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Lexiphanes, a dialogue, imitated from Lucian

Archibald Campbell

Lexiphanes, a dialogue, imitated from Lucian

an attempt to restore the English tongue to its ancient purity andto correct the affected style of many late writers, and particularly of our English Lexiphanes, the Rambler [i.e. Samuel Johnson].

by Archibald Campbell

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Published by Printed for J. Williams in Dublin .
Written in English

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  • Johnson, Samuel, -- 1709-1784.

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    Open LibraryOL13932608M

    CAMPBELL, ARCHIBALD (fl. ), satirist, was a son of Archibald Campbell (d. ) [q. v.] His works prove that he was a classical scholar, and he states that he had ‘all his lifetime dabbled in books’ (Lexiphanes, Dedn., p. v); but he became purser of a man-of-war, and remained at sea, leading ‘a wandering and unsettled life.’In William Falconer, author of the ‘Shipwreck.   The motif of the vomiting poetaster does not actually derive from Horace; Jonson has borrowed it from Lexiphanes, a dialogue by Lucian. The dandy Lexiphanes insists on reading out his own most recent book, stuffed with neologisms and verbosity, to Lycinus, who is rescued by a physician who drugs Lexiphanes; with the help of some fingers down.

    Lexiphanes, a Dialogue: Imitated from Lucian, and Suited to the Present Times by Archibald Campbell avg rating — 0 ratings — published — 8 editions. This dialogue has been rejected as non-Lucianic by many authorities on the ground that it is unworthy of Lucian’s talents and seems to criticise a number of Lucian’s own usages. Harmon agreed with this view and suggested that it may have been the work of an unknown schoolmaster who had lived in Egypt (cf. c. 5) and had read Lexiphanes (cf.

      Lexiphanes, a dialogue: imitated from Lucian, and suited to the present times: being an attempt to restore the English tongue to its ancient purity, and to correct, as well as expose, the affected style, hard words, and absurd phraseology of many late writers, and particularly of our English Lexiphanes, the Rambler by Archibald Campbell. [Lexiphanes] (dialogue) Menippus e nekomanteia [Menippus ] (dialogue) Nekrikoi dialogoi [Dialogi mortuorum, Dialogues of the Dead ] (dialogues)


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A list of works by Lucian of Samosata (c. AD – after AD ), who wrote in Ancient Greek. The order of the works is that of the Oxford Classical Texts edition.

The English titles are taken from Loeb (alternative translations are sometimes given in brackets). The traditional Latin titles have also been given. Some of the works are probably not by Lucian. Those whose attribution is almost.

Lexiphanes. Lexiphanes (“Word-flaunter”), whose enthusiasm for Attic diction is equalled by his want of ideas, of schooling, and of taste, has his jacket soundly dusted by his friend Lycinus. The piece is sufficiently similar to the Professor of Public Speaking to have given rise to the idea that it is aimed at the same man, and that Lexiphanes is Pollux, the lexicographer (cf.

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1st edition. Dialogue edited by Richard Hurd, Bishop of Worceste. Errors in paging: 86 and numbered 68 andrespectively. Full calf binding with gilt border, raised bands & title atamp on spine, minor edgewear.

Bookstamp on inside cover of The Right Hon. Earl of Portsmouth. Publisher A. Millar Format Hardback. Lexiphanes: a dialogue: imitated from Lucian, and suited to the present times: being an attempt to restore the English tongue to its antient purity: and to correct as well as expose the affected style, hard words, and absurd phraseology of many late writers, and particularly of our English Lexiphanes.Archibald Campbell, Lexiphanes: A Dialogue.

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13 Lexiphanes: A Dialogue Imitated from Lucian, and Suited to the Present Times (London, ), pp. – 14 Alvin B. Kernan, Printing Technology, Letters, & Samuel Johnson (Princeton, NJ: Princeton. Lexiphanes, a Dialogue.

Imitated from Lucian, and Suited to the Present Times. B Lexiphanes, a Dialogue. a Imitated Dialogue. Lexiphanes, Present Times. from the Suited B and Lucian, to to B Lucian, and a from the Times. Imitated Suited Lexiphanes, Dialogue. Present. Lucian (c. CE), apprentice sculptor then traveling rhetorician, settled in Athens and developed an original brand of satire.

Notable for the Attic purity and elegance of his Greek and for literary versatility, he is famous chiefly for the lively, cynical wit of the dialogues in which he satirizes human folly, superstition, and hypocrisy. Lucian. Dialogues of the Dead. Birthplace: Samsat, Turkey Location of death: Athens, Greece Cause of death: unspecified.

Gender: Male Race or Ethnicity: White Occupation: Au. Lucian, Greek satirist of the Silver Age of Greek literature, born at Samosata on the Euphrates in northern Syria.

He tells us in the Somnium or Vita Luciani, that, his means Author. The Works of Lucian of Samosata: Volumes 1, 2, 3 & 4 (Forgotten Books) [Lucian] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The Works of Lucian of Samosata Reviews: 7.Lucian’s Lexiphanes constitutes a vitriolic attack against those who abuse language for the sake of impression.2 The dialogue’s eponymous character boasts of having composed a literary work, a ‘Symposium’, in imitation/rivalry of Plato.3 When Lycinus, Lucian’s authorial double, invites him to recite a .Lexiphanes [electronic resource]: a dialogue, imitated from lucian and suited to the present times: being an attempt to expose the affected style, hard words, and absurd phraseology of many late writers, and particularly of Lexiphanes, the Rambler [].