James Fenimore Cooper Quote

Many words are in a state of mutation, the pronunciation being unsettled even in the best society, a result that must often arise where language is as variable and undetermined as the English.


On Language - The American Democrat (1838)

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Many words are in a state of mutation, the pronunciation being unsettled even in the best society, a result that must often arise where language is...

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Many words are in a state of mutation, the pronunciation being unsettled even in the best society, a result that must often arise where language is...

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Many words are in a state of mutation, the pronunciation being unsettled even in the best society, a result that must often arise where language is...

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Many words are in a state of mutation, the pronunciation being unsettled even in the best society, a result that must often arise where language is...