• Words borrowed of Antiquity do lend a kind of Majesty to style, and are not without their delight sometimes. For they have the authority of years, and out of their intermission do win to themselves a kind of grace-like newness. But the eldest of the present, and newest of the past Language, is the best.

    Ben Jonson (2013). “Delphi Complete Works of Ben Jonson (Illustrated)”, p.3211, Delphi Classics