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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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Half-hours of translation, or Extracts from the best British and American ...

Alphonse Mariette - 1860
...it, passe pour ctre de 1'esprit. 9 it is lodged, etc objection, il se trouve plac6 dans une question sometimes an affected simplicity, sometimes a presumptuous bluntness giveth it being ;—sometimes it ariseth only from a lucky hitting upon what is strange ; t —often it consisteth in one knows not...
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The Life of Richard Porson, M. A.: Professor of Greek in the University of ...

John Selby Watson - 1861 - 431 pagina’s
...nonsense; sometimes a scenical representation of persons or things, a counterfeit speech, a rnimical look or gesture passeth for it; sometimes an affected simplicity, sometimes a presumptuous bltmtness gives it being ; often it consisteth in one knows not what, and springeth up one can hardly...
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A Compendium of English Literautre: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1863
...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 pre sumptuous bluntness, giveth it being : sometimes it riseth from a lucky hitting upon what is strange,...
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Choice specimens of English literature, selected and arranged by T.B. Shaw ...

Thomas Budd Shaw, sir William Smith - 1864
...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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The Elements of Intellectual Philosophy

Francis Wayland - 1865 - 426 pagina’s
...sometimes an affected simplicity, sometimes a presumptuous bluntness, giveth it being : sometimes it riseth from a lucky hitting upon what is strange, sometimes...consisteth in one knows not what, and springeth up one knows not how. Its ways are unaccountable and inexplicable, being answerable to the rovings of fancy...
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The British Controversialist and Literary Magazine, Volume 1

1865
...nonsense ; sometimes a scenical representation of persons or things, a counterfeit speech, a inimical look or gesture passeth for it ; sometimes an affected simplicity, sometimes a presumptuous reach of wit more than vulgar, it seeming to argue a rare quickness of parts that one can fetch in...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1865 - 776 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 pre sumptuous bluntness, giveth it being : sometimes it riseth from a lucky hitting upon what is strange,...
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Lectures on English Literatures from Chaucer to Tennyson

Henry Reed - 1866 - 411 pagina’s
...sometimes an affected simplicity, sometimes a presumptuous boldness, giveth it being; sometimes it riseth from a lucky hitting upon what is strange, sometimes...wresting obvious matter to the purpose ; often it consisted) in one knows not \v?iat, and springeth up one can hardly tell how. Its ways are unaccountable...
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Selections from the writings of Isaac Barrow

Isaac Barrow - 1866
...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 givcth it being ; sometimes it riseth only from a lucky hitting upon what is strange, sometimes from...
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A COMPLETE MAN OF ENGLISH LITERATURE.

THOMAS B. SHAW - 1867
...hyperbole, in a startling metaphor, in a plausible reconciling of contradictions, or in acute nonsense; sometimes an affected simplicity, sometimes a presumptuous...a crafty wresting obvious matter to the purpose." 3. A large mass of Butler's miscellaneous writings has been published ; and a curious discovery...
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