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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... "
The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ... - Página 194
por James Boswell - 1799
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour ..., Volumen1

James Boswell - 1799
...BoswelVs projected works. 261 Whoever wishes to attain an English style, familiar but not coarse, and elegant but not ostentatious, must give his days and...to observe upon it. Some of the translations of the mottos by himself are admirably done. He acknowledges to have received ' elegant translations ' of...
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Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the ..., Volumen1

James Boswell - 1799
...intellect no trouble ; yet he 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 concluded till the year 1752, I shall, under this year, say all...
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General biography; or, Lives, critical and historical, of the most ..., Volumen1

John Aikin - 1799
...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 fafts in the preceding account are taken from the Biographia Britannica. — A. ADELAKD,...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden, Now First ...

John Dryden - 1800
...Dr. Johnson has said, 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." He who has this object in view, may surely, with equal propriety, be counselled to study...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden ..., Volumen1,Parte1

John Dryden - 1800 - 442 páginas
...Dr. Johnson has said, 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." He who has this object in view, may surely, with equal propriety, be counselled to study...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden, Now First ...

John Dryden - 1800
...Dr. Johnson has said, 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." He who has this object in view, may surely, with equal propriety, be counselled to study...
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Select British Classics, Volumen11

1803
...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. TO THE RIGHT HONOURABLE JOHN LORD SOMMERS; BARON OF EVESHAM. Mr LORD, I SHOULD not act the...
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The Spectator: In Eight Volumes. : Vol. I[-VIII].

1803
...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. TO i . THE RIGHT HONOURABLE JOHN LORD SOMMERS; BARON OF EVESHAM. itr LOUD, I SHOULD not act...
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Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of ..., Volumen3

Nathan Drake - 1805
...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 *." The public has in a great measure sanctioned the opinions of these truly learned and discerning...
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The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volumen2

David Phineas Adams, William Emerson, Samuel Cooper Thacher - 1805
...the attempt. ' Whoever wishes (says Johnson) to attain an English style, familiar and not coarse, and elegant but not ostentatious, must give his days and nights to the volumes of Addison.' Such a style is, on the whole, the most useful, perhaps the most elegant, if it be true,...
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