okay, so my p. 56 5th sentence in the closest book goes like this:
"The more educated they are, the more resistant they seem to be to changes in language, frequently donning the cloadk of "purist," to justify their reluctance to adopt or even accept new words or new rules of usage."
in Language and Learning: The Home and School Yearsby Terry Piper (2007)
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"Also known as the European or common adder, this is one of the most widespread of the terrestrial snake species in the world, being found from the Atlantic coast, in England, Wales and Scotland, across continental Europe, from Spain to within the Arctic Circle in Scandanavia, and eastwards to Siberian Russia and the Amur region on the Pacific coast."
"Yet you have said, 'I will surely do you good, and make your offspring as the sand of the sea, which cannot be counted because of their number.'" - Bible
And to keep it horse related... Religion class is a neccessary evil in order to make enough money to buy a cute little miniature horse! (with little booties and a blanket and a driving cart, of course!)
"He had the courage and the ability to tell the story as he knew it, and the product is a masterpiece."
While the sentence is not horse related, it is discussing Diaz del Castillo, who chronicled some of the Spanish conquests of the new world. From The Horse of the Americas.
Two sentences before... "Concerning the tragic Noche triste and the retreat of Cortez from Mexico City, when every horse was wounded and many killed, he wrote. "It was the greatest grief to think upon the horses and the valiant men we had lost.""