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" He is to exhibit his author's thoughts in such a dress of diction as the author would have given them, had his language been English : rugged magnificence is not to be softened : hyperbolical ostentation is not to be repressed, nor sententious affectation... "
The Quarterly Review - Page 2
by William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, Sir William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, William Macpherson, Rowland Edmund Prothero Baron Ernle, George Walter Prothero - 1826
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden,: Now ..., Volume 3

John Dryden, Edmond Malone - 1800
...ostentation is not to be repressed, nor sententious affectation to have its points blunted. A translator is to be like his author : it is not his business to excel him. " The reasonableness of these rules seems sufficient for their vindication ; and the effects produced...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden: Now ..., Volume 3

John Dryden - 1800 - 662 pages
...ostentation is not to be repressed, nor sententious affectation to have its points blunted. A translator is to be like his author : it is not his business to excel him. " The reasonableness of these rules seems sufficient for their vindication ; and the effects produced...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With An Essay on His Life and ..., Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...ostentation is not to be repressed ; nor sententious affectation to have its point blunted. A translator is to be like his author ; it is not his business to excel him. The reasonableness of these rules seems sufficient for their vindication ; and the effects produced...
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Waller, Butler, Rochester, Roscommon, Otway, Pomfret, Dorset, Stepney, J ...

Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...ostentation is not to be repressed ; nor sententious affectation to have its point blunted. A translator ile and ingenuous elephant T' his own and only female is gallan The reasonableness of these rules seems sufficient for their vindication ; and the effects produced...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes, Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...ostentation is not to be repressed ; nor sententious affectation to have its point blunted. A translator is to be like his author ; it is not his business to excel him. The reasonableness of these rules seems sufficient for their vindication j. and the effects produced...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - 1816
...ostentation is not to be repressed ; nor sententious affectation to have its point blunted. A translator is to be like his author ; it is not his business to excel him. The reasonableness of these rules seems sufficient for their vindication ; and the effects produced...
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The works of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson - 1818
...not to be represVeu VI. Dd sed ; nor sententious affectation to have its point blunt ed. A translator is to be like his author ; it is not his business to excel him. The reasonableness of these rules seem sufficient for their vindication ; and the effects produced...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1820
...ostentation is not to be repressed ; nor sententious affectation to have its point blunted. A translator is to be like his author ; it is not his business to excel him. The reasonableness of these rules seems sufficient for their vindication ; and the effects produced...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1820
...ostentation is not to be repressed ; nor sententious affectation to have its point blunted. A translator is to be like his author ; it is not his business to excel him. \ The reasonableness of these rules seems sufficient for their vindication ; and the effects produced...
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The lives of the English poets

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1823
...ostentation is not to be repressed ; nor sententious affectation to have its point blunted. A translator is to be like his author ; it is not his business to excel him. The reasonableness of these rules seems sufficient for their vindication ; and the effects produced...
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