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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 review, ed. by 'Craven'.

John William Carleton
...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 Biiton had other points...
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The Plays of Philip Massinger

Philip Massinger - 1840 - 529 páginas
...rouyhneu, that its characteristic excellence is a sweetness beyond example. " Whoever/ 1 Pays Johnson, "wishes to attain an English style familiar but not coarse, and elegant but not o>ientatioiiii, inoM give his days and nights to the volumes of Addieon." Whoever would add to tlieae...
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Bookseller's catalogues

John Eddowes (bookseller.) - 1840
...vols. royal 8vo. LARGE PAPER, published at £5. Bm Reduced to £2. 8s. Both in extra cloth hoards. " WHOEVER WISHES TO ATTAIN AN ENGLISH STYLE, FAMILIAR, BUT NOT COARSE, AND ILLGANT, BUT NOT O3I ENTAI1OUS, MUST GIV«> HIS DAYS AND NIGHTS 1O THE VOLUMES Or ," — Dr. Juiinion....
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Lives of the English Poets: With Critical Observations on Their Works ; And ...

Samuel Johnson - 1840 - 502 páginas
...affected brevity ; his periods, though not diligently rounded, are voluble and easy. Whoever wishes tu 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 Methodist Quarterly Review

1847
...literature what it is. As a prose writer, he to this day continues to deserve Johnson's eulogium : — " 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." Somewhat dissipated in his...
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An essay on education [by A., J.C. and E.P. Nesbit].

Anthony Nesbit, John Collis Nesbit - 1841
...has given his unreserved commendation, to the Style of Mr. Addison, in the following words : — " 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." Dr. Knox, in his beautiful...
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The Saint Petersburg English Review of Literature, the Arts and ..., Volumen1

1842
...model, in favour of which we shall conclude by quoting what Dr. Johnson himself says in its favour : « 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 COST OF A REPUTATlON....
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The seven ages of human life

Seven ages - 1842 - 140 páginas
...of his playful manner, and of some of the graces of his style. Of that style Dr. Johnson writes—" 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 attained the most ornamental...
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History of the Eighteenth Century and of the Nineteenth Till the ..., Volumen1

Friedrich Christoph Schlosser - 1843
...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." We have introduced these somewhat...
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Biographical and Critical Miscellanies

William Hickling Prescott - 1845 - 638 páginas
...model for imitation. Dr. Johnson tells us, in one of those oracular passages somewhat threadbare now, 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." With all deference to the great...
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