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" English : and have endeavoured to make him speak that kind of English which he would have spoken had he lived in England, and had written to this age. "
The Literary Miscellany: Including Dissertations and Essays on Subjects of ... - Page 241
1806
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes, Volume 13

John Dryden, Walter Scott - 1821
...made him more sounding, and more elegant than he was before in English ; and have endeavoured to make him speak that kind of English, which he would have spoken had he lived in England, and had written to this age. If sometimes any of us (and it is but seldom) make him express the customs...
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The Classical Museum, Volume 6

Leonhard Schmitz - 1849
...made him more sounding, and more elegant, than he was before in English : and have endeavoured to make him speak that kind of English which he would have spoken had he lived in England, and had he written to this age. If sometimes any of us (and it is but seldom) make him express the...
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The Satires of Juvenal, Persius, Sulpicia and Lucilius

Juvenal, Sulpicia - 1852 - 512 pages
...made him more sounding, and more elegant, than he was before in English : and have endeavoured to make him speak that kind of English, which he would have spoken had he lived in England, and had written to this age. If sometimes any of us (and it is but seldom) make him express the customs...
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The Poetical Works of John Dryden: Containing Original Poems, Tales, and ...

John Dryden - 1867 - 445 pages
...made him more soundirigTand more elegant, than he was before in English ; and have endeavoured to make 84 /j f^\b cq^e S ŧ;N5"O E m o / E [ , q^ and had written to this age. If sometimes any of us (and it is but seldom) make him, express the customs...
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The Satires of Juvenal, Persius, Sulpicia and Lucilius: Literally Translated ...

Juvenal, Sulpicia - 1876 - 512 pages
...made him more sounding, and more elegant, than he was before in English: and have endeavored to make him speak that kind of English, which he would have spoken had he lived in England, and had written to this age. If sometimes any of us (and it is but seldom) make him express the customs...
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Essays of John Dryden

John Dryden - 1882 - 218 pages
...made him more sounding, and more elegant, than he was before in English : and have endeavoured to make him speak that kind of English, which he would have spoken had he lived in England, and had written to this age. If sometimes any of us (and it is but seldom) make him express the customs...
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The Works of John Dryden: Poetical works

John Dryden, Sir Walter Scott - 1887
...made him more sounding, and more elegant, than he was before in English ; and have endeavoured to make him speak that kind of English, which he would have spoken had he lived in England, and had written to this age. ~lf sometimes any of us (and it is but seldom) make him express the customs...
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The Poetical Works of John Dryden

John Dryden - 1909 - 1056 pages
...made him more sounding, and more elegant, than he was before in English; and ha vr endeavor'd to make him speak that kind of English which he would have spoken had he liv'd in England, and had written to this age. If sometimes any of us (and 't is but seldom) make him...
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Candide: Or, Optimism

Voltaire - 1947 - 144 pages
...translator should be able to say, as Dryden said of his version of Juvenal, 'I have endeavoured to make him speak that kind of English, which he would have spoken had he lived in England, and had written to this age.' There is one more point to make. Candide has lost little of its general...
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