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" His style is, indeed, a tissue of many languages ; a mixture of heterogeneous words, brought together from distant regions, with terms originally appropriated to one art, and drawn by violence into the service of another. "
New general biographical dictionary - Page 115
by Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose, Thomas Wright - 1848
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Sir Thomas Browne

Edmund Gosse - Writers - 1905 - 214 pages
...of view accepted by the greatest critic of the middle of the eighteenth century : " [Browne's] style is, indeed, a tissue of many languages ; a mixture...one art, and drawn by violence into the service of anotheij/ He must, however, be confessed to have augmented our philosophical ^diction; and", in defence...
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Baconiana

Drama - 1905
...a too literal translation. Dr. Johnson says with regard to Sir Thomas Browne's style, that it is ' a tissue of many languages ; a mixture of heterogeneous...and drawn by violence into the service of another. But his innovations are sometimes pleasing, and his temerities happy.' Sir Thomas Browne says of himself,...
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The Shakespeare Symphony: An Introduction to the Ethics of the Elizabethan Drama

Harold Bayley - English drama - 1906 - 393 pages
...latter a too literal translation. Dr Johnson says with regard to Sir Thomas Browne's style that it is a 'tissue of many languages ; a mixture of heterogeneous...and drawn by violence into the service of another. But his innovations are sometimes pleasing, and his temerities happy.' Sir Thomas Browne says of himself...
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A Trial of Witches: A Seventeenth-century Witchcraft Prosecution

Gilbert Geis - History - 1997 - 284 pages
...and antediluvian, gained currency. Samuel Johnson would observe that the words used by Browne "were originally appropriated to one art, and drawn by violence into the service of another."82 Edmund Gosse was appalled by the way Browne used language: "There was something abnormal...
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Samuel Johnson as Book Reviewer: A Duty to Examine the Labors of the Learned

Brian Hanley - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 293 pages
...a phrase that anticipates his criticism of the metaphysical poets in the "Life of Cowley." Browne's "style is, indeed, a tissue of many languages; a mixture...and drawn by violence into the service of another." 148 The extract also includes Johnson's eloquent defense of Browne from charges of impiety and, what...
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The Theater of Tony Kushner: Living Past Hope

James Fisher - Drama - 2002 - 274 pages
...pedantick, it is deep but obscure, it strikes but does not please, it commands but does not allure It is a tissue of many languages, a mixture of heterogeneous words brought together from distant regions" ("Sir Thomas Browne" 4). His literary influence is especially evident in the works of Swift and Melville,...
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On Eloquence

Denis Donoghue - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2008 - 208 pages
On Eloquence questions the common assumption that eloquence is merely a subset of rhetoric, a means toward a rhetorical end. Denis Donoghue, an eminent and prolific critic of ...
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Miscellaneous and fugitive pieces. ...

1774
...indeed, a Tiflue of many Languages ; a Mixture of heterogeneous Words, brought together from diftant Regions, with Terms originally appropriated to one...drawn by Violence into the Service of another. He muft, however, be confefled to have augmented our philofophical Diction ; and in Defence of his uncommon...
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sir thomas brownes

Sir Thomas Browne, Samuel Johnson - Christian ethics - 1927 - 219 pages
...indeed, a tiflue of many languages; a mixture of heterogeneous words, brought together from diftant regions, with terms originally appropriated to one art, and drawn by violence into the fervice of another. He muft, however, be confeffed to have augmented our philofophical diction; and...
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