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The Critical Review: Or, Annals of Literature, Том 52

Tobias Smollett - 1781
...energetick ; he is .never rapid, and he never Magnates, Hfe fenfences have nei. ther ftudied amplitude, nor affected brevity : his periods, though not diligently rounded, are voluble and eafy. Whoever wifiies to attain an Englifh ftile, familiar but not coarfe, and elegant but not oftentatious,...

The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: With Critical Observations on ...

Samuel Johnson - 1781 - 503 страници
...energetick ; he is never rapid, and he never ftagnates. His fentences have neither ftudied amplitude, nor affected brevity : his periods, though not diligently rounded, are voluble and eafy. Whoever wiflbes to attain an Englifh ftyle, familiar but not coarfe, and elegant but not oftentatious,...

prefaces, biographical and critical, to the works of the english poets.

samuel johnson - 1781
...energetick; he is never rapid, and he never ftagnates. His fentences have neither ftudied amplitude, nor affected brevity : his periods, though not diligently rounded, are voluble and eafy. Whoever wifhes to attain an Englifh ftile, familiar but not coarfe, and elegant but cot oftentatious,...

Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - 1789 - 398 страници
...energetic ; he is never rapid, and he never ftagnates. His fentsr.ccs have neither itudied amplitude nor affected brevity ; his periods, though not diligently rounded, are voluble and eafy. — Whoever wiflies to attain an Englifli ftyle, familiar buc not coarfe,. and elegant but not...

The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - 1791 - 516 страници
...energetick ; he is never rapid, and he never ftagnates. His fentences have neither ftudied amplitude, nor affected brevity: his periods, though not diligently rounded, are voluble and eafy. Whoever wifhes to attain an Englifh flyle, familiar but not coarfe, and elegant but not oftentatious,...

The lives of the English poets

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1792
...energetick; he is never rapid, and he never ftagnates. His fentences have neither ftudied amplitude, nor affected brevity : his periods, though not diligently rounded, are voluble and eafy. Whoever wifh.es to attain :sy Englifh ftyle, familiar but not coarfe, and elegant but not oftentatious,...

The Sporting magazine; or Monthly calendar of the transactions of the turf ...

...writings ; following, as he has recorded it, Doctor Johnson's advice, who recommends those " who would attain an English style — familiar but not coarse, and elegant but not ostentatious — to give their days and nights to the volumes of Addison." But Bilton had other points in its favour,...

General Biography: Or, Lives, Critical and Historical, of the Most ..., Том 1

John Aikin - 1799
...authority few will call in question. " Whoever," says Dr. Johnson, (Lifeof Addison, in the English Poets) " wishes to attain an English style, familiar but not...give his days and nights to the volumes of Addison." The faäs in the preceding account are taken from the BiograpAia Britannica. — A. ADELARD, a Benedictine...

The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - 1799
...energetick; he is never rapid, and he never stagnates. His sentences have neither studied amplitude, nor affected brevity : his periods, though not diligently...attain an English style, familiar but not coarse, and * [When Johnson shewed me a proof-sheet of. the character of Addison, in which he so highly extols...

Boswell's Life of Johnson: Life

James Boswell - 1799
...energetick ; he is never rapid, and he never stagnates. His sentences have neither studied amplitude, nor affected brevity : his periods, though not diligently rounded, are voluble and easy*. 1 Works, vii. 473. * When Johnson shewed me a proof-sheet of the character of Addison, in which he...




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