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The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and additions ... - Page 111
by James Boswell - 1807
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1807
...objection : sometimes it is couched in a bold scheme •of speech ; in a tart irony, in a lusty hyperbole ; in a startling metaphor; in a plausible reconciling...representation of persons or things ; a counterfeit speech; a inimical look or gesture passeth for it : sometimes an affected simplicity, sometimes a presumptuous...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the ..., Volume 3

George Burnett - English prose literature - 1807
...objection : sometimes it is couched in a bold scheme 6f speech ; in a tart irony ; in a lusty hyperbole ; in a Startling metaphor; in a plausible reconciling...contradictions', or in acute nonsense : sometimes a scehical representation of persons or things; a counterfeit speech; a mimical look or gesture passeth...
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Specimens of English prose-writers, from the earliest times to the close of ...

George Burnett - 1807
...objection : sometimes it is couched in a bold scheme *bf speech ; in a tart irony ; in a lusty hyperbole ; in a startling metaphor; in a plausible reconciling...contradictions, or in acute nonsense : sometimes a seenical representation of persons or things ; a counterfeit speech; a mimical look or gesture passeth...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: comprehending an account of ..., Volume 3

James Boswell - Literary Criticism - 1807
...objection : sometimes it is couched in a bold scheme of speech, in a tart irony, in a lusty hyperbole, in a startling metaphor, in a plausible reconciling of contradictions, or in aqute nonsense : sometimes a scenical representation of persons or things, a counterfeit speech, a...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1813
...objection : sometimes it is couched In a bold scheme of speech ; in a tart irony; in a lusty hyperbole; in a startling metaphor; in a plausible reconciling...giveth it being : sometimes it - riseth only from a lucky hitting upon what is strange; sometimes from a crafty wrestling obvious matter to the purpose...
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Pantologia. A new (cabinet) cyclopædia, by J.M. Good, O. Gregory, and N ...

John Mason Good, Olinthus Gilbert Gregory - 1813
...objection : sometimes it is couched in a bold scheme of speech, in a tart irony, in a lusty hyperbole, in a startling metaphor, in a plausible reconciling...representation of persons or things, a counterfeit speech, a inimical look or gesture, passeth for it : sometimes an affected simplicity, sometimes a presumptuous...
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Pantologia. A new (cabinet) cyclopædia, by J.M. Good, O. Gregory, and N ...

John Mason Good, Olinthus Gilbert Gregory - 1819
...irony, in a lusty hyperbole, in a startling metaphor, in a plausible reconciling of contradictious, or in acute nonsense: sometimes a scenical representation of persons or things, a counterfeit speech, a inimical look or gesture, p.isieth for it: sometimes an aflVcted simplicity, sometimes a presumptuous...
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Lectures on the English comic writers: Delivered at the Surrey Institution ....

William Hazlitt - English literature - 1819 - 343 pages
...objection : sometimes it is couched in a hold scheme of speech ; in a tart irony ; in a lusty hyperbole ; in a startling metaphor ; in a plausible reconciling...representation of persons or things, a counterfeit speech, a inimical look or gesture passeth for it ; sometimes an affected simplicity, sometimes a presumptuous...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1820
...objection : sometimes it is couched in a bold scheme of speech, in a tart irony, in a lusty hyperbole, in a startling metaphor, in a plausible reconciling...representation of persons or things, a counterfeit speech, a inimical look or gesture, passeth for it: sometimes an affected simplicity, sometimes a presumptuous...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. Copious notes by Malone

James Boswell - 1821
...him." Mr Wilkes said to me, loud enough for Dr. Johnson to hear, " Dr. Johnson should make me a present in a lusty hyberbole, in a startling metaphor, in...representation of persons or things, a counterfeit speech, a mimioal look or gesture, passeth for it : sometimes an affected simplicity, sometimes a presumptuous...
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