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Of the Orthographie and Congruitie of the Britan Tongue

A Treates, noe shorter than necessarie, for the Schooles

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Author: Alexander Hume
Published: 1617
Language: English
Wordcount: 18,726 / 61 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 64.9
LoC Category: P
Downloads: 503
Added to site: 2005.11.05 11816
Genre: Language

wrang, if the present will not rectius sapere. Heere my harte laggared on the hope of your Majesties judgement, quhom God hath indeued with light in a sorte supernatural, if the way might be found to draue your eie, set on high materes of state, to take a glim of a thing of so mean contemplation, and yet necessarie. Quhiles I stack in this claye, it pleased God to bring your Majestie hame to visit your aun Ida. Quher I hard that your Grace, in the disputes of al purposes quherwith, after the exemple of _th_e wyse in former ages, you use to season your moat, ne quid tibi temporis sine fructu fluat, fel sundrie tymes on this subject reproving your courteoures, quha on a new conceat of finnes sum tymes spilt (as they cal it) the king's language. Quhilk thing it is reported that your Majestie not onlie refuted with impregnable reasones, but alsoe fel on Barret's opinion that you wald cause the universities mak an Inglish gra_m_mar to repres the insolencies of sik green heades.



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