Jun 25th, 2012, 11:10 pm
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Join Date: May 25th, 2012
| | is this sentence structure often used?
several sentence I found in 18-century essays:
It was observed of the ancient schools of declamation, that the more diligently they were frequented, the more was the student disqualified for the world, because he found nothing there which he should ever meet in any other place.
It may be observed of Gonzalo, that, being the only good man that appears with the king, he is the only man that preserves his cheerfulness in the wreck, and his hope on the island.
It is observed of The Tempest, that its plan is regular.
is this sentence structure still often used? in newspapers I can hardly find. what do English people think?