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The English reader, or, Pieces in prose and verse from the best writers

designed to assist young persons to read with propriety and effect, improve their language and sentiments and to inculcate the most important principles of piety and virtue : with a few preliminary observations on the principles of good reading

by Lindley Murray

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Published by E. Lesslie in Toronto .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesPieces in prose and verse
Statementby Lindley Murray
SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 40055, CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 40055
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination3 microfiches (134 fr.).
Number of Pages134
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24500382M
ISBN 100665400551


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[Lindley Murray; M R Bartlett]. Classic Essays on English Prose Samuel Johnson on the Bugbear Style There is a mode of style for which I know not that the masters of oratory have yet found a name; a style by which the most evident truths are so obscured, that they can no longer be perceived, and the most familiar propositions so disguised that they cannot be knownAuthor: Richard Nordquist.

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What I like most is that it gives you a taste of all types of pieces of literature, literature that maybe you wouldn't have known existed or known that you enjoyed reading before you read this book. If this is inspirational, best-of prose then I'm /5. Finally, like all talented writers, Aubrey’s human qualities shine through his prose: he is humane, kind, amused and sensitive to others.

He did not see himself as a writer, still less as a prose-stylist. Instead he hoped to use language to capture his own era for future generations. He wanted us to see and hear what he had seen and : Charles Arrowsmith. Perhaps this doesn't count because he wrote in a mixture of prose and verse, but Shakespeare: hands down.

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