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" Small productions will be more common than bulky books ; there will be more wit than erudition, more imagination than profundity ; and literary performances will bear marks of an untutored and rude vigor of thought — frequently of great variety and... "
A Complete Manual of English Literature - Page 483
by Thomas Budd Shaw - 1867 - 540 pages
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Essays Upon Authors and Books

William Alfred Jones - American literature - 1849 - 236 pages
...There will be more wit than erudition, more imagination than profundity ; and literary performances will bear marks of an untutored and rude vigor of...frequently of great variety and singular fecundity. The object of authors will be to astonish rather than to please, and to stir the passions more than...
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Outlines of English Literature: By Thomas B. Shaw

Thomas Budd Shaw - American literature - 1852 - 465 pages
...distinguished for phi. losophical insight; and although many of his speculations are visionary, not a few are pregnant with reflective wisdom. He says in regard...philosopher, is more imperative and prevailing than in monarchial lands. Newspapers and school-books are, therefore, the characteristic form of literature...
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Democracy in America, Volume 2

Alexis de Tocqueville - Democracy - 1862
...there will be more wit than erudition, more imagination than profundity ; and literary performances will bear marks of an untutored and rude vigor of...frequently of great variety and singular fecundity. The object of authors will be to astonish rather than to please, and to stir the passions more than...
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Outlines of English Literature

Thomas Budd Shaw - 1865
...distinguished for philosophical insight; and although many of his speculations are visionary, not a few are pregnant with reflective wisdom. He says in regard...fecundity." What may be termed the casual writing and speakmg of the country, confirms this prophecy. The two most prolific branches of literature in America,...
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OUTLINES OF ENGLISH LITERATURE

THOMAS B. SHAW, B.A. - 1866
...distinguished for philosophical insight;* and although many of his speculations are visionary, not a few are pregnant with reflective wisdom. He says in regard...branches of literature in America, are journalism arid educational works. The aim in both is to supply that immediate demand which, according to the...
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A Complete Manual of English Literature

Thomas Budd Shaw - American literature - 1867 - 540 pages
...wisdom. He sr.ys in regard to the literary development of such a republic as our own, that its ear!; fruits " will bear marks of an untutored and rude...casual writing and speaking of the country, confirms tnii prophecy. The two most prolific branches of literature in America are journalism and educational...
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A COMPLETE MAN OF ENGLISH LITERATURE.

THOMAS B. SHAW - 1867
...republic as our own, that its early fruits " will bear marks of an untutored and rude vigor of thoughts, frequently of great variety and singular fecundity."...writing and speaking of the country, confirms this I rophecy. The two most prolific branches of literature in America He journalism and educational works....
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The World's Great Classics: Democracy in America, by A. de Tocqueville

Timothy Dwight, Julian Hawthorne - Literature - 1899
...there will be more wit than erudition, more imagination than profundity ; and literary performances will bear marks of an untutored and rude vigor of...frequently of great variety and singular fecundity. The object of authors will be to astonish rather than to please, and to stir the passions more than...
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The World's Best Essays: From the Earliest Period to the Present Time, Volume 10

David Josiah Brewer - English essays - 1900
...there will be more wit than erudition, more imagination than profundity; and literary performances will bear marks of an untutored and rude vigor of...frequently of great variety and singular fecundity. The object of authors will be to astonish rather than to please, and to stir the passions more than...
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Crowned Masterpieces of Literature that Have Advanced ..., Volume 10

David Josiah Brewer - English literature - 1902
...there will be more wit than erudition, more imagination than profundity; and literary performances will bear marks of an untutored and rude vigor of...frequently of great variety and singular fecundity. The object of authors will be to astonish rather than to please, and to stir the passions more than...
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