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" The object of authors will be to astonish rather than to please, and to stir the passions more than to charm the taste. Here and there, indeed, writers will doubtless occur who will choose a different track, and who will, if they are gifted with superior... "
Democracy in America - Página 115
por Alexis de Tocqueville - 1840
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The Dublin University Magazine, Volumen16

1840
...common than bulky books ; there will be more wit than erudition, more imagination than profundity ; the object of authors will be to astonish rather than...please, and to stir the passions more than to charm th<; ta*te. Its further effects may be learned from his observations on the sources of poetry amongst...
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Essays Upon Authors and Books

William Alfred Jones - 1849 - 236 páginas
...imagination than profundity ; and literary performances will bear marks of an untutored and rude vigor of thought — , frequently of great variety and singular...than to please, and to stir the passions more than to eharm the taste." Without entering into the question, at present, of what may be yet expected from...
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Essays Upon Authors and Books

William Alfred Jones - 1849 - 236 páginas
...imagination than profundity ; and literary performances will bear marks of an untutored and rude vigor of thought — frequently of great variety and singular...will be to astonish rather than to please, and to »tir the passions more than to charm the taste." Without entering into the question, at present, of...
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The Republic of the United States of America: And Its Political Institutions ...

Alexis de Tocqueville - 1851 - 875 páginas
...vehement and bold. Authors • will aim at rapidity of execution, more than at perfection of detriii Small productions will be more common than bulky books...their defects or their better qualities ; but these exceptions will be rare, and even the authors who shall so depart from the received practice in the...
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The Republic of the United States of America: And Its Political Institutions ...

Alexis de Tocqueville - 1855 - 875 páginas
...enough to rouse them up, and to plunge them at once, as if by violence, into the midst of a subject. 61 will aim at rapidity of execution, more than at perfection...their defects or their better qualities ; but these exceptions will be rare, and even the authors who shall so depart from the received practice in the...
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CHARACTERS AND CRITICISMS

W. ALFRED JONES, A. M. - 1857
...profundity; and literary performances will bear marks of an untutored and rude vigor of thought—frequently of great variety and singular fecundity. The object...to stir the passions more than to charm the taste." Without entering into the question, at present, of what may be yet expected from America, or even of...
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Democracy in America, tr. by H. Reeve, Volumen1

Alexis Henri C.M. Clérel comte de Tocqueville - 1862
...enough to rouse them up, and to plunge them at once, as if by violence, into the midst of a subject. Why should I say more ? or who does not understand...their defects or their better qualities ; but these exceptions will be rare, and even the authors who shall so depart from the received practice in the...
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Democracy in America, Volumen2

Alexis de Tocqueville - 1862
...imagination than profundity ; and literary performances will bear marks of an untutored and rude vigor of thought, — frequently of great variety and singular...their defects or their better qualities ; but these exceptions will be rare ; and even the authors who shall so depart from the received practice in the...
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The World's Great Classics: Democracy in America, by A. de Tocqueville

Timothy Dwight, Julian Hawthorne - 1899
...imagination than profundity ; and literary performances will bear marks of an untutored and rude vigor of thought — frequently of great variety and singular...their defects or their better qualities ; but these exceptions will be rare, and even the authors who shall so depart from the received practice in the...
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The World's Best Essays, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time

David Josiah Brewer, Edward Archibald Allen, William Schuyler - 1900
...imagination than profundity; and literary performances will bear marks of an untutored and rude vigor of thought — frequently of great variety and singular...their defects or their better qualities; but these exceptions will be rare, and even the authors who shall so depart from the received practice in the...
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