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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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Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical ..., Nide 1

Robert Chambers, Robert Carruthers - 1876
...short, a manner of speaking out of the simple and plain way — such as reason teacheth and provcth man ; Empedodes, the Sicilian ; and Apollonius, of...and holy fathers of the church. But little do men p therein. It raiseth admiration, as signifying a nimble sagacity of apprehension, a special felicity...

Reminiscences and anecdotes of celebrated preachers

Thomas Jackson - 1876
...unaccountable and inexplicable, being answerable to the numberless ravings of fancy and windings of language. It raiseth admiration, as signifying a nimble sagacity...special felicity of invention, a vivacity of spirit, a reach of wit more than vulgar ; it seemeth to argue a rare quickness of parts, that one can fetch...

Classical English Reader: Selections from Standard Authors. With Explanatory ...

Henry Norman Hudson - 1877 - 452 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...vivacity of spirit, and reach of wit more than vulgar : 6 it seeming to argue a rare quickness of parts, that one can fetch in remote conceits applicable...

Celebrities I Have Known: With Episodes, Political, Social, Sporting ..., Nide 2

Lord William Pitt Lennox - 1877
...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...delight thereto. It raiseth admiration, as signifying PUNNING. 85 a nimble sagacity of apprehension, a special felicity of invention, a vivacity of spirit...

Celebrities I Have Known: With Episodes, Political, Social, Sporting and ...

Lord William Pitt Lennox - 1877
...it some wonder, and breeding some delight thereto. It raiseth admiration, as signifying PUNNING. 85 a nimble sagacity of apprehension, a special felicity...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 Science of Rhetoric: An Introduction to the Laws of Effective Discourse

David Jayne Hill - 1877 - 304 sivua
...(such as reason teacheth and proveth things by), which, by a pretty surprising uncouthness in aonceit or expression, doth affect and amuse the fancy, stirring in it some wonder, and breeding some delight thtreto. — Barrow. (2) I call it atheism by establishment, when any state, al such, shall not acknowledge...

The Elements of Rhetoric

James De Mille - 1878 - 564 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." § 434. HUMOR. Humor may be defined as the quality of fancy which gives to things a ridiculous turn...

Great Authors of All Ages: Being Selections from the Prose Works of Eminent ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - 1879 - 555 sivua
...language. It is, in short, a manner of speaking out of the simple and plain way (such as reason teacheth syntax and etymology, and that even a whole life would...will sometimes be hurried by eagerness to the end, seemeth to argue a rare quickness of parts, that one can feteh in remote conceits applicable; a notable...

Great Authors of All Ages: Being Selections from the Prose Works of Eminent ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - 1879 - 555 sivua
...language. It is, in short, a manner of speakinjr out of the simple and plain way (such as reason teacheth ' bV̗i5ws|Ę 6& i {99 0 ~ {M ֝7 s 4 z {kޚ ) kl p% =e^@...JN p! <q P W xK g}m{ )s . {T '> إ o>~ %VX JM} _ 6 w sapac-ity of apprehension, a special felicity of invention, a vivacity of spirit and reach of wi; more...

A Thousand Thoughts from Various Authors

Arthur B. Davison - 1880 - 374 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...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...




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