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" ... in one knows not what, and springeth up one can hardly tell how. Its ways are unaccountable and inexplicable, being answerable to the numberless rovings of fancy and windings of language. It is, in short, a manner of speaking out of the simple and... "
The life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of a tour to the Hebrides ... - Sivu 471
tekijä(t) James Boswell - 1831
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The Works of Isaac Barrow, Nide 1

Isaac Barrow, James Hamilton - 1861
...language. It is, in short, a manner of speaking out of the simple and plain way (such as reason teacheth and proveth things by), which by a pretty surprising...stirring in it some wonder, and breeding some delight thereto.f It raiseth admiration, as signifying a nimble sagacity of apprehension, a special felicity...

The Life of Richard Porson, M. A.: Professor of Greek in the University of ...

John Selby Watson - 1861 - 431 sivua
...unaccountable and inexplicable, being answerable to the numberless rovings of fancy and windings of language. It raiseth admiration as signifying a nimble sagacity...of spirit, and reach of wit more than vulgar : it procureth delight by gratifying curiosity with its rareness, or semblance of difficulty; by directing...

A Compendium of English Literautre: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1863
...simple, and plain way, (such as reason teacheth and proveth things by,) which, by a pietty sur prising uncouthness in conceit or expression, doth affect...it some wonder, and breeding some delight thereto. KNOWLEDGE A SOURCE OF DELIGHT. Wisdom of itself is delectable and satisfactory, as it implies a revelation...

Choice specimens of English literature, selected and arranged by T.B. Shaw ...

Thomas Budd Shaw, sir William Smith - 1864
...language. It is, in short, a manner of speaking out of the simple and plain way (such as reason teacheth and proveth things by), which, by a pretty surprising...it some wonder, and breeding some delight thereto. 169. John Tillotson. 1630-1694. (Manual, p. 277.) HAPPINESS is GOODNESS. Another most considerable...

Scraps. [An anthology, ed.] by H. Jenkins

esq Henry Jenkins - 1864
...language. It is, in short, a manner of speaking out of the simple and plain way (such as reason teacheth and proveth things by), which, by a pretty surprising...expression, doth affect and amuse the fancy, stirring iu it some wonder, and breeding some delight thereto. It raisetb admiration, as signifying a nimble...

The Elements of Intellectual Philosophy

Francis Wayland - 1865 - 426 sivua
...way, which, by a pretty and surprising uncouthness in conceit or expression, doth affect and amusa the fancy, stirring in it some wonder, and breeding...vivacity of spirit and reach of wit more than vulgar. It seemeth to argue a rare quickness of parts, that one can fetch in remote conceits applicable ; a notable...

The British Controversialist and Literary Magazine, Nide 1

1865
...in conceit or expression, doth affect and amuse the fancy, showing in it some wonder, and breathing some delight thereto. It raiseth admiration as signifying...special felicity of invention, a vivacity of spirit and words and phrases, taking advantage from the ambiguity of their sense or the affinity of their sound....

A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1865 - 776 sivua
...teacheth and proveth things by,) which, by a pietty sui 282 MARVELL. [CHARLES ir. prising nncouthness in conceit or expression, doth affect and amuse the...it some wonder, and breeding some delight thereto. KNOWLEDGE A SOURCE OF DELIGHT. Wisdom of itself is delectable and satisfactory, ns it implies a revelation...

The British Controversialist and Literary Magazine

1865
...in short, a manner of speaking out of the simple and plain way (snch as reason teacheth and knoweth things by), which, by a pretty surprising uncouthness...conceit or expression, doth affect and amuse the fancy, showing in it some wonder, and breathing some delight thereto. It raiseth admiration as signifying...

Roses and Holly: A Gift-book for All the Year

1867 - 146 sivua
...language. It is, in short, a manner of speaking out of the simple and plain way, (such as reason teacheth and proveth things by,) which, by a pretty surprising...it some wonder, and breeding some delight thereto, YOUNG AUTHORS. * PHE excitement of literary composition pretty soon subsides with the hired labourer,...




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