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'Tis obvious that we have admitted many [new words and phrases]: some of which we wanted, and therefore our Language is the richer for them: as it would be by importation of Bullion: others are rather Ornamental than Necessary; yet by their admission, the Language is become more courtly: and our thoughts are better drest. -John Dryden, 'Defence of the Epilogue', appended to The Conquest of Granada, 1672Receive quotations (and words) in our daily newsletter
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