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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... "
Grammatical analysis - Pagina 32
door Walter Scott Dalgleish - 1865
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Including a Journal of a Tour to the ...

James Boswell - 1833 - 1182 pagina’s
...; yet he would find the transfusion into another language extremely difficult, if not iniposattain an English style, familiar but not coarse, and elegant...give his days and nights to the volumes of Addison 2." [His manner of criticising and commending Addison's prose was p.^' the same in conversation as...
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Historical Researches Into the Politics, Intercourse, and Trade of ..., Volume 1

Arnold Hermann Ludwig Heeren - 1833 - 560 pagina’s
...printed upon a superfine woes paper, with plates of medals, 4 vols. foolscap 8vo. cloth boards, \l. " Whoever wishes to attain an English style, familiar but not coarse, and elegant bnt it ostentatious, mnst give his days and nights to the volumes of Addison."— Dr. JoknA HISTORICAL...
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The Bibliographer's Manual of English Literature: Containing an Account of ...

William Thomas Lowndes - 1834 - 1082 pagina’s
...Svo. 6 vols, with portrait, 3/. 12s. Large Paper, 5. 8s. Dr. Johnson observed of Addison. ' Whorter wishes to attain an English style, familiar but not...give his days and nights to the volumes of Addison.' — The Miscellaneous Works in Verse and Prose, and Remarks on several parts of Italy, &c. in 1701,1702,...
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An Historical Sketch of the Origin of English Prose Literature, and of Its ...

William Gray - 1835 - 124 pagina’s
...printed upon a superfine wove paper, with plates of medals, 4 vols. foolscap Svo. cloth boards, \l. "Whoever wishes to attain an English style, familiar...give his days and nights to the volumes of Addison." — Dr. Johnson, rpHE MISCELLANEOUS WORKS OF SIR PHILIP *- SIDNEY ; with a Life of the Author, and...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including a Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1835 - 604 pagina’s
...trouble ; yet be would find the transfusion into another language extremely difficult, if not imposattain Addison2." [His manner of criticising and commending Addison's prose was the same in conversation as...
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The life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of his tour to ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1835 - 366 pagina’s
...amplitude, nor affected brevity : his periods, though not diligently rounded, are voluble and easy.(i) Whoever wishes to attain an English style, familiar...not coarse, and elegant but not ostentatious, must (1) When Johnson showed me a proof sheet of the character of Addison, in which he so highly extols...
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Five Lessons for Young Men

Solomon Southwick - 1837 - 204 pagina’s
...as to his literary merit, we do not differ widely, if any, from Dr. Johnson. " Whoever," says he, " wishes to attain an English style, familiar but not...give his days and nights to the volumes of Addison." We have alluded to the licentiousness and obscurity of such dramatic authors of old, as Aristophanes...
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Sketches of the Life and Character of the Rev. Lemuel Haynes, A. M.: For ...

Timothy Mather Cooley - 1837 - 358 pagina’s
...Addison received his entire approbation : — " Whoever wishes to Vol. ii., page 581, Life of Akennd*. attain an English style, familiar but not coarse,...give his days and nights to the volumes of Addison." Of the Spectator he used to say, with the exception of Mr. Addison's papers and some others, it contained...
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A Critical History of English Literature: The Restoration to 1800, Volume 3

David Daiches - 1979 - 336 pagina’s
...invention." As for Addison's prose, Johnson considered it "the model of the middle style," and concluded that "whoever wishes to attain an English style, familiar...give his days and nights to the volumes of Addison." Addison mediated between town and country, between landed gentry and prosperous citizen, even— to...
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A Grammar of the English Language: The 1818 New York First Edition with ...

William Cobbett - 1983 - 202 pagina’s
...follow Cobbett here. "At the end of his Life of Addison, Dr. Johnson observes that "Whoever wishes i0 attain an English style, familiar but not coarse,...give his days and nights to the volumes of Addison." Number 41 1. "There are, indeed, but very few, who know how to be idle and innocent, or have a relish...
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