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" The style of Bunyan is delightful to every reader, and invaluable as a study to every person who wishes to obtain a wide command over the English language. The vocabulary is the vocabulary of the common people. There is not an expression, if we except... "
Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous - Page 133
by Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1846 - 758 pages
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 54

Sydney Smith, Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey, Macvey Napier, William Empson, Henry Reeve, Sir George Cornewall Lewis, Arthur Ralph Douglas Elliot (Hon.), Harold Cox - 1831
...vices, was just and merciful, when compared with the real trial of Lady Alice Lisle before that tribuual where all the vices sat in the person of Jeffries....single word of more than two syllables. Yet no writer has said more exactly what he meant to say. For magnificence, for pathos, for vehement exhortation,...
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The Congregational Magazine, Volume 15

Congregationalism - 1832
...has just extorted from reviewers who have little sympathy with its theology. " The style of Bnnyan is delightful to every reader, and invaluable as a...single word of more than two syllables. Yet no writer has said more exactly what he meant to say. For magnificence, for pathos, for vehement exhortation,...
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The baptist Magazine

1832
...study, to every person who wishes to obtain a wide command over the English language. The vocabulary Ħa the vocabulary of the common people. There is not...contain a single word of more than two syllables. Yet THE PL AG UH IN 1665. (An Extract from Calamy's Life of Baxter, Abridgement, p. 583. ) "In the time...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 1

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English essays - 1840
...trial of Lady Alice Lisle before that tribunal where all the vices sat in the person of JefFeries. The style of Bunyan is delightful to every reader,...single word of more than two syllables. Yet no writer has said more exactly what he meant to say. For magnificence, for pathos, for vehement exhortation,...
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The Biblical Repertory and Princeton Review, Volume 12

Charles Hodge - Bible - 1840
...The taste of Macaulay, in regard to diction, is sufficiently manifest in what he says of Bunyan: " The style of Bunyan is delightful to every reader,...single word of more than two syllables. Yet no writer has said more exactly what he meant to say. For magnificence, for pathos, for vehement exhortation,...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 21

1850
...mentioning Mr. Macaulay, who makes the following remarks on Bunyan and the English language in his hands : "The style of Bunyan is delightful to every reader,...single word of more than two syllables. Yet no writer has said more exactly what he* meant to say. For magnificence, for pathos, for vehement exhortation,...
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The Methodist new connexion magazine and evangelical repository, Volume 82

1879
...delightful to every reader, and invaluable as a study to every person who wishes to obtain a wide command of the English language. The vocabulary is the vocabulary...of theology, which would puzzle the rudest peasant. Yet no writer has said more exactly what he meant to say. For magnificence, for pathos, for vehement...
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 1

Half hours - 1847
...real trial of Alice Lisle before that tribunal where all the vices sat in the person of JefFeries. The style of Bunyan is delightful to every reader,...single word of more than two syllables. Yet no writer has said more exactly what he meant to say. For magnificence, for pathos, for vehement exhortation,...
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The Riches of Bunyan

John Bunyan - Theology - 1850 - 488 pages
...great creative minds. One of those minds produced the Paradise Lost, the other the Pilgrim's Progress. The style of Bunyan is delightful to every reader,...single word of more than two syllables. Yet no writer has said more exactly what he meant to say. For magnificence, for pathos, for vehement exhortation,...
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The Riches of Bunyan

John Bunyan - 1850 - 488 pages
...great creative minds. One of those minds produced the Paradise Lost, the other the Pilgrim's Progress. The style of Bunyan is delightful to every reader,...single word of more than two syllables. Yet no writer has said more exactly what he meant to say. For magnificence, for pathos, for vehement exhortation,...
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