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" In style, to consider what ought to be written, and after what manner; he must first think and excogitate his matter; then choose his words, and examine the weight of either. Then take care in placing and ranking both matter and words, that the composition... "
The Massachusetts Teacher - Page 68
1849
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Essays Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of the ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - 1805 - 370 pages
...necessaries. To read the best authors; observe the best speakers; and much exercise of his own style. In style to consider, what ought to be written; and...this with diligence and often. No matter how slow the style be at first, so it be laboured and accurate; seek the best, and be not glad of the forward conceits,...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the ..., Volume 2

George Burnett - 1807 - 970 pages
...necessaries.—To read the best authors; observe the best speakers; and much exercise of his own style. In style, to consider what ought to be written, and...this with diligence and often. No matter how slow the style be at first, so it be laboured and accurate; seek the best, and be not glad of the forward conceits,...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - 1807 - 528 pages
...necessaries.—To read the best authors; observe the best speakers; and much exercise of his own style. In style, to consider what ought to be written, and...excogitate his matter ; then choose his words, and examino the weight of either. Then take care in placing and ranking both matter and words, that the...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - 1813 - 550 pages
...necessaries.—To read the best authors; observe the best speakers; and much exercise of his own style. In .style, to consider what ought to be written, and...this with diligence and often. No matter how slow the style be at first, so it be laboured and accurate; seek the best, and be not glad of the forward conceits,...
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The Works of Ben Jonson...: With Notes Critical and Explanatory ..., Volume 9

Ben Jonson, William Gifford - 1816 - 464 pages
...necessaries : to read the best authors, observe the best speakers, and much exercise of his own style. In style to consider what ought to be written, and...this with diligence and often. No matter how slow the style be at first, so it be laboured and accurate; seek the best, and be not glad of the froward conceits,...
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The Elements of English Composition: Serving as a Sequel to the Study of Grammar

David Irving - 1825 - 322 pages
...necessaries; to read the best authors; observe the best speakers; and much exercise of his own style. In style to consider what ought to be written; and...this with diligence and often. No matter how slow the style be at first, so it be laboured and accurate; seek the best, and be not glad of the forward conceits,...
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The elements of English composition

David Irving - 1828 - 440 pages
...necessaries; to reade the best authors; observe the best speakers; and much exercise of his owne style. In style to consider what ought to be written ; and after what manner : hee must first thinke, and excogitate his matter; then choose his words, and examine the weight of...
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The Elements of English Composition

David Irving - 1836 - 432 pages
...necessaries ; to reade the best authors; observe the best speakers; and much exercise of his owne style. In style to consider what ought to be written ; and after what manner: hee must first thinke, and excogitate his matter; then choose his words, and examine the weight of...
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The Elements of English Composition

David Irving - 1841 - 448 pages
...necessaries; to reade the best authors ; observe the best speakers; and much exercise of his owne style. In style to consider what ought to be written, and after what manner; hee must first thinke, and excogitate his matter; then choose his words, and examine the weight of...
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The Massachusetts Teacher, Volume 2

1849 - 398 pages
...fair gale of wind, I forbid not the steering out of our sail, so the favor of the gale deceive us not. In style, to consider what ought to be written, and...with diligence, and often. No matter how slow the style be at first, so it be labored and accurate; seek the best, and be not glad of the forward conceits,...
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