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" Whoever wishes to attain an English style, familiar but not coarse, and elegant but not ostentatious, must give his days and nights to the volumes of Addison... "
The Sportsman - Seite 27
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The Sporting magazine; or Monthly calendar of the transactions of the turf ...

...of his wife, of Addison the immortal Essayist. Here he formed that style which subsequently gave BO great a charm to his writings ; following, as he has...reach, although often " a long reach," of four of the most renowned packs of fox-hounds of the day — the Quorn, the Pytchley with John Warde then at...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Life

James Boswell - 1799
...the intellect no trouble ; yet he Whoever Aetat.41.] BoswelVs projected works. 261 Whoever wishes to attain an English style, familiar but not coarse, and elegant but not ostentatious, must give his days and nights to the volumes of Addison1.' Though The Rambler was not concluded till...
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General Biography: Or, Lives, Critical and Historical, of the Most ..., Band 1

John Aikin - 1799
...call in question. " Whoever," says Dr. Johnson, (Lifeof Addison, in the English Poets) " wishes to attain an English style, familiar but not coarse, and elegant but not ostentatious, must give his days and nights to the volumes of Addison." The faäs in the preceding account are taken...
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Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the ..., Band 1

James Boswell - 1799
...familiar, and elegant, to an Englishman, as to give the intellect no trouble ; yet he Whoever wishes to attain an English style, familiar but not coarse, and elegant but not ostentatious, must give his days and nights to the volumes of Addison'.' Though The Rambler was not concluded till...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden ..., Band 1,Teil 1

John Dryden - 1800 - 442 Seiten
...be justly affixed as a motto to the volumes of Burke. Dr. Johnson has said, that " whoever wishes to attain an English style, familiar but not coarse, and elegant but not ostentatious, must give his days and nights to the volumes of Addison." He who has this object in view, may surely,...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden, Now First ...

John Dryden - 1800
...be justly affixed as a motto to the volume* of Burke. Dr. Johnson has said, that " whoever wishes to attain an English style, familiar but not coarse, and elegant but not ostentatious, must give his days and nights to the volumes of Addison." He who has this object in view, may surely,...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden, Now First ...

John Dryden - 1800
...be justly aflixed as a motto to the volumes ot Burke. Dr. Johnson has said, that " whoever wishes to attain an English style, familiar but not coarse, and elegant but not ostentatious, must give his days and nights to the volumes of Addison." He who has this object in view, may surely,...
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The minstrel: in two books: with some other poems. To which are now added ...

James Hay Beattie - 1803
...honours of literary applause more liberally than on you ? Have I not said, that " who" ever wishes to attain an English style, familiar but " not coarse, and elegant but not ostentatious, must " give his days and his nights to the volumes of Ad" dison f" ADDISON. You have indeed bestowed...
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The Spectator: In Eight Volumes. : Vol. I[-VIII].

1803
...affected brevity : his periods, though not dilligently rounded, are voluble and easy. Whoever wishes to attain an English style, familiar but not coarse, and elegant but not ostentatious, must give his days and nights to the volumes of ADDISON. TO i . THE RIGHT HONOURABLE JOHN LORD SOMMERS;...
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Select British Classics, Band 11

1803
...affected brevity : his periods, though not dilligently rounded, are voluble and easy. Whoever wishes to attain an English style, familiar but not coarse, and elegant but not ostentatious, must give his days and nights to the volumes of ADDISON. TO THE RIGHT HONOURABLE JOHN LORD SOMMERS;...
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