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" I cannot build a house for my ideas," said he; "I have tried to do without words, and words take their revenge on me by their difficulty." "If there is a man upon earth tormented by the cursed desire to get a whole book into a page, a whole page into... "
Essays in Criticism - 233. oldal
szerző: Matthew Arnold - 1865 - 302 oldal
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Words: Their Use and Abuse

William Mathews - 1876 - 384 oldal
...such an extreme that he tried almost to do without words. " If there is a man on earth," said he, " tormented by the cursed desire to get a whole book...this phrase into one word, — that man is myself." The ambition of many American speakers, and not a few writers, is apparently the reverse of this. We...

The Dublin University Magazine, 89. kötet

1877
...words revenge/ themselves by difficulty. If there is a man tormented by the cursed ambition to put a whole book into a page, a whole page into a phrase, and this phrase into a word, it is I. Certain parts spring up in me naturally, too finished to allow me to dispense with...

The University Magazine, 1. kötet

1878
...miniature-painting of himself: — If ever a man was tormented by the accursed ambition of putting a whole book into a page, a whole page into a phrase, and that phrase into a word, I am that man. It will be said that I speak with .-subtlety. This is sometimes...

The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal, 91. kötet

1878
...miniature-painting of himself :— If ever a man was tormented by the accursed ambition of putting a whole book into a page, a whole page into a phrase, and that phrase into a word, I am that man. It will be said that I speak with subtlety. This is sometimes...

Science, 18. kötet

1903
...of matter and of style. Said Joubert : " If there is a man tormented by the accursed ambition to put a whole book into a page, a whole page into a phrase, and that phrase into a word, it is I." Little wonder that Joubert has succeeded La Rochefoucauld as the...

Aphorisms: An Address Delivered Before the Edinburgh Philosophical ...

John Morley - 1887 - 55 oldal
...suffered from what a famous writer of aphorisms in our time has described as " the cursed ambition to put a whole book into a page, a whole page into a phrase, and the phrase into a word." But the moral thought itself in Tacitus mostly belongs less to the practical...

Classic French Course in English

William Cleaver Wilkinson - 1890 - 324 oldal
...the literary form of his work : If there exists a man tormented by the accursed ambition of putting a whole book into a page, a whole page into a phrase, and that phrase into a word, that man is myself. Joubert was a natural unchangeable classicist in taste...

Practical Rhetoric

John Duncan Quackenbos - 1896 - 477 oldal
...conquered ! " Brevity is forceful. " If there is a man on earth," said Joubert, " tormented by the desire to get a whole book into a page, a whole page...phrase, and this phrase into one word, — that man is myself."1 In contrast to such desire for concentration of energy is the prevailing American tendency...

The House and Home: A Practical Book, 1. kötet

1896
...and Emerson might say, even more than Joubert, that if any man ever lived who made it his aim to put a whole book into a page, a whole page into a phrase, and a whole phrase into a word, he is that man. (.S"i7 est un homme tourmente par la maudite ambition dc...

Pensées of Joubert

Joseph Joubert - 1896 - 135 oldal
...that are not clear is very narrow. II. If ever a man was tormented by the accursed ambition of putting a whole book into a page, a whole page into a phrase, and that phrase into a word, I am that man. 12. It will be said that I speak with subtlety. This is sometimes...




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