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A Grammar of Rhetoric, and Polite Literature: Comprehending the Principles of Language and Style (1838) - Alexander Jamieson
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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www. million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: tion and judgment he can ever attain. Such, it seems, were the periods which produced Homer, Virgil, and Milton. (Art. 22. Ill us.) CONCLUSION. 31. From what has been said in the preceding chapters, a foundation has been laid for many observations, both cu- s rious and useful. It appears, that language Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www. million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: tion and judgment he can ever attain. Such, it seems, were the periods which produced Homer, Virgil, and Milton. (Art. 22. Ill us.) CONCLUSION. 31. From what has been said in the preceding chapters, a foundation has been laid for many observations, both cu- s rious and useful. It appears, that language was, at first, barren in words, but descriptive by the sound of those words; and expressive in the manner of uttering them, by the aid of significant tones and gestures. Style was figurative and poetical; arrangement was fanciful and lively. In all the successive changes which language has undergone, as the world advanced, the understanding has gained ground on the fancy and imagination. The progress of language in this respect, resembles the progress of age in man. The imagination is most vigorous and predominant in youth; with advancing years, the imagination cools, and the understanding ripens. 32. Thus language, proceeding from sterility to copiousness, hath, at the same time, proceeded from vivacity to accuracy; from the fire of poetical enthusiasm to the coolness of philosophical precision. Those characters of early language, descriptive sound, vehement tones and gestures, figurative style, and inverted arrangement, all hang together, have a mutual relation on each other, and have all gradually given place to arbitrary sounds, calm pronunciation, simple style, plain arrangement. Language is bc- eome, in modern times, more correct indeed, and accurate; but less striking and animated: in its ancient state, more favourable to poetry and oratory; in its present, more adapted to reason and philosophy. CHAPTER V. OF THE ORIGIN AND PROGRESS OP WRITING. 33. NEXT to speech, Writing is, beyond doubt, the most useful art which men possess. It is plainly an improv Books, , A-Grammar-of-Rhetoric-and-Polite-Literature~~Alexander-Jamieson, 999999999, A Grammar of Rhetoric, and Polite Literature: Comprehending the Principles of Language and Style (1838), Alexander Jamieson, 1436960347, Kessinger Publishing Company, , , , , Kessinger Publishing Company

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Internationaler Buchtitel. In englischer Sprache. Verlag: KESSINGER PUB CO, 308 Seiten, L=229mm, B=152mm, H=21mm, Gew.=621gr, Gebunden, Klappentext: The Elements Of Taste And Criticism, With Rules For The Study Of Composition And Eloquence, Illustrated By Appropriate Examples, Selected Chiefly From The British Classics. The Elements Of Taste And Criticism, With Rules For The Study Of Composition And Eloquence, Illustrated By Appropriate Examples, Selected Chiefly From The British Classics.

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The Elements Of Taste And Criticism, With Rules For The Study Of Composition And Eloquence, Illustrated By Appropriate Examples, Selected Chiefly From The British Classics.

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9781436960342
ISBN (ISBN-10): 1436960347
Hardcover
Publishing year: 2008
Publisher: KESSINGER PUB CO
308 Pages
Weight: 0,621 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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