Ease, force, perspicuity… and emojis?

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William Hazlitt said this is how to write in a straightforward, accessible way:

To write a genuine familiar or truly English style, is to write as any one would speak in common conversation who had a thorough command and choice of words, or who could discourse with ease, force, and perspicuity, setting aside all pedantic and oratorical flourishes.

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