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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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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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Class Book of Prose: Consisting of Selections from Distinguished English and ...

John Seely Hart - 1845 - 372 páginas
...[JOHNSON'S eulogium upon the prose style of ADDISON has almost passed into a proverb. " Whoever," says he, " 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." Addison wrote a Tragedy, under...
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American Biography, Tema 163

Jeremy Belknap - 1846
...Works of Joseph Addison. Including " The Spectator" entire. 3 vols. 8vo. Portrait. Sheep extra. $550. Whoever wishes to attain an English style, familiar but not coarse, and elegant but not ostentatious, must give his days and nights to iho volumes of Addison. — Dr. Johnson. xxxrv. DRAPER...
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Boarding Out: A Tale of Domestic Life

Sarah Josepha Buell Hale - 1846 - 129 páginas
...Works of Joseph Addison. Including " The Spectator" entire. 3 vols. 8vo. Portrait. Sheep extra. $550. Whoever wishes to attain an English style, familiar but not coarse, and elegant but not ostentatious, must give his days and nights to the Yolumes of Addison. — Dr. Johnson, xxxiv. DRAPER...
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The Juvenile Companion and Fireside Reader: Consisting of Historical and ...

John Lauris Blake - 1846 - 241 páginas
...Works of Joseph Addison. Including " The Spectator" entire. 3 vols. 8vo. Portrait. Sheep extra. $5 50. 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. Johnson, XXXIV. DRAPER...
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A Treatise on Agriculture: Comprising a Concise History of Its Origin and ...

John Armstrong - 1846 - 282 páginas
...Works of Joseph Addison. Including " The Spectator" entire. 3 vols. 8vo. Portrait. Sheep extra. 85 50. Whoever wishes to attain an English style, familiar but not coarse, and elegant but not ostentatious, must give his days and nights to iha volumes of Addison.— Dr. Johnson. xxxiv. ORAPER...
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Lectures to Women on Anatomy and Physiology: With an Appendix on Water Cure

Mary Sargeant Gove Nichols - 1846 - 301 páginas
...Works of Joseph Addison. Including "The Spectator" entire. 3 vols. 8vo. Portrait. Sheep extra, f 5 50. Whoever wishes to attain an English style, familiar but not coarse, and elegant but not ostentatious, must give his days and nights to ths tolumes of Addison. — Z>r. Johnson. xxxiv. DRAPER...
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The Mechanic's organ, or, Journal for young men and women [afterw ..., Volumen1

...into vulgarity nor his wit to buffoonery. Dr. Johnson closes up his life of Addison in these words: "Whoever wishes to attain an English style familiar but not coarse, and elegant hut not ostentatious, must give his days and nights to the volumes of Addison". For elegance and majesty...
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Methodist Hymnology: Comprehending Notices of the Poetical Works of John and ...

David Creamer - 1848 - 470 páginas
...heads this article. Dr. Johnson assigns to him the highest place among prose writers, when he 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." None will dispute this high...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Their Tour to the Hebrides

James Boswell, John Wilson Croker - 1848 - 874 páginas
...amplitude, nor affected brevity: his periods, though not diligently rounded, are voluble and easy.4 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." 5 Though the Rambler was not...
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