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" His prose is the model of the middle style; on grave subjects not formal, on light occasions not grovelling; pure without scrupulosity, and exact without apparent elaboration; always equable, and always easy, without glowing words or pointed sentences.... "
The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. - Pagina 148
door Samuel Johnson - 1840
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Lives

Samuel Johnson - 1800
...grave subjects not formal, on light occasions not grovelling; pure without sciupulosity, and exact without apparent elaboration ; always equable, and...ambitious ornaments, and tries no hazardous innovations. HL> page is always luminous, but never blazes in unexpected splendour. It was apparently his principal...
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The Spectator: In Eight Volumes. : Vol. I[-VIII].

1803
...scrupulosity, and exact without apparent elaboration ; always equal, and always easy, without giving words or pointed sentences. Addison never deviates...luminous, but never blazes in unexpected splendour. It seems to have been his principal endeavour to avoid all harshness and severity of diction, he is therelore...
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The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ..., Volume 1

Great Britain - 1804
...pure without scrupulosity, and exact without apparent elaboration ; always equable, and always c*asy, without glowing words or pointed sentences. Addison...splendour. It was apparently his principal- endeavour Jo avoid all harshness and seventy of diction ; he is therefore s metimes verbose in hi-j transitions...
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Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - 1805
...in 1777, N28, and 106, Hth edition. jsions not grovelling : pure without scrupulosity, and exact without apparent elaboration ; always equable, and...severity of diction ; he is therefore sometimes verbose in his transitions and connections, and sometimes descends too jnuch to the language of conversation...
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Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of ..., Volume 3

Nathan Drake - 1805
...in 1777, N 28, and 106, 14th edition. sions not grovelling : pure without scrupulosity, and exact without apparent elaboration ; always equable, and...severity of diction ; he is therefore sometimes verbose in his transitions and connections, and sometimes descends too much to the language of conyersation...
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The Lives of the Most Celebrated English Poets, with Criticisms. Extracted ...

Samuel Johnson - 1805 - 312 pagina’s
...always equable, and always easy without glowing words or pointed sentences. Addison never deviated from his track to snatch a grace ; he seeks no ambitious...luminous, but never blazes in unexpected splendour. " It seems to have been his principal endeavour to avoid all harshness and severity of diction; he is therefore...
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The Microcosm: A Periodical Work, Volume 2

John Smith, George Canning, Robert Percy Smith, John Hookham Frere - 1809
...grave subjects not formal ; on light occasions not groveling ; pure wkhout scrupulosity, and exact without apparent elaboration. Always equable, and...deviates from his track to snatch a grace ; he seeks no amhitious ornaments, and tries no hazardous innovations. His page is always luminous ; but never blazes...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper;: Dryden, Smith, Duke ...

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...on grave subjects not formal, on light occasions not groveling; pure without scrupulosity, and exact without apparent elaboration; always equable, and...severity of diction ; he is therefore sometimes verbose in his transitions and connections, and sometimes descends too much to the language of conversation;...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With An Essay on His Life and ..., Volume 10

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...grave subjects not formal, on light occasions not grovelling ; pure without scrupulosity, and exact without apparent elaboration ; always equable, and...severity of diction ; he is therefore sometimes verbose in his transitions and connections, and sometimes descends too much to the language of conversation...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 9

Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...scrupulosity, and exact without apparent elaboration; always equable, and always easy, without lo\ving words or pointed sentences. Addison never deviates...severity of diction ; he is therefore sometimes verbose in his transitions and connections, and sometimes descends too much to the language of conversation;...
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