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The lives of the English poets - Страница 389
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The lives of the most celebrated English poets, with criticisms extr. from ...

Samuel Johnson - 1805
...be energetic; he is never rapid, and never stagnates. His sentences have neither studied amplitude, nor affected brevity ; his periods, though not diligently...give his days and nights to the volumes of Addison. " BLACKMORE. SIR RICHARD BLACK MORE was the son of Robert Blackmore, of Corsham in Wiltshire, supposed...

Essays Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of the ..., Том 2

Nathan Drake - 1805 - 408 страници
...energetic ; he is never rapid, and he never stagnates. His sentences have neither studied amplitude, nor affected brevity; his periods, though not diligently...give his days and nights to the volumes of Addison *." The public has in a great measure sanctioned the opinions of these truly learned and discerning...

Essays Biographical, Critical, and Historical: Illustrative of the Tatler ...

Nathan Drake - 1805
...energetic ; he is never rapid, and he never stagnates. His sentences have neither studied amplitude, nor affected brevity; his periods, though not diligently...give his days and nights to the volumes of Addison *." The public has in a great measure sanctioned the opinions of these truly learned and discerning...

Elements of General Knowledge: Introductory to Useful Books in the ..., Том 1

Henry Kett - 1805
...merits of this celebrated author, as well as to remark * " Whoever wishes to acquire a style which is familiar but not coarse, and elegant but not ostentatious,...give his days and nights to the volumes of Addison." " Life of Addison." t I allude to such words as Resuscitation, orbity, fatuity, divaricate, asinine,...

The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Том 2

David Phineas Adams, Samuel Cooper Thacher - 1805
...acquired from the attempt. ' Whoever wishes (says Johnson) to attain an English style, familiar and not coarse, and elegant but not ostentatious, must...give his days and nights to the volumes of Addison.' Such a style is, on the whole, the most useful, perhaps the most elegant, if it be true, as the criticks...

Elements of General Knowledge: Introductory to Useful Books in the ..., Том 1

Henry Kett - 1805
...celebrated author, as well as to remark * " Whoever wishes to acquire a style which is familiar but hot coarse, and elegant but not ostentatious, must give his days and nights to the volumes of Addison." " Life of Addison." f I allude to such words as Resuscitation, orbity, fatuity, divaricate, asinine,...

The New Universal Biographical Dictionary, and American Remembrancer ..., Том 1

James Hardie - 1805
...language retains itspurity, or any authors, who have written in it, continue to be read. In short, whoever wishes to attain an English style, familiar, but not coarse, and elegant, but not ostentutiotm, must give his days and nights to the volumes of Addison. But, last of all, let us view...

The minstrel; or, The progress of genius: with some other poems

James Beattie, Alexander Chalmers - 1805 - 120 страници
...success. J know that he " gave his days and nights to Addison," and it was by this that he attained an English style " familiar but not coarse, and elegant but not ostentatious." * About the year 1778 he printed a Letter to Dr. Blair " On the Improvement of Psalmody in Scotland."...

The Plays of Philip Massinger: In Four Volumes

Philip Massinger - 1805
...roughness, ;, that jt3 characteristick excellence is a sweetness beyond example. " Whoever," says Johnson, " wishes to attain an English style familiar but not coarse, and elegant time, taken up by Thomas Coxeter, of whom I know nothing more than is delivered by Mr. Egerton Brydges,...

A biographical, historical and chronological dictionary: containing accurate ...

John Watkins - 1807 - 972 страници
...unmarried, in 17;)7. Dr. Johnson, after drawing his character in a forcible and elegant manner, says, " whoever wishes to attain an English style, familiar...and elegant but not ostentatious, must give his days ami nights to the volumes of Addison." — .#%• Brit. AJdimiMas, S voll. 18O3. ADI: LARD, a monk...




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