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" Whoever wishes to attain an English style, familiar but not coarse, and elegant but not ostentatious, must give his days and nights to the volumes of Addison. "
A Dictionary of Biography: Comprising the Most Eminent Characters of All ... - Página 10
por Richard Alfred Davenport - 1832 - 527 páginas
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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...
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Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the ..., Volumen1

James Boswell - 1799
...though so easy, familiar, and elegant, to an Englishman, as to give the intellect no trouble ; yet he Whoever wishes to attain an English style, familiar but not coarse, and elegant but not ostentatious, must give his days and nights to the volumes of Addison'.' Though The Rambler was not...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour ..., Volumen1

James Boswell - 1799
...Englishman, as to give the intellect no trouble ; yet he Whoever Aetat.41.] BoswelVs projected works. 261 Whoever wishes to attain an English style, familiar but not coarse, and elegant but not ostentatious, must give his days and nights to the volumes of Addison1.' Though The Rambler was not...
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General Biography: Or, Lives, Critical and Historical, of the Most ..., Volumen1

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 coarse, and elegant but not ostentatious, must give his days and nights to the volumes of Addison." The faäs in the preceding...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - 1799
...amplitude, nor affected brevity : his periods, though not diligently rounded, are voluble and easy.* Whoever wishes to 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...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden ..., Volumen1,Tema 1

John Dryden, Edmond Malone - 1800
...might be justly affixed as a motto to the volumes of Burke. Vlll ADVERTISEMENT. Dr. Johnson has said, that " whoever wishes to attain an English style, familiar but not coarse, and elegant but not ostentatious, must give his days and nights to the volumes of Addison." He who has this object in view,...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden: Now First ...

John Dryden - 1800
...intellectual wealth," might be justly affixed as a motto to the volumes of Burke. Dr. Johnson has said, that " whoever wishes to attain an English style, familiar but not coarse, and elegant but not ostentatious, must give his days and nights to the volumes of Addison." He who has this object in view,...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden, Now First ...

John Dryden, Edmond Malone - 1800
...intellectual wealth," might be justly aflixed as a motto to the volumes ot Burke. Dr. Johnson has said, that " whoever wishes to attain an English style, familiar but not coarse, and elegant but not ostentatious, must give his days and nights to the volumes of Addison." He who has this object in view,...
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The Spectator ...

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - 1803
...amplitude, nor affected brevity : his periods, though not dilligently rounded, are voluble and easy. Whoever wishes to attain an English style, familiar but not coarse, and elegant but not ostentatious, must give his days and nights to the volumes of ADDISON. TO i . THE RIGHT HONOURABLE...
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Select British Classics, Volumen11

1803
...amplitude, nor affected brevity : his periods, though not dilligently rounded, are voluble and easy. Whoever wishes to attain an English style, familiar but not coarse, and elegant but not ostentatious, must give his days and nights to the volumes of ADDISON. TO THE RIGHT HONOURABLE JOHN...
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