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  1. In all instances, perhaps, where the language to be learned is made the common colloquial language of the pupil, the objections stated against the use of the grammar may have some weight. - "Travels in China, Containing Descriptions, Observations, and Comparisons, Made and Collected in the Course of a Short Residence at the Imperial Palace of Yuen-Min-Yuen, and on a Subsequent Journey through the Country from Pekin to Canton" by John Barrow
  2. His speech is yet so childish that he chooses, for a toy, with blushes of pleasure, " a little duck what can walk"; but with a beautifully clear accent he greets his mother with the colloquial question, " Well, darling, do you know the latest?" - "Essays" by Alice Meynell