Proceedings, American Philosophical Society (vol. 97, no. 5)

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Pagina 473 - Colonies, the members of the Philosophical Society, partaking with their countrymen in the distress, and labours brought upon their country, were obliged to discontinue their meetings for some months, until a mode of opposition to the said Acts of Parliament was established, which they hope will restore the former harmony, and maintain a perpetual union between Great Britain and the American Colonies.
Pagina 572 - I, continually impelled by a restless spirit of curiosity, in pursuit of new productions of nature, my chief happiness consisted in tracing and admiring the infinite power, majesty, and perfection of the great Almighty Creator, and in the contemplation, that through divine aid and permission, I might be instrumental in discovering, and introducing into my native country, some original productions of nature, which might become useful to society.
Pagina 643 - the lexicon is really an appendix of the grammar, a list of basic irregularities', whereas a grammar was treated as 'the meaningful arrangement of forms of a language
Pagina 602 - Civilization of the Indian Natives ; or, A Brief View of the Friendly Conduct of William Penn towards them, in the early Settlement of Pennsylvania...
Pagina 642 - If we insist on this distinction, we may say that any form which a speaker can utter without having heard it, is regular in its immediate constitution and embodies regular functions of its constituents, and any form which a speaker can utter only after he has heard it from other speakers, is irregular. Strictly speaking, then, every morpheme of a language...
Pagina 505 - Jeune, j'aimai : ce temps de mon bel âge, Ce temps si court, l'amour seul le remplit. Quand j'atteignis la saison d'être sage, Encor j'aimai, la raison me le dit. Me Toilà vieux, et le plaisir s'envole ; Mais le bonheur ne me quitte aujourd'hui, Car j'aime encore, et l'amour me console: Rien n'aurait pu me consoler de lui.
Pagina 483 - This committee will become a depository for many original MS., many loose sheets of no use by themselves and in the hands of the...
Pagina 643 - ... utter only after he has heard it from other speakers, is irregular. Strictly speaking, then, every morpheme of a language is an irregularity, since the speaker can use it only after hearing it used, and the reader of a linguistic description can know of its existence only if it is listed for him. The lexicon is really an appendix of the grammar, a list of basic irregularities. This is all the more evident if meanings are taken into consideration, since the meaning of each morpheme belongs to...
Pagina 514 - Quel agrément de pouvoir vivre avec des hommes de tous les états, de toutes les provinces, de toutes les nations, et de réunir, en un point, tous les rayons de lumière épars dans cette multitude, qui renferme en son sein toutes les connaissances, tous les sentiments, et tous les talents du monde!
Pagina 495 - Desforges-Maillard1, une femme vraiment femme, & femme dans toute la force du terme, vous prie de lire les pièces renfermées sous cette enveloppe; elle fait des vers parce qu'il faut faire quelque...

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