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" For a man to write well, there are required three 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 after what manner. He must first think, and excogitate... "
Everybody's Writing-desk Book - Page 114
by Charles Nisbet, Don Lemon - 1892 - 310 pages
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The Lady's Magazine: Or, Entertaining Companion for the Fair Sex ...

1829
...can write well without having read much. Let us attend to Ben Jonson's remarks on this subject. — " For a man to write well, there are required three necessaries: to read the best books, observe the best speakers, and much exercise his own style. In style, to consider what ought...
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Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of ..., Volume 3

Nathan Drake - 1805
...indelibly impressed upon the mind of every student. K 2 " For a man to write well," he observes, " there are required three necessaries. To read the...best speakers ; and much exercise of his own style. In style to consider, what ought to be written ; and after what manner; he must first think, and excogitate...
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Essays Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of the ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - 1805
...should be indelibly impressed upon the mind of every student. " For a man to write well," he observes, " there are required three necessaries. To read the...best speakers ; and much exercise of his own style. In style to consider, what ought to be written ; and after what manner; he must first think, and excogitate...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the ..., Volume 2

George Burnett - 1807
...if to break, were better than to open ; or to rent asunder, gentler than to loose. * * * * •? e2 For a man to write well, there are required three...best speakers ; and much exercise of his own style. In style, to consider what ought to be written, and after what manner ; he must first think, and excogitate...
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Specimens of English prose-writers, from the earliest times to the ..., Volume 2

George Burnett - 1807
...if to break, were better than to open; or to rent asunder, gentler than to loose. * * * * F. e 2 • For a man to write well, there are required three...best speakers ; and much exercise of his own style. In style, to consider what ought to be written, and after what manner ; he must first think, and excogitate...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - 1807
...as if to break, were better than to open ; or to rent asunder, gentler than to loose. * * * * E e3 For a man to write well, there are required three...best speakers ; and much exercise of his own style. In style, to consider what ought to be written, and after what manner ; he must first think, and excogitate...
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The Works of Ben Jonson...: With Notes Critical and Explanatory ..., Volume 9

Ben Jonson, William Gifford - 1816
...the menace of them ; for it is both deformed and servile. De stylo, et optima scribendi genere. — For a man to write well, there are required three...best speakers, and much exercise of his own style. In style to consider what ought to be written, and after what manner ; he must first think and excogitate...
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The Elements of English Composition: Serving as a Sequel to the Study of Grammar

David Irving - 1821 - 318 pages
...who as they are mischievous, so end they unfortunate. Essay t, or Counsels, Civil and Moral. JONSON. For a man to write well, there are required three...best speakers ; and much exercise of his own style. In style to.considt.r what ought to be written ; and after what .:. M 3 manner : manner : he must first...
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The Extractor; or Universal repertorium of literature, science ..., Volume 2

1829
...from so fortuitous a rin um. stance. — La Belle Assemhlíe. Requisites for a Man to write tvell. — For a man to write well there are required three necessaries — to read the hest hooks, ohserve the hest speakers, and much exercise his own style. In style, to consider what...
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The Lives of the Poets-laureate: With an Introductory Essay on the Title and ...

Wiltshire Stanton Austin, John Ralph - 1853 - 428 pages
...composition he laid down for himself; the second is interesting as a criticism on his great rival. " For a man to write well, there are required three necessaries: to reade the best authors, observe the best speakers, and much exercise of his own style. In style to...
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