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A Critical Essay On Characteristic Writings

Auhtor: Henry Gally

Language: english
Published: 1725

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... of California, Los Angeles ASSISTANT EDITOR. W. EARL BRITTON, University of Michigan. ADVISORY EDITORS. EMMETT L. AVERY, State ...
... character is too often merely a showcase for the writer's wit. One frequently finds a succession of ingenious metaphors, each redefining ...
... English attitude toward human nature and its literary representation. Alexander H. Chorney Fellow, Clark Library Los Angeles, California. Notes ...
... his Knowledg of Words, will not be so readily allow'd. Besides, the Credit of the Books ending in ana runs very low, and in particular the Menagiana have ...
... met with, by preserving the native Simplicity of his Characters, by retaining those antient Manners and Customs which he alludes to, and keeping up the ...
... I think my self oblig'd, in order to justify both Mr. de la Bruyere and my self, to shew that this Censure is very unreasonable, and very unjust.[D] ...
... the Philosopher above the Peasant, and gives the Preference to one Author above another. This Knowledge has a Force, something like to that of Magic ...
... Parts, into the Character of another Virtue or Vice, is so far from being a Transgression of the Nature of Things, that, on the contrary, all the Beauty ...
... as the Whole, exactly to this Pitch, is the Work of a sagacious Head, and of a perfect Judgment.-An Author, in this Kind, must not dwell too long ...
... further Observations relating to the Constitution ofCharacteristic-Writings which, to prevent Repetitions, I forbear mentioning here but if the Reader ...
... till he goes to Bed again, he never recovers from his Fit of Absence: The Distractions of his Mind admit of no Cessation or Interruption: His whole ...
... Strokes which compose a Character must be bold, but not extravagant. Nature must not be distorted, to excite either Ridicule or Admiration. Reason ...
... mysterious, but that it may be told in less than two or three Pages. Giton is rich, and Phebon is poor. [Q: C. id. ibid. fer.]. Sometimes there is ...
... intended, it must come in as the +epimuthion+, the Moral of the Fable which will make the Contents of this Article, still more different from the nature ...
... I only declare my own Opinion on the Matter, that Mr. _de la Bruyere_'s Style appears to me forc'd, affected, and improper for Characteristic Writings. ...
... and his Piece cannot properly be reckoned amongCharacteristic-Writings But tho' he did not essedly write Characters, yet this Work shews that ...
... still accompanied with old Songs, honest Thoughts, and Prayers, but short ones yet they have their Efficacy, in that they are not pauled with insuing ...
... and those which are represented byCharacteristic-Writers but this Difference is so small, that I doubt not but he, who is an able Master in one of ...
... De Carmine Pastorali, translated by Creech (1684). [#14495]. 9. T. Hanmer's (.) Some Remarks on the Tragedy of Hamlet (1736). [#14899]. 10. Corbyn ...
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