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A Discourse Concerning Ridicule And Irony In Writing

Auhtor: Archie Frederick Collins

Language: english
Published: 1729

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Review by O. Brown, October 2008


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... he ignored his own wounds in order to applaud a critic's. suspicions that there is a sophism in what he calls my hypothesis. That is a temper that ...
... an insidious blind to vindicate his attacks upon an organized priesthood. We can recognize now that his opponents oversimplified his intention, that they ...
... and have not the least . of those qualitys for wch the superstitious world admires them.[17]. He applied this principle of divisive attack in A ...
... for any of Collins's work. Its first notice appeared in the Monthly Catalogue: Being a General Register of Books, Sermons, Plays, Poetry, Pamphlets, &c. ...
... pp. 432-433. [12] Edward Chandler, A Defence of Christianity from the Prophecies of the Old Testament (London, 1725), p. ii. [13] A Letter to Dr. ...
... should banish the Droll, and the Droll the Inquisitor. One of the greatest and best Authorities for the pleasant and ironical manner of treating ...
... bantering Treatises against him, Lucy Bishop of St. Davids, Shafto, and particularly the Reverend Droll, Dr. Eachard, in two Dialogues, which, it ...
... and Learned so others, of a lower kind, are to be found among the lower Readers, who sleep under all Works which do not make them merry. In a ...
... shall have them in Derision: and must judge, that laughing to scorn, and deriding the greatest Men upon Earth, even Kings and Princes, to be a laudable ...
... in his Title-Page three inexhaustible Sources of Wit and Irony against the Corrupters of true and genuine Religion. In like manner he turns upon the ...
... Family, and was a Man of great Parts and a generous Temper, but of loose Principles in Religion so a Priest was sent to instruct him. He began with ...
... Passive Obedience, the divine Right of Kings, &c. rise and fall according to particular Occasions but Laughter at Dissenters seems fixt for ever, if ...
... Method of Irony. And has not Success justify'd his Method. For the Book has had a free Vent in several Impressions has been very generally read and ...
... could not help laughing at the Bishop, by himself and so was led on mechanically to write in that Humour, and to publish what he wrote, and afterwards ...
... and to which no Answer will ever be made, is by his own Confession a Farce when he says in his Preface, If you ask why I treat this Subject by way ...
... be more sharp and bitter against the Dissenters than what this Man wrote in his Answer to the Protestant Reconciler and yet how frankly, or rather ...
... and therefore he thinks that he directs his Course very prudently, and happily too, who in his Passage to such a Cathedral, takes a School in his way.. Again, ...
... without calling any Man to Account for the Liberties they took who, as far as appears, were not expos'd [138] to any Danger thereby. It is also ...
... the first copy (both volumes), and $8.50 for additional copies. Price to non-members, $10.00. Already published in this series:. 1. John Ogilby, The ...
... for what greater Comfort would mortal Men have. See Walker's Sufferings, &c. p. 178. [89] See the Article Heylin, in Wood's Athen Oxon. [90] ...