English

English may refer to something of, from, or related to England, especially:

  • The English language
    • English studies, the study of English language and literature, often as a school subject
    • English grammar
  • The English people

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Famous quotes containing the word english:

    Chaucer’s remarkably trustful and affectionate character appears in his familiar, yet innocent and reverent, manner of speaking of his God. He comes into his thought without any false reverence, and with no more parade than the zephyr to his ear.... There is less love and simple, practical trust in Shakespeare and Milton. How rarely in our English tongue do we find expressed any affection for God! Herbert almost alone expresses it, “Ah, my dear God!”
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    My English text is chaste, and all licentious passages are left in the obscurity of a learned language.
    Edward Gibbon (1737–1794)

    I repeat that in this sense the most splendid court in Christendom is provincial, having authority to consult about Transalpine interests only, and not the affairs of Rome. A prætor or proconsul would suffice to settle the questions which absorb the attention of the English Parliament and the American Congress.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)