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" From the authors which rose in the time of Elizabeth, a speech might be formed adequate to all the purposes of use and elegance. If the language of theology were extracted from Hooker and the translation of the Bible; the terms of natural knowledge from... "
The Atlantic Magazine - Page 450
1824
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Lectures on English Literature: From Chaucer to Tennyson

Henry Reed - English literature - 1855 - 424 pages
...congenial to them, has admirably remarked, that " From the authors which arose in the time of Elizabeth, a speech might be formed adequate to all the purposes...Bible ; the terms of natural knowledge from Bacon ; tho phrases of policy, war, and navigation from Raleigh j the dialect ot poetry and fiction from...
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Essays, Selected from Contributions to the Edinburgh Review: Supplementary vol

Henry Rogers - English essays - 1855 - 428 pages
...nothing to our present purpose) : ' From the authors,' says he, ' which rose in the time of Elizabeth a speech might be formed adequate to all the purposes...language of theology were extracted from Hooker and the translators of the Bible, the terms of natural knowledge from Bacon, the phrases of policy, war, and...
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Lectures on English Literature: From Chaucer to Tennyson

Henry Reed - English literature - 1855 - 404 pages
...congenial to them, has admirably remarked, that " From the authors which arose in the time of Elizabeth, a speech might be formed adequate to all the purposes of use and elegance. If the language of theology wore extracted from Hooker and the translation of the Bible ; the terms of natural knowledge from Bacon...
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Lectures on English Literature, from Chaucer to Tennyson

Henry Reed - English literature - 1860 - 414 pages
...congenial to them, has admirably remarked, that "From the authors which arose in the time of Elizabeth, a speech might be formed adequate to all the purposes...Bible; the terms of natural knowledge from Bacon; tho phrases of policy, war, and navigation from Raleigh; the dialect of poetry and fiction from Spenser...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Sir Philip Sidney, Knt: With a Life of the Author ...

Philip Sidney - 1860 - 412 pages
...cannot resist making a short quotation from Dr. Johnson's Preface to his Dictionary, where he says, " If the language of theology were extracted from Hooker...of policy, war, and navigation from Raleigh ; the dialed: of poetry and fiction from Spencer and SIDNEY; and the diction of common life from Shakespeare,...
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Methodist Magazine and Quarterly Review, Volume 13; Volume 21; Volume 43

Methodist Church - 1861 - 716 pages
...Dr. Johnson does not exaggerate when he Bays : " From the authors who rose in the time of Elizabeth, a speech might be formed adequate to all the purposes...language of theology were extracted from Hooker and the translators of the Bible, the terms of natural knowledge from Bacon, the phrases of war, policy, and...
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The first (-third, fifth, sixth) reading book, by T. Crampton and ..., Volume 5

Thomas Crampton - 1868 - 136 pages
...and elegance. If," he adds, " the language of theology were extracted from Hooker and the translators of the Bible, the terms of natural knowledge from...Bacon, the phrases of policy, war, and navigation from Ealeigh, the dialect of poetry and fiction from Spenser and Sidney, and the diction of common life...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 135

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1873 - 602 pages
...boundary, beyond which I make few excursions. From the authors which rose in the time of Elizabeth, a speech might be formed adequate to all the purposes...were extracted from Hooker and the translation of the BLble ; the terms of natural knowledge from Bacon ; the phrases of policy, war, and navigation from...
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The North American Review, Volume 119

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - American fiction - 1874 - 520 pages
...featureless, and finical. In his opinion, to be sure, " from the authors which rose in the time of Elizabeth, a speech might be formed, adequate to all the purposes of use and elegance"; and he also, in profession, admired Sprat and Addison. Nevertheless, when it came to personal practice...
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The History of the English Bible: Extending from Earliest Saxon Translations ...

Blackford Condit - Bible - 1882 - 488 pages
...any other country." 3 In praise of the English language at this period, Dr. Samuel Johnson says : " If the language of theology were extracted from Hooker...; the phrases of policy, war, and navigation from Ralegh ; the dialect of poetry and fiction from Spencer and Sidney ; and the diction of common life...
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