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" It is requisite that the language of an heroic poem should be both perspicuous and sublime. In proportion as either of these two qualities are wanting, the language is imperfect. "
The Modern Preceptor Or a General Course of Education: Containing ... - Page 102
by John Dougall - 1810 - 580 pages
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Select British Classics, Volume 14

English literature - 1803
...particular in any of my opinions, and incline to those who judge the most advantageously of the author. It is requisite that the language of an heroic poem...sublime. In proportion as either of these two qualities are wanting, the language is imperfect. Perspicuity is the first and most necessary qualification ;...
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The works of ... Joseph Addison, collected by mr. Tickell

Joseph Addison - 1804
...particular in any of my opinions, and incline to those who judge the most advantageously of the author. It is requisite that the language of an heroic poem...sublime. In proportion as either of these two qualities are wanting, the language is imperfect. Perspicuity is the first and most necessary qualification ;...
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The British Essayists;: Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...particular in any of my opinions, and incline to those who judge the most advantageously of the author. It is requisite that the language of an heroic poem...sublime. In proportion as either of these two qualities are wanting, the language is imperfect. Perspicuity is the first and most necessary qualification ;...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Volume 4

Joseph Addison - 1811
...particular in any of my opinions, and incline to those who judge the most advantageously of the author. It is requisite that the language of an heroic poem...sublime. In proportion as either of these two qualities ae wanting,1 the language is imperfect. Perspicuity is the first and most necessary qualification...
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The Spectator [by J. Addison and others]; with notes, and a general index

Spectator The - 1811
...particular in any of my opinions, and in-line to those who judge the most advantageously of the author. It is requisite that the language of an heroic poem...should be both perspicuous and sublime. In proportion at either of these two qualities arc wanting, the language is imperfect. Perspicuity is the first and...
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The British Essayists: To which are Prefixed Prefaces ..., Volume 1

James Ferguson (advocate.) - English essays - 1819
...particular in any of my opinions, and incline to those who judge the most advantageously of the author. It is requisite that the language of an heroic poem...sublime. In proportion as either of these two qualities are wanting, the language is imperfect. Perspicuity is the first and most necessary qualification ;...
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The English and French Languages Compared in Their Grammatical Constructions ...

William Driverger - 1820
...mistress along with them to a wood, where, after Laving stabbed her to the heart, they killed each other. The language of an heroic poem should be both perspicuous...sublime : in proportion as either of these two qualities are wanting, the language is imperfect. Perspicuity is the first and most necessary qualification ;...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1821
...propriety of speech, than writers of a later period. The following instances are collected by Dr. Lowth : " It is requisite that the language of an heroic poem,...perspicuous and sublime. In proportion as either of these qualities are wanting, the language is imperfect." Addison's Spect. No. 285. " "Tis observable that...
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The Elements of English Composition: Serving as a Sequel to the Study of Grammar

David Irving - English language - 1821 - 318 pages
...disjunctive particles. Each of these words imply some pursuit or object relinquished. Blair's Rhetoric. It It is requisite that the language of an heroic poem...be both perspicuous and sublime. In proportion as tither of these two qua litics are wanting, the language is imperfect.— Addison, Spectator. , Ntitlur...
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The Spectator: With Notes, and a General Index. The Eight Volumes Comprised ...

Spectator (London, England : 1711) - 1822 - 771 pages
...particular in any of my opinions, and incline to those who judge the most advantageously of the author. It is requisite that the language of an heroic poem...sublime. In proportion as either of these two qualities are wanting, the language is imperfect. Perspicuity is the first and most necessary qualification j...
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