His trust was warranted, until Landor detected the solecism.
"Milton" by Sir Walter Alexander Raleigh
To call such a man "ambitious," to figure him as the prurient wind-bag described above, seems to me the poorest solecism.
"The Best of the World's Classics, Vol. V (of X) - Great Britain and Ireland III" by Various
SOLECISMS are the violations of the principles of grammar.
"Practical Grammar and Composition" by Thomas Wood
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.
"As A Chinaman Saw Us" by Anonymous
Nothing less than the pacification of the world can excuse such a solecism.
"The Works of Lord Byron, Volume 2" by George Gordon Byron
The solitude of the Palais Royal has become a mockery and a solecism.
"Royal Palaces and Parks of France" by Milburg Francisco Mansfield
Shakspeare and Nature never committed such a solecism.
"Characteristics of Women" by Anna Jameson
When the brains are out, why does not a Solecism die?
"Past and Present" by Thomas Carlyle
For what man among you would pardon me one solecism or condone the barbarous pronunciation of so much as one syllable?
"The Apologia and Florida of Apuleius of Madaura" by Lucius Apuleius
But solecisms of various kinds are periodical.
"The Book-Collector" by William Carew Hazlitt
No one but a very young man would venture to commit such a solecism.
"Lover or Friend" by Rosa Nouchette Carey
Well-bred mothers have been known to resent this solecism keenly.
"Social Life" by Maud C. Cooke
In my early Oxford days, a married Fellow would have sounded like a solecism.
"My Autobiography" by F. Max Müller
Hazlitt was quite incapable of such a solecism.
"Hours in a Library" by Leslie Stephen
I admit the commonness of the expression, but it is not the less a solecism.
"Notes and Queries, Number 233, April 15, 1854" by Various
His dreadful solecisms were quite proverbial in Lancia.
"The Grandee" by Armando Palacio Valdés
This last is, in my opinion, a vile method, and a solecism in authorship.
"Hazlitt on English Literature" by Jacob Zeitlin
It would be a solecism to say he looked as though a fortune had been left him.
"Command" by William McFee
The term free slave is a solecism.
"Three Prize Essays on American Slavery" by R. B. Thurston
Indeed, literal translation of poetry is a solecism.
"The Lusiad" by Luís de Camões