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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. "
The Task, Table Talk, and Other Poems: With Critical Observations of Various ... - Strona 75
autor: William Cowper - 1856 - Liczba stron: 435
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - 1799
...he is never feeble, and he did not wish to be energetick; he is never rapid, and he never stagnates. His sentences have neither studied amplitude, nor...attain an English style, familiar but not coarse, and * [When Johnson shewed me a proof-sheet of. the character of Addison, in which he so highly extols...
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General Biography: Or, Lives, Critical and Historical, of the Most ..., Tom 1

John Aikin - 1799
...authority few will call in question. " Whoever," says Dr. Johnson, (Lifeof Addison, in the English Poets) " wishes to attain an English style, familiar but not...give his days and nights to the volumes of Addison." The faäs in the preceding account are taken from the BiograpAia Britannica. — A. ADELARD, a Benedictine...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour of ..., Tom 1

James Boswell - 1799
...is never feeble, and he did not wish to be energetick ; he is never rapid, and he never stagnates. His sentences have neither studied amplitude, nor...though not diligently rounded, are voluble and easy*. 1 Works, vii. 473. * When Johnson shewed me a proof-sheet of the character of Addison, in which he...
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Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the ..., Tom 1

James Boswell - 1799
...is never feeble, and he did not wish to be energetick ; he is never rapid, and he never stagnates. His sentences have neither studied amplitude, nor...though not diligently rounded, are voluble and easy'. ' Works, vii. 473. * When Johnson shewed me a proof-sheet of the character of Addison, in which he...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden, Now First ...

John Dryden - 1800
...intellectual wealth," might be justly aflixed as a motto to the volumes ot Burke. Dr. Johnson has said, that " whoever wishes to attain an English style, familiar...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 the pages...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden ..., Tom 1,Część 1

John Dryden - 1800 - Liczba stron: 442
...intellectual wealth," might be justly affixed as a motto to the volumes of Burke. Dr. Johnson has said, that " whoever wishes to attain an English style, familiar...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 the pages...
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Select British Classics, Tom 11

1803
...sentences have neither studied amplitude, nor affected brevity : his periods, though not dilligently rounded, are voluble and easy. Whoever wishes to attain...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 part of...
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The Spectator: In Eight Volumes. : Vol. I[-VIII].

1803
...sentences have neither studied amplitude, nor affected brevity : his periods, though not dilligently rounded, are voluble and easy. Whoever wishes to attain...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 the part...
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The minstrel: in two books: with some other poems. To which are now added ...

James Hay Beattie - 1803
...lavished the honours of literary applause more liberally than on you ? Have I not said, that " who" ever wishes to attain an English style, familiar but "...elegant but not ostentatious, must " give his days and his nights to the volumes of Ad" dison f" ADDISON. You have indeed bestowed on me greater praise than...
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The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ..., Tom 1

Great Britain - 1804
...is never feeble, and he did not wish to be energetick ; he is never rapid, and he never stagnates. His sentences have neither studied amplitude, nor...diligently rounded, are voluble and easy. Whoever vi ishes to attain an English style, familiar but not coavse, and elegant but not ostentatious, give...
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