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  • Thus they continued in such error, blindness, decrees, sophisms, superstitions; idle ceremonies and traditions were the sum of their new-coined holiness and religion, and by these knaveries and stratagems they were able to involve multitudes, to deceive the most sanctified souls, and, if it were possible, the very elect.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Yet even when with new-coined phrase we trace Those shapes of splendor that equations fill" Or when some Rhysling sees what now we miss" Even then will the balladry of space Resound with Old Olympian echoes still And ghost-gods walk in each Ephemeris.

    The Unicorn Trade

  • Useful specially new-coined word for an illegitimate child (in order to distinguish it from soneone who merely carves you up on the motorway, etc.)

    The Meaning of Liff

  • Somewhere in the back of his mind, Holger recorded the fact for future use that the clich's of his world seemed to pass for new-coined wit here.

    Three Hearts and Three Lions

  • The moon soon shone forth, and Hansel, taking his sister's hand, followed the pebbles, which glittered like new-coined silver pieces, and showed them the path.

    Favorite Fairy Tales

  • _Purity_ of language consists in the use of such words and such constructions as belong to the language which we speak, in opposition to words and phrases belonging to other languages, or which are obsolete or new-coined, or employed without proper authority.

    English Grammar in Familiar Lectures

  • The reviewer notes, often with generous quotations, the more noticeable, direct imitations from Sterne, the conversation of the emotions, the nettle-plucking at the grave, the eccentric orthography and the new-coined words.

    Laurence Sterne in Germany A Contribution to the Study of the Literary Relations of England and Germany in the Eighteenth Century

  • The moon shone forth, and Hansel, taking his sister's hand, followed the pebbles, which glittered like new-coined silver pieces, and showed them the way.

    My Book of Favorite Fairy Tales

  • The middle-way men, (that profess to go between the authoritative presbyterial, and the rigid Brownistical way,) seeing these and such like absurdities, upon which the Brownists inevitably dash themselves, think to salve all by their new-coined distinction of the keys; viz. 1.

    The Divine Right of Church Government by Sundry Ministers Of Christ Within The City Of London

  • The German philologers are not remarkable for mildness when speaking of each other; and many a one, as Haupt in Berlin, will enrich his vocabulary with ever-varying, new-coined epithets to characterize the ridiculousness, tameness, and stupidity of emendations proposed, and that, too, when speaking of such men as Orelli and Kirchner, his own colleagues in the profession.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 07, No. 41, March, 1861

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