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" His style is, indeed, a tissue of many languages ; a mixture of heterogeneous words, brought together from distant regions, with terms originally appropriated to one art, and drawn by violence into the service of another. "
Miscellaneous and Fugitive Pieces - Page 260
by Samuel Johnson - 1774
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Miscellaneous and Fugitive Pieces. ...

1774
...indeed, a Tiffue of many Languages ; : a Mixture of heterogeneous Words, brought together from diftant Regions, with Terms originally appropriated to one...Diction.; and in Defence of his uncommon Words and . Expreffions, we muft confider, that he had uncommon Sentiments, and was not content to exprefs in...
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Miscellaneous and Fugitive Pieces, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1774
...indeed, a TifTue of many Languages ; I a Mixture of heterogeneous Words, brought togc; ther from diftant Regions, with Terms originally ' appropriated to one...into the Service of another. He muft, however, be conleiTal to have augmented our philofophical Diction; and in Defence of his uncommon Words and Kxpreilions,...
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The lives of the most eminent English poets (concluded). Miscellaneous lives

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...indeed, a tiflue of many languages ; a mixture of heterogeneous words, brought together from diftant regions, with terms originally appropriated to one art, and drawn by violence into the fervicc of another. He muft however be confefled to have augmented our philofophical diction; and in...
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The lives of the most eminent English poets (concluded). Miscellaneous lives

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...indeed, a tifluc of many languages; a mixture of heterogeneous words, brought together from diftant regions, with terms originally appropriated to one art, and drawn by violence into the fervice of another. He muft however be confefied to have augmented our philofophical di&ion; and in...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The lives of the most eminent English ...

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - English literature - 1787
...indeed, a tifiue of many languages ; a mixture of heterogeneous words, brought together from diftant regions, with terms originally appropriated to one art, and drawn by violence into the fervice of another. He muft however be confefTed to have augmented our philofophical diftion; and in...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Life

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1799
...indeed, a tissue of many languages; a mixture of heterogeneous words, brought together from distant regions, with terms originally appropriated to one...drawn by violence into the service of another. He must however be confessed to have augmented our philosophical diction. . . . His innovations are sometimes...
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Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1799
...indeed, a tissue of many languages ; a mixture of heterogeneous words, brought together from distant regions, with terms originally appropriated to one...drawn by violence into the service of another. He must however be confessed to have augmented our philosophical diction. . . . His innovations are sometimes...
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Miscellaneous and fugitive pieces [chiefly of Johnson, ed. by T ..., Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1804
...indeed, a tissue of many languages ; a mixture of heterogeneous words, brought together from distant regions, with terms originally appropriated to one...drawn by violence into the service of another. He must however be confessed to have augmented our philosophical diction : and in defence of his uncommon...
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Essays Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of the ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1805 - 408 pages
...indeed, a tissue of many languages ; a mixture of heterogeneous words, brought together from distant regions, with terms originally appropriated to one...and drawn by violence into the service of another." On scientific subjects the use of erudite terms, in order to avoid circumlocution, will readily be...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1806
...indeed, a .tissne of many langnages ; a mixtnre of heterogeneons words, bronght together from distant regions, with terms originally appropriated to one...drawn by violence into the service of another. He mnst however be confessed to have angmented onr philosophical diction : and in defence of his nncommon...
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