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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 Works of Samuel Johnson, Ll. D.: Containing Lives of the poets

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 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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The universal biographical dictionary; or, An historical account of the ...

John Watkins - 1821
...unmarried, in 1797. Dr. Johnson, after drawing his character in a forcible and elegant manner says, " whoever wishes to attain an English style, familiar but not coarse, and elegant, but not ostentatious, must give hia days and nights to the volumes of Addison." — Hing. Jirit. Johnson's...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. Copious notes by Malone, Volumen1

James Boswell - 1821
...amplitude, nor affected brevity: his periods, though not diligently rounded, are voluble and easy. l •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."2 Though the Rambler was not...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - 1822
...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. POEMS OF JOSEPH ADDISON. TO...
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The Enquirer

William Godwin - 1823 - 411 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*." Nothing can be more glaringly...
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The lives of the English poets

Samuel Johnson - 1823
...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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Lessons in Elocution: Or, a Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse for the ...

William Scott - 1823 - 372 páginas
...studied amplitude nor affected brevity ; his periods, though notdiligently 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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The lives of the English poets

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1823
...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 British essayists, with prefaces by A. Chalmers, Volúmenes5-6

British essayists - 1823
...the publication of Dr. Johnson's " Lives of the Poets," it has become almost proverbial to repeat, that " whoever wishes to attain an English style, familiar but not coarse, and elegant out not ostentatious, must give his days and nights to the volumes of Addison." That few, however,...
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The Author's Jewel: Consisting of Essays, Miscellaneous, Literary and Moral

Stephen Simpson - 1823 - 251 páginas
...without some variation of their original form. Since Johnson, however, has said " that whoever wished 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," Addison, has been imitated...
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