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The General Biographical Dictionary:: Containing an Historical and Critical ... - Page 111
by Alexander Chalmers - 1817
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The Poetical Works of A. Pope: Including His Translation of Homer , to which ...

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1836 - 442 pages
...he used no allurements of gentle language, but wished to compel rather than persuade. His style is allas' priestess, and unhars the gates. With hands He had, in the early part of his life, pleased himself with the notice of inferior wits, and corresponded...
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Lives of eminent and illustrious Englishmen, ed. by G. G. Cunningham, Volume 1

Englishmen - 1836
...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." The Quarterly reviewer has supplied us with a fuller sketch of the bishop, from which the following...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Lives of the poets

Samuel Johnson - 1837
...he used no allurements of gentle language, but wished to compel rather than persuade. His style is g * 7 , c w "3i q Ai ޗU OO = 5 W ܊ oy 혦 ... V _ ~p| l U < =g \ u 3 = Z Ăs 7 {\ ޓN He had, in the early part of his life, pleased himself with the notice of inferior wits, and corresponded...
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Lives of eminent and illustrious Englishmen, ed. by G. G. Cunningham, Volume 6

Englishmen - 1837
...used no allurements of gentle language, but wished to compel rather than to persuade. His style is copious without selection, and forcible without neatness...his diction is coarse and impure ; and his sentences arc unmeasured." The Quarterly reviewer has supplied us with a fuller sketch of the bishop, from which...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1840
...he used no allurements of gentle language, but wished to compel rather than persuade. Kis style is copious without selection, and forcible without neatness ; he took the words that p: escnted themselves ; his diction is coarse and impure ; and his sentences are unmeasured. He had,...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for the Year ..., Volume 169

English essays - 1841
...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/' &c.* That the general features of this portrait are drawn with accuracy and force, we think will not...
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The Elements of English Composition

David Irving - English language - 1841 - 410 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;...diction is coarse and impure, and his sentences are unmeasured.—Johnson's Life of Pope. From the writings of Johnson a more admirable specimen might...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: With and Essay on His Life ..., Volume 2

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1842
...persuade. His style is copious without selection, and forcible without neatness ; he took the worde uld not wait lor He had, in the early part of his life, pleased himself with the notice of inferior wiis, and corresponded...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With an Essay on His Life and ..., Volume 2

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1843
...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 j and his sentences are unmeasured. He had, m the early part of his life, pleased himself with the...
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The Poetical Works of Charles Churchill: The duellist, in three books ...

Charles Churchill, William Tooke - 1844
...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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