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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 Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The lives of the English poets (cont ...

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 inferiour wits, and corresponded...
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The Guardian: With a Biographical, Historical, and Critical ..., Volume 1

1826
...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 English Poets, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1826 - 420 pages
...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, . .' • .l 1 . . * . ir* He had, in the early part of his life, pleased himself with the notice of...
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Encyclopaedia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences ..., Volume 13

Francis Lieber, Edward Wigglesworth, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1833
...rather than to persuade. His style is copious without selection, and forcible without neatness ; ho took the words that presented themselves; his diction...coarse and impure, and his sentences are unmeasured." WARD, Artemas, the first major-general in the American army, graduated at Harvard college, in 1748....
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope - 1830 - 442 pages
...he used no allurements of gentle language, but wished to compel rather than persuade. His style is eason bids us for our own provide : Passions, though...care ; Those, that imparted, court a nobler aim, I He had, in the early part of his life, pleased himself with the notice of inferior wits, and corresponded...
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The Georgian Era: The royal family. The pretenders and their adherents ...

Art - 1832
...used no allurements of gentle language, but wished to compel rather than to persuade. His style is copious without selection, and forcible without neatness...coarse and impure ; and his sentences are unmeasured." In his own opinion, he was " frank, but honest; and, if plain, yet generous ; above all, a lover of...
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Encyclopędia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences ..., Volume 13

Francis Lieber, Edward Wigglesworth, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford, Henry Vethake - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1833
...used no allurements of gentle language, but wished to compel rather than to persuade. His style is copious without selection, and forcible without neatness...coarse and impure, and his sentences are unmeasured." WARD, Artemas, the first major-general in the American army, graduated at Harvard college, in 1748....
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Encyclopędia Americana, ed. by F. Lieber assisted by E. Wigglesworth (and T ...

Encyclopaedia Americana - 1833
...used no allurements of gentle language, but wished to compel rather than to persuade. His style is copious without selection, and forcible without neatness...coarse and impure, and his sentences are unmeasured." WARD, Artenms, the first major-general in the American nrmy, graduated at Harvard college, in 1748....
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Lives of the poets. Lives of eminent persons. Political tracts. Philological ...

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1834
...persuade. His style is copious without selection, and forcible without neatness ; lie took the words thai presented 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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Encyclopędia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences ..., Volume 13

Francis Lieber, Edward Wigglesworth, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1835
...used no allurements of gentle language, but wished to compel rather than to persuade. His style is copious without selection, and forcible without neatness...coarse and impure, and his sentences are unmeasured." WARD, Artemas, the first major-general in the American army, graduated at Harvard college, in 1748....
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