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  • De Saussure made the third ascent, memorable in many respects, and was followed a week later by Colonel Beaufoy, the first Englishman to gain the top. These ascents were all made from Chamonix, which is still the usual starting point, though routes have been forced up the peak from nearly every side, those on the Italian side being much steeper than that from Chamonix.
  • Particles. Such, also, is the opinion of De Saussure, Scoresby, and
  • Saussure was able to elucidate the social nature of language by way of defining the true object of linguistics.
  • Saussure 's concept of the relational identity of signs is at the heart of structuralist theory.
  • Such questions inevitably present problems for a perspective inspired by Saussure 's ahistorical, synchronic approach to language.

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