Use of 'In' vs 'By' as explained below.

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Supposing I quote Karl Marx in support of a theoretical position and then conclude:

 

'There is no end to similar statements in Marx.'   Is 'in Marx' okay or shall I say

'no end to similar statements by Marx?'

 

Thank you,

Sarvan@gmail.com

edited Jul 01 '13 at 08:32 Sarvan Minhas New member

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by Marx is better in the context of your example.

link comment answered Jul 01 '13 at 10:17 Michael Cranfield Expert
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I completely with Michael:  by Marx or in Marx's works.

link comment answered Jul 01 '13 at 12:12 Shawn Mooney Expert

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