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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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George Selwyn and His Contemporaries: With Memoirs and Notes, Volume 3

John Heneage Jesse - Politicians - 1844
...regarded perhaps as a tolerable specimen of Warburton's style ; which, according to Dr. Johnson, was " copious without selection, and forcible without neatness;...coarse and impure, and his sentences are unmeasured." His death took place at Gloucester on the 7th of June 1779. BISHOP WARBURTON TO GEORGE SELWYN. Gloucester,...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope - 1850 - 484 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;...his diction is coarse and impure; and his sentences arc unmeasured. He had, in the early part of his life, pleased himself with the notice of inferior...
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A General Biographical Dictionary, Volume 4

John Gorton - Biography - 1851
...used DO allurement« of gentle language, hut wished to compel rather than to persuade. His en le is copious without selection, and forcible without neatness...coarse and impure, and his sentences are unmeasured." — E HCVT. ftrif. /It/cm'* Gen. Bivg. WARD (EDWARD) a burlesque poet ami miscellaneous writer, born...
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a popular dictionary of arts, sciences, literature, history, politics, and ...

francis lieber - 1851
...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-generai in the American army, graduated at Harvard college, in 1748....
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A New General Biographical Dictionary, Volume 12

Hugh James Rose - Biography - 1853
...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." Life of Pope. In 1789 Dr. Samuel Parr published, Tracts, by Warburton, and a Warburtonian (Hurd) not...
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Johnson's Lives of the British poets completed by W. Hazlitt, Volume 3

Samuel Johnson - 1854
...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 ALEXANDER POPE

DR. WARBURTON - 1856
...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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Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1861
...The Divine Legation of Moses. Printed for J. Robinson.'— IliWKlxs: Liff n/Johtuion, p. 69. ness ; he took the words that presented themselves ; his diction is coarse and impure, and his sentences arc unmeasured. lie had iu the early part of his life pleased himself with the notice of inferior wits,...
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A Catalogue of Books, the Property of a Political Economist: With Critical ...

John Ramsay McCulloch - Catalogs, Dictionary - 1862 - 394 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." — (Johnson's Life of Pope.) The Alliance between Church and State. 2d edition. 8vo. London, 1751....
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The Christian Treasury: A Selection of Standard Treatises on Subjects of ...

T. S. Memes - Theology, Doctrinal - 1867
...he used no allurements of gentle language, but wished to compel rather than persuade. HI. style is ng upon themselves swift destruction," 2 Pet. ii....eternal life in any other •way than he hath pointed — Johnson'! Lij<~ ttfPope. For a view of the character moro favourable, but not more |ust, I would...
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