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
Waste not your Weed, the Leaves are all too few
It's Nectar to defile as Others do -
Ah, shun the Solecism and the Plug
For Cattle-Kings and Stevedores to chew.
"The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám Jr." by Wallace Irwin
As is your name, so is your comely face
Touch'd every where with such diffused grace,
As that in all that admirable round,
There is not one least solecism found;
And as that part, so every portion else
Keeps line for line with beauty's parallels.
"To The Handsome Mistress Grace Potter" by Robert Herrick
SOLEC-Solar Energy Corp. Has announced the launch of its new website, www.solec.org.
The new site contains a totally reorganized format for the engineering and scientific data that SOLEC provides, said the company.
"No other grammatical issue has so divided the nation since the split infinitive was declared to be a solecism," says Fowler's.