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" Softly has got all the bad ones without book ; which he repeats upon occasion, to show his reading, and garnish his conversation. Ned is indeed a true English reader, incapable of relishing the great and masterly strokes of this art ; but wonderfully... "
The Tatler - Page 258
by Sir Richard Steele - 1804
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A History of English Literature

E. J. Mathew - English literature - 1901 - 534 pages
...incapable of relishing the great and masterly strokes of this art ; but wonderfully pleased with the little Gothic ornaments of epigrammatical conceits,...frequent in the most admired of our English poets. " ' You must understand,' says Ned, ' that the sonnet I am going to read to you was written upon a...
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English Essays

Walter Cochrane Bronson - Digital images - 1905 - 404 pages
...great and masterly strokes of this art, but wonderfully pleased with the little gothic ornaments 5 of epigrammatical conceits, turns, points, and quibbles,...ancients, simplicity in its natural beauty and perfection. 10 Finding myself unavoidably engaged in such a conversa- ; tion, I was resolved to turn my pain into...
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Selections from the Writings of Joseph Addison

Joseph Addison - 1905 - 346 pages
...relishing the great and masterly strokes of this art ; but wonderfully pleased with the little Gothick ornaments of epigrammatical Conceits, Turns, Points,...manner of the ancients, simplicity in its [natural *3 S beauty and perfection. Finding my self unavoidably engaged in such a conversation, I was resolved...
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Selections from the Writings of Joseph Addison

Joseph Addison - 1905 - 346 pages
...our English •-* wonderfully pleased with the little Gothick ornaments of epi- '•*.]. grammatical Conceits, Turns, Points, and Quibbles, which are so...after the manner of the ancients, simplicity in its [natural1] 5 beauty and perfection. Finding my self unavoidably engaged in such a conversation, I was...
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Twelve Centuries of English Poetry and Prose

Alphonso Gerald Newcomer - English literature - 1910 - 756 pages
...strokes of this art ; but wonderfully pleased with tho little Gothic' ornaments of epigram iiiiiticul 3 Will's Coffee House. 6 A very populnr poet i The assumed name of of tin1 17th reii tup editor of...
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English Prose and Verse from Beowulf to Stevenson

Henry Spackman Pancoast - English literature - 1915 - 816 pages
...wonderfully pleased went on. with the little Gothic ornaments of epigram- And tune ^ melodious notes, matical ast, Henry Spackman, 1858-1928 "Pray observe the gliding of that verse; our English poets, and practised by those who 20 there is...
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A Book of English Literature, Selected and Ed, Volume 1

Franklyn Bliss Snyder, Robert Grant Martin - English literature - 1916 - 889 pages
...incapable of relishing the great and masterly strokes of this art; but wonderfully pleased with the (N 1 [40 and strength to represent, after the manner of the ancients, simplicity in its natural beauty and...
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