| Samuel Johnson - 1772
...either didactick or defen' five, occupies al^aoft all his profe, excent ccpt thofe pages which he has **devoted to his patrons ; but none of his prefaces...tedious.. They have not the formality of a fettled** flyle, in which the firft half of the fentence betrays the other. . The claufes are never Balanced,... | |
| Samuel Johnson - 1779
...his profe, except ccpt thofe pages which he has devoted to his patrons; but none of his prefaceswere **ever thought tedious. They have not the formality of a fettled ftyle,** irr which the firft half of the fentence betrays the other. The claufes are never' balanced, nor the... | |
| 1780
...Criticifm, either didactic or defenftvc, occupies almoft all hit profe, except tbofe pages which he has **devoted to his patrons; but none of his prefaces were...not the formality of a fettled ftyle, in which the** lint half of the fentence betrays the other. The claufes are never balanced, nor the periods modelled... | |
| Edmund Burke - 1780
...which he has devoted to his patrons ; but none of his prefaces were ever thuught tedious. They hav-е **not the formality of a fettled ftyle, in which the...the other. The claufes are never balanced, nor the** period» modelled ; every word feems to drop by chance, though it falls into its proper place. Nothing... | |
| Ralph Griffiths, G. E. Griffiths - 1780
...thought tedious. They have not the formality of a fettle.! liylr, in which the full half of the lenience **betrays the other. The claufes are never balanced,...modelled ; every word feems to drop by chance, though it** (alls into its proper place. Nothing is cold or languid; the whole is airy, animated, and vigorous;... | |
| Samuel Johnson - 1781 - عدد الصفحات: 503
...Criticifm, either didactick or defenfive, occupies almoft all his profe, except thofe pages which he has **devoted to his patrons ; but none of his prefaces...never balanced, nor the periods modelled ; every word** feema to drop by chance, though it falls into its proper place. Nothing is cold or languid ; the whole... | |
| Samuel Johnson - 1781 - عدد الصفحات: 503
...Criticifin, either didadick or defenfive, occupies almoft all his profe, except thofe pages which he has **devoted to. his patrons ; but none of his prefaces...of a fettled ftyle, in which the firft half of the** fentencc betrays the other. The claufes are I 4 never never balanced, nor the periods modelled j every... | |
| Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...Criticifm, either dida&ick or defenfive, occupies almoft all his profc, except thofe pages which he has **devoted to his patrons; but none of his prefaces were...of a fettled ftyle, in which the firft half of the** fcntence betrays the other. The claufes are never balanced, nor the periods modelled ; every word fcems... | |
| English poets - 1790
...Criticifm, either didaftick or defenfive, occupies almoft all his profe, except thofe pages which he has **devoted to his patrons ; but none of his prefaces...betrays the other. The claufes are never balanced,** Q 4 nor nor the periods modelled: every word feem's to drop by chance, though it falls into its proper... | |
| Samuel Johnson - 1792
...Criticifm, either dida<2ick or defenfive, 1occupies almoft all his profe, except thofe pages which he has **devoted to his patrons; but none of his prefaces were...firft half of the fentence betrays the other. The** caufes are never balanced, nor the periods modelled: every word feems to drop by chance, though it... | |
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