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    Is the sentence natural English?

    ...but his arguments of defense, abundant with reason, full of passion, rigorous in logicality and powerful in strength, gave the public a profound impression.

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    Re: Is the sentence natural English?

    Quote Originally Posted by NewHopeR View Post
    ...but his arguments of defense, abundant with reason, full of passion, rigorous in logicality and powerful in strength, gave the public a profound impression.
    You've asked about this several times.

    When it was written, it was very natural, high-level English.

    I think a modern version, like "His reasonable, passionate, logical, and powerful arguments impressed the public" is rather lacking in comparison.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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