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" ... an objection. Sometimes it is couched in a bold scheme of speech, in a tart irony, in a lusty hyperbole, in a startling metaphor, in a plausible reconciling of contradictions, or in acute nonsense : sometimes a scenical representation, of persons... "
The life of Samuel Johnson. Copious notes by Malone - Pagina 382
door James Boswell - 1821
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Wit and Humour, Selected from the English Poets: With an Illustrative Essay ...

Leigh Hunt - 1846 - 357 pagina’s
...nonsense. Sometimes a scenical representation of persons or things, a counterfeit speech, a mimical look or gesture, passeth for it. Sometimes an affected simplicity, sometimes a presumptuous bluntness, gives it being. Sometimes it riseth only from a lucky hitting upon what is strange ; sometimes from...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 12

1847
...reconciling of contradictions; or in acute nonsense. Sometimes it ariseth only from a lucky hitting what is strange : sometimes from a crafty wresting obvious matter to the purpose. Its ways are unaccountable anil inexplicable; being answerable to the numberless rovings of fancy and...
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A Lift for the Lazy

Henry Wharton Griffith - 1849 - 195 pagina’s
...nonsense ; sometimes a scenical representation of persons or things, a counterfeit speech, a inimical look or gesture, passeth for it ; sometimes an affected...hitting upon what is strange ; sometimes from a crafty wrestling of obvious matter to the purpose. Often it consisteth in one knows not what, and springeth...
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A Lift for the Lazy

Henry Wharton Griffith - 1849 - 195 pagina’s
...nonsense ; sometimes a scenical representation of persons or things, a counterfeit speech, a inimical look or gesture, passeth for it ; sometimes an affected...sometimes a presumptuous bluntness giveth it being j sometimes it riseth only from a lucky hitting upon what is strange ; sometimes from a crafty wrestling...
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Elementary Sketches of Moral Philosophy: Delivered at the Royal Institution ...

Sydney Smith - 1850 - 391 pagina’s
...nonsense ; — sometimes a scenical representation of persons or things, a counterfeit speech, a inimical look or gesture, passeth for it ; — sometimes an...presumptuous bluntness, giveth it being ; — sometimes it ariseth only from a lucky hitting upon what is strange ; — often it consisteth in one knows not what,...
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Elementary Sketches of Moral Philosophy: Delivered at the Royal Institution ...

Sydney Smith - 1850 - 391 pagina’s
...nonsense ; — sometimes a scenical representation of persons or things, a counterfeit speech, a mimical look or gesture, passeth for it ; — sometimes an...presumptuous bluntness, giveth it being ; — sometimes it ariseth only from a lucky hitting upon what is strange ; — often it consisteth in one knows not what,...
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Elementary Sketches of Moral Philosophy: Delivered at the Royal Institution ...

Sydney Smith - 1850 - 424 pagina’s
...scenical representation of " persons or things, a counterfeit speech, a mimical look "or gesture, passe th for it; — sometimes an affected " simplicity, sometimes...presumptuous bluntness, " giveth it being ; — sometimes it ariseth only from a "lucky hitting upon what is strange; — often it con" sisteth in one knows not...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [Followed by] The journal of a tour to ..., Volume 4

James Boswell - 1851
...nonsense; sometimes a scenical representation of persons or things, a counterfeit speech, a mimieal look or gesture, passeth for it; sometimes an affected...from a crafty wresting obvious matter to the purpose. Otten it consisteth in one knows not what, and springeth up one can hardly tell how. Its ways are unaccountable...
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REASON AND FAITH, AND OTHER MISCELLANIES OF HENRY ROGERS

1853
...nonsense ; sometimes a scenical representation of persons or things, a counterfeit speech, a mimical look or gesture, passeth for it; sometimes an affected...purpose. Often it consisteth in one knows not what, and•springeth up one can hardly tell how. Its ways are unaccountable and inexplicable; being answerable...
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The Elements of Intellectual Philosophy

Francis Wayland - 1861 - 426 pagina’s
...nonsense : sometimes a scenical representation of persons or things, a counterfeit speech, a mimical look or gesture passeth for it : sometimes an affected...presumptuous bluntness, giveth it being : sometimes it riseth from a lucky hitting upon what is strange, sometimes from a crafty wresting obvious matter to the purpose...
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