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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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The General Biographical Dictionary:: Containing an Historical and Critical ...

Biography - 1817
...he used no allurements of gentle language, but wished to compel rather than persuade. His style is copious without selection, and forcible without neatness;...Warburton's whole constitution, bodily as well as mental, seemed to indicate that he was born to be an extraordinary man : with a large and athletic person he...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets: With Critical Observations on ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1819
...he used no allurements of gentle language, but wished to compel rather than persuade. His style is copious without selection, and forcible without neatness...presented themselves ; his diction is coarse and impure > *nd his sentences are unmeasured. He had in the early part of his life, pleased himself with the...
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Walks Through Bath: Describing Every Thing Worthy of Interest, Including ...

Pierce Egan - Bath (England) - 1819 - 329 pages
...combating the enemies of that faith, of which your Majesty is the avowed and zealous Defender."— WABHEB. words that presented themselves; his diction is coarse and impure, and his sentences are unmeasured." * • -i: The back part of PRioR-PARK-HousE is also extremely elegant, and ornamented with six very...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets: With Critical ..., Volume 3

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1819
...dum metuant; he used no allurements of gentle language, but wished to compel rather than persuade. themselves; his diction is 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.

Samuel Johnson - 1820
...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, Ll. D.: Containing Lives of the poets

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - English literature - 1820
...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 Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets: With Critical ..., Volume 3

Samuel Johnson - Poets, English - 1821
...wished to iel, wither thanipersuade.. . . . • ,: ,,i,.. .,.,;< is copious without selection, aud forcible, without neatness ; he took the words that...coarse and impure, and his sentences are unmeasured. Jtfffe. hidv' in.-' the early part of his life, pleased himself with the notice of inferior wits, and...
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The Elements of English Composition: Serving as a Sequel to the Study of Grammar

David Irving - English language - 1821 - 318 pages
...Jonson 8 Diseoveriei. ,tyl. ntjle is copious without selection, and forcible without neatness ( lie took the words that presented themselves ; his diction...coarse and impure, and his sentences are unmeasured. — Johnson's Lift tf Pope. From the writings of this author a more admirable specimen might be selected...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - Classical poetry - 1822
...he nsed 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 [ed. by F.P. Walesby].

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...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 iuferiour wits, and corresponded...
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