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" WE have read this book with the greatest pleasure. Considered merely as a composition, it deserves to be classed among the best specimens of English prose which our age has produced. "
The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal - Page 544
by Sydney Smith, Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey, Macvey Napier, Sir George Cornewall Lewis, William Empson, Henry Reeve, Arthur Ralph Douglas Elliot (Hon.), Harold Cox - 1831
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Selections from the Edinburgh Review: Comprising the Best Articles in that ...

Maurice Cross - 1835
...composition, it deserves to be classed among the bcst specimens ol English prose which our age has produced. It contains, indeed, no single passage equal...style is agreeable, clear, and manly ; and, when it rires into eloquence, rises without effort or ostentation. Nor is the matter inferior to the manner....
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Selections from the Edinburgh Review: Comprising the Best ..., Volumes 1-2

Maurice Cross - English literature - 1835
...specimens of English prose which our age has produced. Il contains, indeed, no single passage equal lo two or three which we could select from the Life of Sheridan. Bui, as a whole, it is immeasurably superior lo thai work. The style is agreeable, clear, and manly;...
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Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1846 - 758 pages
...composition, it deserves to be classed among the best specimens of English prose which our age has , he never shrinks from describing it. He gives us...sound, the smell, the taste: he counts the numbers; he tffort or ostentation. Nor is the matter inferior to the manner. It would be difficult to name a book...
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Critical, Historical, and Miscellaneous Essays and Poems, Volume 1

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1852 - 744 pages
...composition, it deserves to be classed among the best specimens of English prose which our age has produced. It contains, indeed, no single passage equal...effort or ostentation. Nor is the matter inferior U) the manner. It would be difficult to name a book which exhibits more kindness, fairness, and modesty....
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The Modern British Essayists: Macaulay, T.B. Essays

English essays - 1852
...composition, it deserves to be classed among the best specimens of English prose which our age has * * «ffort or ostentation. Nor is the matter inferior to the manner. It would be difficult to name a book...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 29

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1853
...Byron, "it deserves to be classed .among the best specimens of English prose which our age has produced. The style is agreeable, clear, and manly, and when...into eloquence, rises without effort or ostentation." This is high praise for a writer whose most conspicuous excellence lay in another and totally different...
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ESSAYS, CRITICAL AND MISCELLANEOUS

T. BABINGTON MAOAULAY - 1856
...composition, it deserves to be classed among the best specimens of English prose which our age has produced. It contains, indeed, no single passage equal...immeasurably superior to that work. The style is agreeable, clear/and manly; and when it rises into eloquence, rises without effort or ostentation. Nor is the...
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Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English essays - 1856 - 744 pages
...best specimens of English prose which our age has produced. It contains, indeed, no single paslage equal to two or three which we could select from the...superior to that work. The style is agreeable, clear, and man ly ; and when it rises into eloquence, rises without effort or ostentation. Nor is the matter inferior...
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Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1858 - 744 pages
...composition, it deserves to be classed among the best specimens of English prose which our age has rs probably remember what Mrs. Hutchinson tells us...softness when she relates how her beloved Colonel " tfforl or ostentation. Nor is the matter inferior to the manner. It would be difficult to name a book...
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Critical, Historical, and Miscellaneous Essays and Poems

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1897
...composition, it deserves to be classed among the best specimens of English prose which our age has produced. It contains, indeed, no single passage equal...style is agreeable, clear, and manly, and when it ristu into eloquence, rises without effort or ostentation. Nor is tho matter inferior to the manner....
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