The Scholemaster (Google eBook)

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Edward Arber, 1870 - Latin language - 160 pages
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Page 47 - Elmer ; who teacheth me so gently, so pleasantly, with such fair allurements to learning, that I think all the time nothing whiles I am •with him.
Page 5 - ... plainlie her own with such shift, as nature craft, experiens, and folowing of other excellent doth lead her vnto: and if she want at ani tijm (as being...
Page 85 - And yet they be the greatest makers of love, the daily dalliers, with such pleasant words, with such smiling and secret countenances, with such signs, tokens, wagers, purposed to be lost before they were purposed to be made, with bargains of wearing colors, flowers, and herbs, to breed occasion of ofter meeting of him and her, and bolder talking of this and that, etc.
Page 4 - I, one of the meanest sort, ought not to suppose it vile for me to write: and though to have written it in another tongue had been both more profitable for my study, and also more honest for my name...
Page 5 - I am of this opinion that our own tung shold be written cleane and pure, vnmixt and vnmangeled with borowing of other tunges...
Page 118 - Ye know not what hurt ye do to learning that care not for words, but for matter, and so make a divorce betwixt the tongue and the heart.
Page 119 - The whole doctrine of Comedies and Tragedies is a perfite imitation, or faire liuelie painted picture of the life of euerie degree of man.
Page 9 - But in my daily exercises I used, when a youth, to adopt chiefly that method which I knew that Caius Carbo, my adversary, generally practised ; which was, that having selected some nervous piece of poetry, or read over such a portion of a speech as I could retain in my memory, I used to declaim upon what I had been reading in other words, chosen with all the judgment that I possessed. But at length I perceived that in that method there was this inconvenience, that Ennius, if I exercised myself on...
Page 11 - Tully ; lay them together, compare the one with the other ; commend his good choice and right placing of words ; show his faults gently, but blame them not over...
Page 117 - Epicures, libertines, and monks, being most like in learning and life, are no fonder and pernicious in their opinions than they be rude and barbarous in their writings. They be not wise, therefore, that say, "What care I for a man's words and utterance if his matter and reasons be good?

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