Reflections upon accuracy of style.
|Secondary Title||Containing the chief rules to be observ'd for obtaining an accurate style Of the too frequent Use of Antitheses. Of the Use of Metaphors. Of Affectation in Style. Of Flashy Styles. Of the Use of Foreign Words. Of the Laconick Style. Of the Long Style. Of Novelty of Style. Of Poetical Expressions used in Prose. Of the Use of Obsolete Words. Rapin's Rules of Style. Of Obscurity in Writing. On Harmony of Sound. French Writers not a Rule in other Languages. Vogue not always a sure Proof of a good Writer. Of the Beauties and Blemishes in the Style of the late famous Mr. Collier. Of that Gentleman's Oddness of Expression, Metaphors, &c. With brief observations interspers'd thro' the whole, on Denham, Dodwell, Dryden, Cowley, Balzac, Boileau, Bouhours, Tesauro, Tasso, Voiture, M. du Port Royal, De St. Evremont, Quintilian, Lucan, Virgil, &c. And many other Curious Particulars referr'd to in the Index. By Mr. John Constable.|
|Author||Constable, John, 1676-1743|
|Publisher||J. Osborn, at the Golden Ball, in Pater-Noster Row|
|View on Gale Primary Sources||CW0110666906|