Gilbert Highet

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  • ''Language is a living thing. We can feel it changing. Parts of it become old: they drop off and are forgotten. New pieces bud out, spread into leaves, and become big branches, proliferating.''
    Gilbert Highet (1906-1978), Scottish-born biographer, critic, educator. Explorations: Changing Words, Oxford University Press (1971).
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