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" ... an affected simplicity, sometimes a presumptuous bluntness giveth it being: sometimes it riseth only from a lucky hitting upon what is strange ; sometimes from a crafty wresting obvious matter to the purpose. Often it consisteth in one knows not what,... "
The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including a Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides - Стр. 463
авторы: James Boswell - 1831
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1859 - Страниц: 762
...riseth from a lucky hitting Upoo w}lat jg strann-e, sometimes from a crafty wrestmg obvious inat^r to the purpose : often it consisteth in one knows not what, and s,,rin<reth „„ one can hardly tell how. Its ways prising uncouthness in conceit or expression,...
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A COMPENDIUM OF ENGLISH LITERARURE

CHARLES D. CLEVELAND - 1860
...affected simplicity, sometimes a pre sumptuous bluntness, giveth it being : sometimes it riseth from a lucky hitting upon what is strange, sometimes from...manner of speaking out of the simple and plain way, (such as reason teacheth and proveth things by,) which, by a pietty sur prising uncouthness in conceit...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1860 - Страниц: 762
...affected simplicity, sometimes a pre sumptuous bluntness, giveth it being : sometimes it riseth from a lucky hitting upon what is strange, sometimes from...to the numberless rovings of fancy and windings of lann;ua£re. It is, in short, a manner of speaking out of the simple and plain way, (such as reason...
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The Vocabulary of Philosophy, Mental, Moral, and Metaphysical: With ...

William Fleming - 1860 - Страниц: 662
...affected simplicity: sometimes a presumptuous bluntness giveth it being ; sometimes it riseth from a lucky hitting upon what is strange : sometimes from...not what, and springeth up one can hardly tell how." "True wit is like the brilliant stone Dug from the Indian mine; Which boasts two various powers in...
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Wit and Humour, Selected from the English Poets: With an Illustrative Essay ...

Leigh Hunt - 1890 - Страниц: 332
...affected simplicity, sometimes a presumptuous bluntness, gives it being. Sometimes it riseth only from a lucky hitting upon what is strange; sometimes from...purpose. Often it consisteth in one knows not what, and springoth up one can hardly tell how. Its ways are unaccountable and inexplicable, being answerable...
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Word Studies in the New Testament, Том 3

Marvin Richardson Vincent - 1890
...nonsense. . . . Sometimes an affected simplicity, sometimes a presumptuous bluntness giveth it being, ... Its ways are unaccountable and inexplicable, being...numberless rovings of fancy and windings of language " (Barrow, Sermon XIV., " Against Foolish Talking and Jesting." The whole passage is well worth reading)...
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All the Year Round

1891
...Sometimes it riseth only from a lucky hitting upon what is strange ; sometimes from a crafty twisting obvious matter to the purpose. Often it consisteth...not what, and springeth up one can hardly tell how." • The last sentence goes to the root of the matter, for the foundation of Wit would seem to be surprise....
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Pennsylvania School Journal, Том 41

1892
...the purpose. Often it consisteth in one hardly knows what, and springeth up one can hardly tell how, being answerable to the numberless rovings of fancy and windings of language." It is largely because this sense of humor is unattainable that its possession gives such pleasure. We value...
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Oliver Wendell Holmes

Walter Jerrold - 1893 - Страниц: 144
...four years later ; while none of Lowell's " national " poetry had been issued. it with regard to wit, "often it consisteth in one knows not what, and springeth up one can hardly tell how." All that we can say is, I do not know what poetry is, but this is poetry, forthwith giving an example...
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Bon-mots of Sydney Smith and R. Brinsley Sheridan

Sydney Smith - 1893 - Страниц: 192
...reason, wicked wits abhor,'"— " The rays of wit gild wheresoeer they strike? — STILLINGWORTH. '' Often it consisteth in one knows not what, and springeth up one can hardly tell how."—BARROW. " Wot invain hath he lived, whose beneficent mirth Hath lightened the frowns and the...
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