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English Composition; Eight Lectures Given at the Lowell Institute
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Agrippina beginning Ben Jonson better catch the eye chapter chief chiefly clause clear commonplace composed composition of sentences consider course definite deliberate distinct effect elements of style English English language example express fact figures Fisher Ames George Eliot give glance grammar graph Harvard College human idea impression Impropriety Jefferson Davis language Latin less literature marks matter Maud Watson means mind modern Nero never notable number of words order of words palpable passage perhaps periodic periodic sentences phrase piece of style precisely pretty principle of Coherence principle of Mass principle of Unity principles of composition Publius Crassus purpose question reader relation remember Saxon secret Sejanus sense Shakspere short simple single Sir Thomas Browne Solecism speech subtile suggest tell tence thing thought and emotion tion trait truth usage whoever whole compositions wish to produce writing