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" ... knows not what, and springeth up one can hardly tell how. Its ways are unaccountable and inexplicable, being answerable to the numberless rovings of fancy and windings of language. It is, in short, a manner of speaking out of the simple and plain... "
The Cyclopædia of Wit and Humor: Containing Choice and Characteristic ... - viii. oldal
szerző: William Evans Burton - 1859
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Introduction to English literature, from Chaucer to Tennyson

Henry Reed - 1857 - 360 oldal
...manner of speaking out of the simple and plain way, (such as reasoning teacheth and proveth things by), which, by a pretty surprising uncouthness in conceit or expression, doth aft'ect and amuse the fancy, stirring it to some wonder and breeding some delight thereto." One cannot...

Russell's Magazine

Paul Hamilton Payne - 1858
...in the main as pretty correct; that it is a manner of speak- '. ing out of the simple and plain way, which by a pretty surprising uncouthness in conceit...it some wonder , and breeding some delight thereto. Locke is of opinion that the province of wit is to trace resemblances, while that of judgment is to...

A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1858 - 762 oldal
...reason teacheth and proveth things by,) which, by a pietly sur prising i the fane thereto. prising uncouthness in conceit or expression, doth affect...stirring in it some wonder, and breeding some delight KNOWLEDGE A SOURCE OF DELIGHT. Wisdom of itself is delectable and satisfactory, as it implies a revelation...

The Elements of Intellectual Philosophy

Francis Wayland - 1859 - 426 oldal
...is, in short, a manner of speaking out of the plain way, which, by a pretty and surprising icouthness in conceit or expression, doth affect and amuse the...vivacity of spirit and reach of wit more than vulgar. It seemcth to argue a rare quickness of parts, that one can fetch in remote conceits applicable ; a notable...

The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His ..., 4. kötet

James Boswell - 1859
...short, a manner of speaking out of the simple and plain way (such as reason teacheth and proveth things by), which by a pretty surprising uncouthness in conceit...some wonder, and breeding some delight thereto. It raisetJi admiration, as signifying a nimble sagacity of apprehension, a special felicity of invention,...

A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1859 - 762 oldal
...consisteth in one knows not what, and s,,rin<reth „„ one can hardly tell how. Its ways prising uncouthness in conceit or expression, doth affect...it some wonder, and breeding some delight thereto. KNOWLEDGE A SOURCE OF DELIGHT. Wisdom of itself is delectable and satisfactory, as it implies a revelation...

Works, 2. kötet

Leigh Hunt - 1859
...a manner of speaking out of the aim-/ pie and plain way (such as reason teacheth and knoweth things by), which by a pretty surprising uncouthness in conceit or expression doth affect and amuse the fancy, showing in it some wonder, and breathing some delight thereto. It raiseth admiration, as signifying...

Half-hours of translation, or Extracts from the best British and American ...

Alphonse Mariette - 1860
...manner of speaking out of the plain way, 4 which, by an uncouthness in conceit 5 or expression, doth amuse the fancy, stirring in it some wonder, and breeding some delight. 6 It raiseth admiration, as signifying 7 a nimble sagacity of apprehension, 8 a special felicity of...

The Life of Richard Porson, M. A.: Professor of Greek in the University of ...

John Selby Watson - 1861 - 431 oldal
...unaccountable and inexplicable, being answerable to the numberless rovings of fancy and windings of language. It raiseth admiration as signifying a nimble sagacity...of spirit, and reach of wit more than vulgar : it procureth delight by gratifying curiosity with its rareness, or semblance of difficulty; by directing...

The Works of Isaac Barrow, 1. kötet

Isaac Barrow, James Hamilton - 1861
...short, a manner of speaking out of the simple and plain way (such as reason teacheth and proveth things by), which by a pretty surprising uncouthness in conceit...stirring in it some wonder, and breeding some delight thereto.f It raiseth admiration, as signifying a nimble sagacity of apprehension, a special felicity...




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