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" ... yet confess, that, to that end, reading the excellent Greek and Roman poets is of more use than making bad verses of his own, in a language that is not his own. And he, whose design it is to excel in English 'poetry, would not, I guess, think the... "
The Library Magazine - Page 173
1880
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 52

1831
...Roman poets is of more use than making bad verses of his own, in a language that is not his own. And he, whose design it is to excel in English poetry, would not, I guess, think the way to it were to make his first essays in Latin verses.' j'houghts concerning Education. it...
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The Works of John Locke, Volume 9

John Locke - Philosophy - 1823
...tliat, to that end, Mse tlwis i,iakiK l;*J v';,su of his own, in 4 language that is not his own. And he, whose design it is to excel in English poetry, would not, I guess, think the way to it were to make his first essays in Latin verses. Memoriter. t ^ Another thing, very...
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Selections from the Edinburgh review: comprising the best articles in that ...

Maurice Cross - 1835
...Roman poets is of more use than making bad verses of his own, in a language that i not his own. And he, whose design it is to excel in English poetry, would not, I guess, think the waj to I were to make his first essaya in Latin verser*." Thouijhts cottcersiiny Education....
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The Southern literary messenger

1836
...whilst very young, nor at their entrance upon any sort of knowledge ;" and again, in section 174, "And he whose design it is to excel in English poetry, would not, I guess, think the way to it was to make his first essay in Latin verses." Was John Locke a Yankee ? Or have the people...
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Notes and Queries

Questions and answers - 1852
...But yet, I guess, this is not to be done with children whilst very young." And in sect. 174.: " And he whose design it is to excel in English poetry would not, / guess, think the way to it was to make his first essay in Latin verses." Where the New Englander,...
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Notes and Queries

Questions and answers - 1852
..."But yet, I guess, this is not to be done with children whilst very young." And in sect. 174. : " And he whose design it is to excel in English poetry would not, / guess, think the way to it was to make his first essay in Latin verses." Where the New Englander,...
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Language as a Means of Mental Culture and International ..., Volume 1

Claude Marcel - Language and languages - 1853 - 416 pages
...Roman poets is of more use than making bad verses of his own, in a language that is not his own. And he whose design it is to excel in English poetry, would not, I guess, think the way to it were to make his first essays in Latin verses." * " It is not part of our plan to teach...
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Ligan: A Collection of Tales and Essays

William Duane - 1857 - 76 pages
...whilst very young, nor at their entrance upon any sort of knowledge;" and again in section 174, "And he whose design it is to excel in English poetry, would not, I guess, think the way to it was to make his first essay in Latin verses." Was John Locke a Yankee? or have the people...
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MILLEDULCIA: A THOUSAND PLEASANT THINGS

1857
..."But yet, I guess, this is not to be done with children whilst very young." And in sect. 174 : "And he whose design it is to excel in English poetry would not, I guess, think the way to it was to make his first essay in Latin verses." sanction of the translators of the Bible...
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Milledulcia: a thousand pleasant things selected from "Notes and queries"

Robert Conger Pell - Anecdotes - 1857 - 416 pages
...guess, this is not to be done with children whilst very young." And in sect. 174 : " And he whose desigu it is to excel in English poetry would not, I guess, think the way to it was to make his first essay in Latin verses." sanction of the translators of the Bible...
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