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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 - 1870 - 540 pagina’s
...or in acute nonsense ; sometimes an affected simplicity, sometimes a presumptuous bluntness, givcth it being; sometimes it riseth only from a lucky hitting...a crafty wresting obvious matter to the purpose." § 3. A large mass of Butler's miscellaneous writings has been published; and a curious discovery was...
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Choice Specimens of English Literature: Selected from the Chief English ...

Thomas Budd Shaw, Sir William Smith - 1850 - 477 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 from a crafty wresting ubvious matter to the purpose : often it consisteth in one knows not what, and springeth up one can...
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Literature and Life

Edwin Percy Whipple - 1871 - 344 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...matter to the purpose. Often it consisteth in one hardly knows what, and springeth up one can hardly tell how, being answerable to the numberless rovings...
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Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers, Robert Carruthers - 1876
...nonsense : sometimes a scenical representation of persons or things, a counterfeit speech, a mimical tioned it as an honour to Shakspeare, that in his...which they thought a malevolent speech. I had not consists in one knows not what, and springeth up one can hardly tell how. Its ways are unaccountable...
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A History of English Literature

Thomas Budd Shaw - 1876 - 550 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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Typical selections from the best English authors, with ..., Volume 1

English authors - 1876
...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 Pupil teacher, a monthly educational journal. H. Major, ed

Henry Major - 1876
...gesture passeth for it; sometimes au affected simplicity, sometimes a presumptuous bluntncss, gives it being ; sometimes it riseth only from a lucky hitting upon what is strange; sometimes from a crafty wrestling obvious matter to the purpose." . The above illustrations, besides showing the congrnity...
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Celebrities I Have Known: With Episodes, Political, Social ..., Volume 2

Lord William Pitt Lennox - 1877
...nonsense; sometimes a scenical representation of persons or things, a counterfeit speech, a inimical look or gesture, passeth for it ; sometimes an affected...wresting obvious matter to the purpose ; often it consists in one knows not what, and springeth up one can hardly tell how. Its ways are unaccountable...
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The Science of Rhetoric: An Introduction to the Law of Effective Discourse

David Jayne Hill - 1877 - 304 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...Its ways are unaccountable and inexplicable, being answer able to the numberless rovings of fancy and windings of language. It is, in short, a manner...
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The Science of Rhetoric: An Introduction to the Laws of Effective Discourse

David Jayne Hill - 1877 - 304 pagina’s
...imes an affected simplicity, sometimes a presumptuous bluntuess, giveth it being : sometimes it riseth from a lucky hitting upon what is strange : sometimes...matter to the purpose : often it consisteth in one know? not what, and springeth up one can hardly tell how. Its ways are unaccountable and inexplicable,...
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