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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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A Complete Manual of English Literature

Thomas Budd Shaw - 1867 - 540 pagina’s
...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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A Complete Manual of English Literature

Thomas Budd Shaw - 1867 - 540 pagina’s
...hyperbole, in a startling metaphor, in a plausible reconciling of contradictions, or in acute nonsense ; sometimes an affected simplicity, sometimes a presumptuous...sometimes from a crafty wresting obvious matter to the purpose.'^X^ 3. A large mass of Butler's miscellaneous writings has been published ; and a curious...
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Roses and Holly: A Gift-book for All the Year

1867 - 146 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 riseth from a lucky hitting upon what is strange, sometimes from a crafty wresting obvious matter to the purpose...
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A Treasury of Table Talk

Treasury - 1868 - 128 pagina’s
...nonsense : sometimes a scenical representation of person or things, a counterfeit speech, a inimical look or gesture passeth for it : sometimes an affected...matter to the purpose; often it consisteth in one hardly knows what, and springeth up one can hardly tell how. Its ways are unaccountable and inexplicable,...
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Studies in English prose: specimens, with notes, by J. Payne

Joseph Payne - 1868
...nonsense : sometimes a scenical representation 3 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 (matter that lies in the way) to the purpose : often it consisteth in...
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A Complete Manual of English Literature

Thomas Budd Shaw - 1869 - 540 pagina’s
...plausible reconciling of contradictions, or in acute nonsense ; sometimes an affected simplicity, Eometimes a presumptuous bluntness, giveth it being; sometimes...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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Choice Specimens of English Literature: Selected from the Chief English ...

Thomas Budd Shaw, William Smith - 1869 - 477 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 wresUng obvious matter to the purpose:...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 127

1869
...nonsense : sometimes a sccnical representation of persons or things, a counterfeit speech, a inimical 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 Quarterly Review, Volume 127

1869
...nonsense : sometimes a scenical representation of persons or things, a counterfeit speech, a inimical look or gesture passeth for it : sometimes an affected...presumptuous bluntness giveth it being ; sometimes it riscth from a lucky hitting upon what is strange, sometimes from a crafty wresting obvious matter to...
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A Complete Manual of English Literature

Thomas Budd Shaw - 1870 - 540 pagina’s
...plausible reconciling of contradictions, or in acute nonsense; sometimes an affected simplicity, Eometimes a presumptuous bluntness, giveth it being; sometimes...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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