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" Roman emperor's determination, oderint dum metuant; he used no allurements of gentle language, but wished to compel rather than persuade. His style is copious without selection, and forcible without neatness ; he took the words that presented themselves... "
The General Biographical Dictionary:: Containing an Historical and Critical ... - Page 111
by Alexander Chalmers - 1817
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Lives

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1800
...he used no allurements of gentle language, but wished to compel rather than persuade. His style is copious without selection, and forcible without neatness;...coarse and impure, and his sentences are unmeasured. He had, in the early part of his life, pleased himself with the notice of inferior wits, and corresponded...
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The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ..., Volume 1

Great Britain - 1804
...he used no allurements of gentle language, but wished to compel rather than persuade. His style is copious without selection, and forcible without neatness...coarse and impure, and his sentences are unmeasured. 7 He had, in the early part of his life, pleased himself with the notice of inferior wits, and corresponded...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1804 - 754 pages
...he used no allurements of gentle language, but wished to compel rather than persuade. His style is copious without selection, and forcible without neatness...coarse and impure, and his sentences are unmeasured. He had, in the early part of his life, pleased himself with the notice of inferior wits, and corresponded...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. With his last corrections, additions ...

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1807
...compel rather than persuade. His style is copious without selection, and forcihle without neatrress; he took the words that presented themselves: his diction...coarse and impure, and his sentences are unmeasured. He had, in the early part of his life, pleased him«elf with the notice of inferior wits, and corresponded...
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The lives of the English poets

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...he used no allurements of gentle language, but wished to compel rather than persuade. His style is copious without selection, and forcible without neatness...coarse and impure; and his sentences are unmeasured. He had, in the early part of his life, pleased himself with the notice of inferior wits, and corresponded...
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Prior. Congreve. Blackmore. Fenton. Gay. Granville. Yalden. Tickell. Hammond ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...he used no allurements of gentle language, but wished to compel rather than persuade. His style is copious without selection, and forcible without neatness...coarse and impure ; and his sentences are unmeasured. He had, in the early part of his life, pleased himself with the notice of inferior wits, and corresponded...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 12

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810 - 526 pages
...used no allurements of gentle language, but wished to compel rather than persuade.. • Hi* style i» copious without selection, and forcible without neatness;...coarse and impure; and his sentences are unmeasured. He had, in the early part of his life, pleased himself with the notice of inferior wits, and corresponded...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With An Essay on His Life and ..., Volume 11

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...he used no allurements, of gentle language, but wished to compel rather than persuade. His style is copious without selection, and forcible without neatness...coarse and impure ; and his sentences are unmeasured. He had, in the early part of his life, pleased himself with the notice of inferior wits, and corresponded...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes, Volume 11

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...he used no allurements of gentle language, but wished to compel rather than persuade. His style is copious without selection, and forcible without neatness...coarse and impure $ and his sentences are unmeasured. He had, in the early part of his life, pleased himself with the notice of inferior wits, and corresponded...
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Literary Anecdotes of the Eighteenth Century;: Comprizing ..., Volume 5

John Nichols - Authors, English - 1812
...he used no allurements of gentle language, but wished to compel rather than persuade. His style is copious without selection, and forcible without neatness...coarse and impure, and his sentences are unmeasured. He had, in th? early part of his life, pleased himself with the notice of inferior Wits, and corresponded...
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