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The Elements of English Composition: Containing Practical Instructions for ... - Page 47
by David Irving - 1803 - 238 pages
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Letters written by Sir William Temple ... containing an account of the most ...

Sir William Temple, Jonathan Swift - Europe - 1731 - 585 pages
...calls the Followers or Votaries of them by feveral Names of bufy and of idle Men, but diftinguiihes the Faculties of the Mind that are converfant about...Word that is ufed to exprefs what the Spaniards and Italian! call Ingenio, and the French Efprit, both from the Latin ; but I think Wit more peculiarly...
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The Works of Sir William Temple Bart,: Complete in Four Volumes ..., Volume 3

Sir William Temple, Jonathan Swift - Europe - 1757
...calls the followers or votaries of them by feveral names of bufy and of idle men, but diftinguifhes the faculties of the mind that are converfant about...Spaniards and Italians call Ingenio, and the French Efprit, both from the Latin ; but I think wit more pe culiarly fignifies that of poetry, as may occur...
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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres, Volume 1

Hugh Blair - English language - 1787
...them " by the feveral names of Bufy and Idle Men; ?c but diftinguifhes the faculties of the mind, ?c that are converfant about them, calling the " operations...; and of the " other, Wit; which is a Saxon word, ufed toi tc exprefs what the Spaniards and Italians call " Ingenio, and the French, Efprit, both from...
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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres, Volume 1

Hugh Blair - English language - 1802
...calls the followers or votaries of them by the feveral " names of bufy and idle men ; but diftinguifhes the faculties " of the mind, that are converfant about them, calling the op" erations of the firft, wifdom ; and of the other, wit $ which " is a Saxon word, ufed to exprefs...
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English Grammar, Adapted to the Different Classes of Learners: With an ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1805 - 328 pages
...them, calling the operations of the firft, IVifdom ; and of the other, Wit ; which is a Saxon word, ufed to exprefs what the Spaniards and Italians call Ingenio, and the French Efprit, both from the Latin, though I think wit more particularly fignifies that of poetry, as may...
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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres, Volume 1

Hugh Blair - English language - 1807
...op" erations of the first, wisdom ; and of the other, wit ; which *' is a Saxon word, used to express what the Spaniards and *' Italians call Ingenio, and the French, esprit, both from the *' Latin ; though I think wit more particularly signifies that of " poetry, as may occur in remarks on the Runic...
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Lectures on rhetoric and belles lettres, Volume 1

Hugh Blair - English language - 1809
...feveral names of Bufy and Idle Men ; but diftin" guifhes the faculties of the mind, that are con" verfant about them, calling the operations of " the firft,...; and of the other, Wit ; " which is a Saxon word ufed to exprefs what the " Spaniards and Italians calls Ingenio, and the " French Efprit, both from...
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English Grammar: Adapted to the Different Classes of Learners : with an ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1809 - 332 pages
...the operations of the first, Wisdom ; and of the other, Wit ; which is a Saxon word, used to express what the Spaniards and Italians call Ingenio, and the French Esprit, both from the Latin, though I think wit more particularly signifies that of poetry, as may occur in remarks on the Runic...
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Letters on Literature, Taste, and Composition, Addressed to His Son

George Gregory - Books and reading - 1809 - 363 pages
...calling the operations of the first wisdom, and of the other wit, which is a Saxon word, used to express what the Spaniards and Italians call ingenio, and the French esprit, both from the Latin ; though I think wit more particularly signifies that of poetry, as may occur in remarks on the •Runic...
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The Works of Sir William Temple, Bart: To which is Prefixed, the ..., Volume 3

Sir William Temple - Europe - 1814
...other Wit, which is a Saxon word that is used to express what the Spaniards and Italians call Ingeniot and the French Esprit, both from the Latin ; but I think wit more peculiarly signifies that of poetry, as may occur upon remarks of the Runic language. To the first of these are...
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