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The party was given especially in her honour, and to omit her from any description of it would be an unpardonable solecism.
A CHARMING FELLOW, VOLUME II (OF 3)FRANCES ELEANOR TROLLOPE
It cut them down to vassals, but, by a legal solecism, they were regarded as a sort of free vassals.
THE INDIAN IN HIS WIGWAMHENRY R. SCHOOLCRAFT
For a free and extended empire on a continent are incompatible: to think they are not is a perfect solecism in politicks.
The fair city of Perth is a solecism in point of site, and many a flooding it gets in consequence.
Let us try the test of an expression somewhat kindred in etymology: such a word as would carry upon its face a damning solecism.
It was not till then that he discovers the possession of these forts by the Rajah to be a solecism in government.
He was, in every respect, the beau idal of that strange solecism in our social code, "the younger son."
ROLAND CASHELCHARLES JAMES LEVER
In China, as you know, a guest or a host would have killed himself rather than commit so gross a solecism; but this is America.
It is a gross solecism to accept a cigar and put it in your pocket; you should not take it unless you smoke it on the spot.
She was exceedingly anxious not to commit any social solecism.
THE CHINK IN THE ARMOURMARIE BELLOC LOWNDES

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