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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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The Lucubrations of Isaac Bickerstaff, Esq: Revised and Corrected, Volume 3

1711
...moll admired of our E.ngl:jh Poets, and praiftifed by thofe who want Genius and Strength to reprefent, after the Manner of the Ancients, Simplicity in its natural Beauty and Perfection. Finding my felf unavoidably engaged in fuch a Converfation, I was refolved to turn my Pain into a Pleafuie,...
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Harrison's British Classicks, Volume 3

1785
...incapable of relilhing the great and malreriy ftrokes of this art; but wonderfully pleafed with the little Gothic ornaments of epigrammatical conceits, turns, points, and quibbles; which are fo frequent in the molt admired of our F.ngliih poets, and practiied by thofe who want penius and ibength...
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The British essayists; with prefaces by A. Chalmers

British essayists - 1803
...incapable of relishing the great and masterly strokes of this art ; but wonderfully pleased with the little Gothic ornaments of epigrammatical conceits,...and strength to represent, after the manner of the antients, simplicity in its natural beauty and perfection. Finding myself unavoidably engaged in such...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Volume 3

Joseph Addison - 1804
...incapable of relishing the great ar?d masterly strokes of this art; but one wonderfully pleased with the little Gothic ornaments of epigrammatical conceits,...conversation, I was resolved to turn my pain into pleasure, and to divert myself as well as I could with so very odd a fellow. " You must understand...
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Selections from the Spectator, Tatler, Guardian, and Freeholder: Selections ...

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - English essays - 1804
...masterly strokes of this art ; but wonderfully pleased with the little gothic ornaments of epigrammaucal conceits, turns, points, and quibbles ; which are...and strength to represent, after the manner of the antients, simplicity in its natural beauty and perfection. Finding myself unavoidably engaged in such...
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The British Essayists: Tatler

James Ferguson - English essays - 1823
...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, and practiced by those who want genius and strength to represent, after the manner of the ancients, simplicity...
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Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Chambers - Authors, American - 1830
...strokes of this art ; but wonderfully pleased with the little Gothic ornaments of epigram mat ical now her frowus make und strength to represent, after the manner of the ancients, simplicity in its natural beauty and perfection....
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The Works of Joseph Addison: The Tatler. The Guardian. The Freeholder. The ...

Joseph Addison - 1837
...incapable of relishing the great and masterly strokes of this art ; but one wonderfully pleased with the little Gothic ornaments of epigrammatical conceits,...turns, points, and quibbles, which are so frequent m the most admired of our English poets, and practised by those who want genius and strength to represent,...
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The British Essayists: Tatler.-v. 5-12. Spectator.-v. 13-15. Guardian.-v. 16 ...

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1856
...incapable of relishing the great and masterly strokes of this art ; but wonderfully \ pleased with the little Gothic ornaments of epigrammatical conceits,...the ancients, simplicity in its natural beauty and perfec-^, tion. Finding myself unavoidably engaged in such a conversation, I was resolved to turn my...
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THE WORKS OF JOSEPH ADDISON VOL. III

1864
...incapable of relishing the great and masterly strokes of this art ; but one wonderfully pleased with the little Gothic ornaments" of epigrammatical conceits,...conversation, I was resolved to turn my pain into pleasure, and to divert myself as well as I could with so very odd a fellow. " You must understand...
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