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" What he attempted, he performed ; he is never feeble, and he did not wish to be energetic ; he is never rapid, and he never stagnates. His sentences have neither studied amplitude, nor affected brevity ; his periods, though not diligently rounded, are... "
The lives of the English poets - Страница 389
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The Minstrel: In Two Books, with Some Other Poems, Том 2

James Hay Beattie - 1807
...lavished the honours of literary applause more liberally than on you ? Have I not said, that " who" ever wishes to attain an English style, familiar but "...elegant but not ostentatious, must " give his days and his nights to the volumes of Ad" dison ?" ADDISON. You have indeed bestowed on me greater praise than...

The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of His ..., Том 1

James Boswell - 1807
...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 Whoever wishes to attain an English style, familiar but not coarse, and elegant but not ostentatious,...

The British Essayists, Том 6

Alexander Chalmers - 1808
...edit. cation of Dr. JOHNSON'S " Lives of the Poets," it has become almost proverbial to repeat, that " whoever wishes to attain an English style, familiar...give his days and nights to the volumes of ADDISON." That few, however, are willing to bestow this labour, or anxious to obtain the reward, is sufficiently...

Letters on Literature, Taste, and Composition, Addressed to His Son

George Gregory - 1809 - 363 страници
...incomparable critic and biographer :— " Whoever wishes to attain an English style, familiar but not coarse, elegant but not ostentatious, must give his days and nights to the volumes of Addison." LETTER IX. ORNAMENT AMPLIFICATION. *WY DEAR JOIfJV, THE real ornaments of composition, whether prose...

The Microcosm: A Periodical Work, Том 2

John Smith, George Canning, Robert Percy Smith, John Hookham Frere - 1809
...stagnates. His sentences have neither studied amplitude, nor affected brevity. H is periods, though rot diligently rounded, are voluble and easy. Whoever wishes to attain an English Style, must give his days and nights to the volumes of Addison" This is the Middle Style, for which Addiion...

The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the ..., Том 9

Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...energetic3 ; 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. 3 But, says Dr. Warton, be sometimes is so ; and in another MS note be add>, often so. C. TO THE RIGHT...

The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the ..., Том 9

Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...energetic 3 ; 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. * But, says Dr. Warton, be sometimes is so; and in another MS note he adds, often so. C TO THE RIGHT...

The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper;: Dryden, Smith, Duke ...

Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...rapid, and he never stagnates. His sentences have neither studied amplitude, nor affected brevity: bis periods, though not diligently rounded, are voluble...give his days and nights to the volumes of Addison. * But, says Or. Wart on, he sometimes is so ; and in another MS note he adds, often so. С TO THE RIGHT...

The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the ..., Том 9

Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...energetic1 ; he is never rapid, and he never stagnates. His sentences have neither studied amplitude, nor affected brevity : his periods, though not diligently...but not coarse, and elegant but not ostentatious, mut give his days and nights to the volumes of Addison. • But, so ys Dr. Warton, be sometimes is...

The Spectator, Том 1

Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...his Life in the Britannica, 2il edit. • VOL. I. C has become almost proverbial to repeat, that " whoever wishes to attain an English style, familiar...give his days and nights to the volumes of ADDISON." That few, however, are willing to bestow this labour, or anxious to obtain the reward, is sufficiently...




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