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

William Scott - 1814 - 407 páginas
...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 elegant but not ostentatious, must give his days and nights to the volumes of Addison. IV. — Pleasure and Pain,—...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D: With Critical Observations on His Works

Robert Anderson - 1815 - 639 páginas
...he lavishes the honours of literary applause, with a liberality which far transcends all praise. " Whoever wishes to attain an English style, familiar, but not coarse, and elegant, but not ostentatious, must give his days and his nights to the volumes of Addison." Of those poets who rank...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volumen10

Samuel Johnson - 1816
...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 elegant but not ostentatious, must give his days and nights to the volumes of Addison. * But, says Dr. Warton, he sometimes...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, Volumen2

James Boswell - 1817
...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 elegant but not ostentatious, must give his days and nights to the volumes of Addison." Though the Rambler was not...
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The General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and ..., Volumen1

Alexander Chalmers - 1812
...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 give his days and nights to the volumes of Addison. ' l Thii life, which appeared...
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The Asiatic Journal and Monthly Miscellany ..., Volumen5

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...
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The Imperial magazine; or, Compendium of religious, moral ..., Volumen6

1824
...there is a striking instance recorded, in the life of that great genius, of whom Dr. Johnson says, " 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." The instance referred to is...
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The British essayists; to which are prefixed prefaces by J. Ferguson

British essayists - 1819
...few will call in question "Whoever," says Dr. Johnson, (Life of 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 papers in the Spectator,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1820
...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 elegant but not ostentatious, must give his days and nights to the volumes of Addison. HUGHES. JOHN HUGHES, the son...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces, in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott - 1819 - 360 páginas
...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 elegant but not ostentatious, must give his days and nights to the volumes of Addison. IV. — Pleasure and Pain. THERE...
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