' a system which has been described by high authority as ' an accidental custom, a mass of anomalies, the growth of ignorance and chance,...equally repugnant to good taste and to common sense.' 6. A simplification of the orthography would do more to give the people the ability to read with intelligence...
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On Early English Pronunciation, with Especial Reference to Shakespeare and ...

Alexander John Ellis - English language - 1869
...of spelling words,' a system which has been described by high authority as ' an accidental custom, a mass of anomalies, the growth of ignorance and chance,...equally repugnant to good taste and to common sense." 7. It is possible, by observing analogy and following precedent, without introducing any new letters...
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On Early English Pronunciation, with Especial Reference to Shakspere ..., Part 2

1869
...of spelling words,' a system which has been described by high authority as ' an accidental custom, a mass of anomalies, the growth of ignorance and chance,...equally repugnant to good taste and to common sense." thography so as to reduce the difficulties to a minimun, and to replace confusion and caprice by order...
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On Early English Pronunciation, with Especial Reference to ..., Issue 2; Issue 7

Alexander John Ellis - English language - 1869
...of spelling words,' a system which has been described by high authority as ' an accidental custom, a mass of anomalies, the growth of ignorance and chance, equally repugnant to good taste and to commun sense.' 6. A simplification of the orthography would do more to give the people the ability...
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A rhymed harmony of the Gospels, by F. Barham & I. Pitman

Francis Foster Barham - 1870 - 262 pages
...with what that great scholar the Bishop of St David's says of the common orthography : — " I look upon the established system, if an accidental custom...equally repugnant to good taste and to common sense. But I am aware that the public clings to these anomalies with a tenacity proportioned to their absurdity,...
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