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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. "
Specimens of English prose-writers, from the earliest times to the close of ... - Page 418
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Timber: Or, Discoveries Made Upon Men and Matter

Ben Jonson - English prose literature - 1892 - 228 pages
...the menace of them ; for it is both deformed and servile. De^ stilq^et optimo scribendi genere. — For a man to — write well, there are required three...and excogitate his matter, then choose his words, - 25 and examine the weight of either. Then take care, in placing and ranking both matter and words,...
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Timber: Or, Discoveries Made Upon Men and Matter; Ed. with an Introduction ...

Ben Jonson - 1892 - 204 pages
...; for it is both deformed and servile. De stilo, et optima scribendi genere. — - For a man to Cio write well, there are required three necessaries —...and excogitate his matter, then choose his words, 25 and examine the weight of either. Then tak£ care, in placing and ranking both matter and words,...
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Timber, Or, Discoveries Made Upon Men and Matter

Ben Jonson - 1892 - 218 pages
...them ; for it is both deformed and servile. De stilo, et optima scribendi genere. — For a man to 20 write well, there are required three necessaries —...and excogitate his matter, then choose his words, 25 and examine the weight of either. Then take care, in placing and ranking both matter and words,...
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Timber: Or, Discoveries Made Upon Men and Matter

Ben Jonson - English prose literature - 1892 - 216 pages
...genere. — For a man to iW<.v "° wit6 well> there are required three necessaries -k to read 'j, | '. the best authors,:, observe the best speakers^ and...and excogitate his matter, then choose his words, 25 and examine the weight of either. Then take care, in .placing and ranking both matter and words,...
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Timber

Ben Jonson - 1892 - 216 pages
...them ; for it is both deformed and servile. De stilo, et optima scribendi genere. — For a man to well, there are required three necessaries — to...to be written, and after what manner, he must first f^t£-if£^£e think and excogitate his matter, then choose his words, 25 and examine the weight of...
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Everybody's Writing-desk Book

Charles Nisbet, Don Lemon - English language - 1892 - 330 pages
...enumeration of details is often preceded by a colon. "He spoke as follows:". "Bis last words were:". "For a man to write well, there are required three...best speakers ; and much exercise of his own style." 5. Words indicating that a detailed list is to follow immediately have a colon and a dash placed after...
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Timber: Or, Discoveries Made Upon Men and Matter

Ben Jonson - English prose literature - 1892 - 216 pages
...jrf 4*>fc *>vCd &t JU*vt Aew fit uJsuJhs** De sttco, et optima scnbenai genere. — For a man to / to write well, there are required three necessaries — to read • » the best authors, observe the heft yppfikprs, and much// exercise of his own _ style. In style, to consider what ought to be written,...
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Timber: Or, Discoveries Made Upon Men and Matter

Ben Jonson - English prose literature - 1892 - 216 pages
...the menace of them ; for it is bothjleformed and servile. De stilo, et optima scribendi genere. — - For a man to write well, there are required three necessaries — to ££axL the -best-autherSi observe the best speakers,. .arid-muchexercise of his own style. In style,...
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Ben Jonsons Poetik und seine Beziehungen zu Horaz

Hugo Reinsch - Poetry - 1899 - 148 pages
...Albani etc. Disc. IX, 225). Für die Verbesserung des Stiles ist dem Anfänger dreierlei nützlich : "to read the best authors, observe the best speakers, and much exercise of his own style" (De stylo, et optimo scribendi genere; Disc. IX, 212). J. gibt sodann praktischeWinke für eine sorgfältige...
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The Art of Writing English: A Manual for Students, with Chapters on ...

John Miller Dow Meiklejohn - English language - 1900 - 356 pages
...precept.' — MINTO. (ii) Study the great masters in writing as in other arts. (iii) Ben Jonson says : ' For a man to write well there are required three necessaries...observe the best speakers, and much exercise of his own st} le. In style, to consider what ought to be written, and after what manner he must first think and...
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