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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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A Picturesque Tour of the River Thames in Its Western Course: Including ...

John Fisher Murray - 1849 - 356 páginas
...studied 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 Addiso Perhaps it is not too much to...
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Exercises in Rhetorical Reading: With a Series of Introductory Lessons ...

Richard Green Parker - 1849 - 432 páginas
...amplitude nor affected brevity ; his periods, though 40 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. — Dr. Johnson. EXERCISE XXXI....
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Analysis of the English Language: With a Complete Classification of ...

Stephen Watkins Clark - 1851 - 168 páginas
...to be what we are, than affect to be what we are not." 13. " Whoever teaches must analyze." ^ 14. " 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." 15. "What is affected, can...
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National Series of Selections for Reading; Adapted to the Standing ..., Volumen4

Richard Green Parker - 1852
...sensorium\ of the Godhead, * This elegant writer was born in 1672, and died in 1719. 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." t The seat of sense and perception....
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The Church of England quarterly review

1853
...writer, who was possibly the soundest because the most nnimpassioned critic we can boast of, added that " whoever wishes to attain an English style, familiar but not coarse, and elegant but not ostentatious, must give his days and nighis to the volumes of Addison." Swift—shrewd, caustic, with...
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A class-book of elocution

J H. Aitken - 1853
...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. — Johnson. Under these Seven...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson

Robert Anderson - 1973 - 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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A Critical History of English Literature: The Restoration to 1800, Volumen3

David Daiches - 1979 - 319 páginas
...invention." As for Addison's prose, Johnson considered it "the model of the middle style," and concluded 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." Addison mediated between town...
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A Grammar of the English Language: The 1818 New York First Edition Wih ...

William Cobbett - 1983 - 185 páginas
...follow Cobbett here. "At the end of his Life of Addison, Dr. Johnson observes that "Whoever wishes i0 attain an English style, familiar but not coarse, and elegant but not ostentatious, must give his days and nights to the volumes of Addison." Number 41 1. "There are, indeed,...
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Towards a Standard English, 1600-1800

Dieter Stein, Ingrid Tieken-Boon van Ostade - 1994 - 325 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." (Edition printed in 1 777,...
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