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" I have laboured to refine our language to grammatical purity, and to clear it from colloquial barbarisms, licentious idioms, and irregular combinations. Something, perhaps, I have added to the elegance of its construction, and something to the harmony... "
Essays, biographical, critical, and historical, illustrative of the Rambler ... - Strona 250
autor: Nathan Drake - 1809
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The Quarterly Review, Tom 105

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - 1859
...final number of the 'Rambler,' he takes especial credit for his style. 'I have laboured,' he says, ' to refine our language to grammatical purity and to clear it from colloquial barbarisms. Something, perhaps, I have added to the elegance of its construction, and something to the harmony...
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Introduction to the history of English literature

Robert Demaus - 1860 - Liczba stron: 183
...every prose writer since his time. His object may be best expressed in his own words : " He laboured to refine our language to grammatical purity, and...barbarisms, licentious idioms, and irregular combinations, and he has added to the elegance of its construction and the harmony of its cadence." It is true that...
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The literary character

Isaac Disraeli - 1867 - Liczba stron: 462
...of our present refinement, and it is with truth he observes of his " Rambler," "That he had laboured to refine our language to grammatical purity, and...barbarisms, licentious idioms, and irregular combinations, and that he has added to the elegance of its construction and to the harmony of its cadence." In this...
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Burke, Select Works, Tom 1

Edmund Burke - 1883
...partial. Johnson conceived it to be his mission to reform his native tongue, and in his own words, to clear it from colloquial barbarisms, licentious...and irregular combinations. ' Something, perhaps,' he wrote at the end of the Rambler, ' I have added to the elegance of its construction, and something...
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Disraeli's Works, Tom 6

Isaac Disraeli - 1881
...our present refinement, and it is with truth he observes of his " Rambler," " That he had laboured to refine our language to grammatical purity, and...barbarisms, licentious idioms, and irregular combinations, and that he has added to the elegance of its construction and to the harmony of its cadence." In this...
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The Literary Character: Or, The History of Men of Genius, Drawn from Their ...

Isaac Disraeli - 1881 - Liczba stron: 592
...refinement, and it is with truth he observes of his " Rambler," " That he had laboured to refine oar language to grammatical purity, and to clear it from...barbarisms, licentious idioms, and irregular combinations, and that he has added to the elegance of its construction and to the harmony of its cadence." In this...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Life (v.l, 1709-1765; v.2 1765-1776; v.3, 1776 ...

James Boswell - 1887
...i. 218. In the last Rambler, speaking of what he had himself done for our language, he says :.— ' Something, perhaps, I have added to the elegance of...construction, and something to the harmony of its cadence.' objected Elphinstoris MARTIAL. objected to for his parentheses, his involved clauses, and his want...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal ..., Tom 3;Tomy 1776-1780

James Boswell - 1887
...218. In the last Rambler, speaking of what he had himself done for our language, he says : — v ' Something, perhaps, I have added to the elegance of...construction, and something to the harmony of, its cadence.' objected to for his parentheses, his involved clauses, and bis want of harmony. But he is supported...
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Select Essays of Dr. Johnson: The Rambler (Continued). The Adventurer. The Idler

Samuel Johnson - 1889
...the final sentence of mankind, I have at least endeavoured to deserve their kindness. I have laboured to refine our language to grammatical purity, and...construction, and something to the harmony of its cadence.1 When common words were less pleasing to the ear, or less distinct in their signification,...
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Select Essays, Tom 2

Samuel Johnson - 1889
...the final sentence of mankind, I have at least endeavoured to deserve their kindness. I have laboured to refine our language to grammatical purity, and...construction, and something to the harmony of its cadence.1 When common words were less pleasing to the ear, or less distinct in their signification,...
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