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" I mean the lengthening of a phrase by the addition of words, which may either be inserted or omitted, as also by the extending or contracting of particular words by the insertion or omission of certain syllables. "
The Classical Journal - Page 27
1824
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Criticisms on Paradise Lost

Joseph Addison - 1892 - 200 pages
...phrase by the addition of words which may either be inserted or omitted, as also by the extending s or contracting of particular words by the insertion...nature of our tongue will permit, as, in the passage above mentioned, ' eremite,' for 1 what is ' hermit ' in common discourse. 10 If you observe the measure...
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Criticisms on Paradise Lost

Joseph Addison - 1892 - 200 pages
...edition. with that of any other tongue, and is therefore more used by Homer than by any other poet. I mean the lengthening of a phrase by the addition of words...either be inserted or omitted, as also by the extending s or contracting of particular words by the insertion or omission of certain syllables. Milton has...
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Criticisms on Paradise Lost

Joseph Addison - 1892 - 200 pages
...other tongue, and is therefore more used by Homer than by any other poet. I mean the lengthen: ing of a phrase by the addition of words which may either be inserted or omitted, as also by the extending s or contracting of particular words by the insertion or omission of certain syllables. Milton has...
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The Spectator, Volume 4

George Atherton Aitken - 1898
...than with that of any other tongue, and is therefore more used by Homer than by any other poet. I mean the lengthening of a phrase by the addition of words,...nature of our tongue will permit, as in the passage above 1 ' And sometimes Hebraisms,' added in the reprint. 2 'Paradise Lost,' i. 335. The last line...
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The Spectator: no. 252-321; Dec. 19, 1711-Mar. 8, 1712

George Atherton Aitken - 1898
...than with that of any other tongue, and is therefore more used by Homer than by any other poet. I mean the lengthening of a phrase by the addition of words,...nature of our tongue will permit, as in the passage above 1 ' And sometimes Hebraisms,' added in the reprint. * 'Paradise Lost,' i. 335. The last line...
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Selections from the Works of Joseph Addison

Joseph Addison - 1906 - 360 pages
...with that of any other tongue, and is therefore more used by Homer than by any other 5 poet. I mean the lengthening of a phrase by the addition of words,...method of raising his language, as far as the nature 10of our tongue will permit, as in the passage above mentioned, ermite, for what is " hermit in common...
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A Variorum Commentary Of The Poems Of John Milton

Merritt Yerkes Hughes - Literary Criticism - 1975 - 379 pages
...greater Sound, and throw it out of Prose. The third Method mentioned by Aristotle, is. . .the length'ning of a Phrase by the Addition of Words, which may either...by the Insertion or Omission of certain Syllables. . .That he might the better deviate from the Language of the Vulgar. . .[Milton has used] several old...
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