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Re: Mediopassive/labile verbs; was: very confused - syntax question

From:Sally Caves <scaves@...>
Date:Tuesday, July 6, 1999, 23:00
John Cowan wrote:
> > > "He who would take all of knowledge for his province (i.e. lexicographers) > must frequently define what he does not understand." > -- I forget who, maybe J.A.H. Murray (ed. OED)
Also sounds very Johnsonian. I've been reading _The Professor and the Madman_. Relationship of Murray and Minor. Sally