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" Whoever wishes to attain an English style, familiar but not coarse, and elegant but not ostentatious, must give his days and nights to the volumes of Addison... "
The British Essayists;: Spectator - Sida xxviii
efter Alexander Chalmers - 1808
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A vocabulary, or, Collection of words and phrases which have been supposed ...

John Pickering - 1816 - 206 sidor
...Cicero valde placebit ;" and of whom Dr. Johnson emphatically says — " whoever " would attain a good English style, familiar but not " coarse, and elegant...his " days and nights to the volumes of Addison." Dr. Franklin, who in his Life informs us that it was one of tJie greatest objects of his ambition to...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, Volym 2

James Boswell - 1817
...amplitude, nor affected brevity : his periods, though not diligently rounded, are voluble and easy. Whoever wishes to attain an English style, familiar...give his days and nights to the volumes of Addison." Though the Rambler was not concluded till the year 1759, I shall, under .this year, say all that I...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott - 1817 - 407 sidor
...amplitude nor affected brevity ; his periods, though not diligently rounded, are voluble and easy. Whoever wishes to attain an English style, familiar...ostentatious, must give his days and nights to the volumes of AddisoH. IV.—Pleatwre and Pain.—SPECTATOR. THERE were two families, which, from the beginning of...
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The General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and ..., Volym 1

Alexander Chalmers - 1812
...affected brevity : his periods, though not diligently rounded, are voluble and easy. Whoever wishes1 to attain an English style, familiar but not coarse,...give his days and nights to the volumes of Addison. ' l Thii life, which appeared in the preceding edition of this Dietionary, \i an abi al guuut of that...
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Systematic Education, Or, Elementary Instruction in the Various ..., Volym 1

William Shepherd, Jeremiah Joyce, Lant Carpenter - 1817
...love of what is excellent, but with a readiness to imitate it. " Whoever wishes," says Dr. Johnson, " to attain an English style, familiar but not coarse,...give his days and nights to the volumes of Addison." CHAP. XVII. ON HISTORY. Utility, pleasures, and advantages attendant on the study of History ; illustrated...
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Elements of Moral Science, Volym 2

James Beattie - 1817
...scrupulosity, and * exact without apparent elaboration ; always equa* ble, and always eas,y.—Whoever wishes to attain ' an English style, familiar but...must give his days ' and nights to the volumes of Addison.'—See more on this subject in a Preface to an edition of Addison's papers, printed at Edinburgh...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volym 7

Samuel Johnson - 1818
...amplitude nor affected brevity ; his periods, though not diligently rounded, are voluble and easy. Whoever wishes to attain an English style, familiar...ostentatious, must give his days and nights to the volumes of Addi*on. HUGHES. JOHN HUGHES, the son of a citizen in London, and of Anne Burgess, of an ancient family...
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The Asiatic Journal and Monthly Miscellany ..., Volym 5

1818
...declaring : " whoever " wishes to attain an English style, " familiar but not coarse, and ele" gant but not ostentatious, must " give his days and nights to the " volumes of Addison !" When by orders from the Court of Directors, it was proposed in 1796 to establish an academy at Calcutta,...
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The Asiatic Journal and Monthly Register for British ..., Del 6, Volym 5

1818
...declaring : " whoever " wishes to attain an English style, " familiar but not coarse, and ele" gant but not ostentatious, must " give his days and nights to the " volumes of Addison !" When by orders from the Court of Directors, it was proposed in 1796 to establish an academy at Calcutta,...
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The Imperial magazine; or, Compendium of religious, moral ..., Volym 6

1824
...there is a striking instance recorded, in the life of that great genius, of whom Dr. Johnson says, " Whoever wishes to attain an English style, familiar...give his days and nights to the volumes of Addison." The instance referred to is recorded in Mr. Exley's Encyclopaedia, under the article, Addison, and...
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