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" Our general taste in England is for epigram, turns of wit, and forced conceits, which have no manner of influence either for the bettering or enlarging the mind of him who reads them, and have been carefully avoided by the greatest writers, both among... "
British Classics - Page 819
by Edward Francis Burney, Richard Corbould - 1786
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An essay on criticism; as it regards design, thought, and expression, in ...

John Oldmixon - 1728
...forgotten for ever. The SpeEtator very judicioufly animadverts on this Weaknefs: Our general lafte in England is for Epigram, Turns of Wit, and forced Conceits, which have no manner of Infiuence, either for the bettering or enlarging the Mind of him who reads them, and have been carefully...
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The Spectator, Volume 6

Richard Steele - 1729
...gives a Greatnefs of Mind to the Reader, which few of the Criticks bcfides Longinus have confideied. OUR general Tafte in England is for Epigram, Turns...have no manner of Influence, either for the bettering and enLrging the Mind of him who reads them, and have been care/ully avoided by the greateft Writers,...
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The Spectator: ...

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - 1767
...mind to the reader, which few of •> the critics befides Langinas have confideied. Our general talle in England is for epigram, turns of wit, and forced conceits, which have oo- manner of influence, either for the bettering or enlarging the mind . of him who reads them, and...
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The Spectator, Volume 6

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - 1778
...epigram, turns of wit, and forced conciirs, which have no manner of influence, either for the beitei ing or enlarging the mind of him who reads them, and have...greateft writers, both among the ancients and moderns. 1 have endeavoured in feveral of my fpeoulations to banifti this Gothic tafte, which has taken pofieilion...
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Select British Classics, Volume 16

English literature - 1803
...of mind to *he reader, which few of the critics besides Longinus have considered. Our general taste in England is for epigram, turns of wit, and forced...mind of Him who reads them, and have been carefully avoick ed by the greatest writers, both among the ancients and moderns. I have endeavoured in several...
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Selections from the Spectator, Tatler, Guardian, and Freeholder: Selections ...

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - English essays - 1804
...of mind to the reader, which few of the critics besides Longinus have considered. Our general taste in England is for epigram, turns of wit, and forced...reads them, and have been carefully avoided by the greatest writers, both among the antients and moderns. I have endeavoured in several of 6 my my speculations...
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The works of ... Joseph Addison, collected by mr. Tickell

Joseph Addison - 1804
...gives a greatness of mind to the reader, which few of the critics besides Longinus have considered. of influence, either for the bettering or enlarging...reads them, and have been carefully avoided by the greatest writers, both among the ancients and modems. I have endeavoured in several of my Speculations...
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Essays biographical, critical, and historical: Illustrative of the Tatler ...

Nathan Drake - Literary Criticism - 1805
...that pleasure which rises in the mind upon the perusal of a noble work. Vf • " Our general taste in England is for epigram, turns of wit, and forced...reads them, and have been carefully avoided by the greatest writers, both amottg the ancients and moderns. I have endeavoured, in several of my speculations,...
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Essays Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of the ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1805
...sources of that pleasure which rises in the mind upon the perusal of a noble work. " Our general taste in England is for epigram, turns of wit, and forced...reads them, and have been carefully avoided by the greatest writers, both among the ancients and moderns. I have endeavoured, in several of my speculations,...
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The Spectator, Volume 138

1927
...of mind to the reader, which few of the critics besides Longinus have considered. Our general tnste in England is for epigram, turns of wit, and forced...reads them, and have been carefully avoided by the greatest writers, both among the ancients and moderns. I have endeavoured, in several of my speculations,...
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