James Fenimore Cooper Quote

The common faults of American language are an ambition of effect, a want of simplicity, and a turgid abuse of terms.


On Language - The American Democrat (1838)

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The common faults of American language are an ambition of effect, a want of simplicity, and a turgid abuse of terms.

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The common faults of American language are an ambition of effect, a want of simplicity, and a turgid abuse of terms.

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The common faults of American language are an ambition of effect, a want of simplicity, and a turgid abuse of terms.

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The common faults of American language are an ambition of effect, a want of simplicity, and a turgid abuse of terms.