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Plays: Advertisement to the second edition. Introduction; Essay on the ...

Philip Massinger - 1813
...roughness, that its characteristic excellence is a sweetness beyond example. " Whoever,1' says Johnson, " wishes to attain an English style familiar but not...give his days and nights to the volumes of Addison.'' Whoever would add to these the qualities of simplicity, purity, sweetness, and strength, must devote...

The Plays of Philip Massinger,: Advertisement to the second edition ...

Philip Massinger - 1813
...roughness, that its 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,...

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

William Scott - 1814 - 407 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. IV. — Pleasure and Pain,— SPECTATOR. THERE were two families, which, from the beginning of the...

The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D: With Critical Observations on His Works

Robert Anderson - 1815 - 639 страници
...he lavishes the honours of literary applause, with a liberality which far transcends all praise. " Whoever wishes to attain an English style, familiar,...elegant, but not ostentatious, must give his days and his nights to the volumes of Addison." Of those poets who rank in the highest class after Spenser,...

The Works of Samuel Johnson, Том 10

Samuel Johnson - 1816
...energetick * ; 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, he sometimes is S9 ; and in another MS. note, he adds, often so. C. O- •'...

The life of Samuel Johnson, Том 2

James Boswell - 1817
...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." Though the Rambler was not concluded till the year 1759, I shall, under .this year, say all that I...

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

William Scott - 1817 - 407 страници
...energetic ; he is never rapid, and he never stagnates. His sentences have neither studied amplitude nor affected brevity ; his periods, though not diligently...ostentatious, must give his days and nights to the volumes of AddisoH. IV. — Pleatwre and Pain.— SPECTATOR. THERE were two families, which, from the beginning...

The General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and ..., Том 1

Alexander Chalmers - 1812
...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 voluble and easy. Whoever wishes1 to attain an English style, familiar but not coarse, and elegant but not ostentatious, must...

The Asiatic Journal and Monthly Miscellany ..., Том 5

1818
...critique on Addison and his writings, he has taste enough to make the amende honorable, by declaring : " whoever " wishes to attain an English style, " familiar but not coarse, and ele" gant but not ostentatious, must " give his days and nights to the " volumes of Addison !" When...

The lives of the most eminent English poets; with critical ..., Том 2

Samuel Johnson - 1819
...energetic ;* he is never rapid, and he never stagnates. His sentences have neither studied amplitude nor affected brevity; his periods, though not diligently...style, familiar but not coarse, and elegant but not ostentations, must give his days and nights to the volumes of Addison. * But, says Dr. Warton, he tomitimes...




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