The Whole Works of Roger Ascham: A report and discourse of the affaires and state of Germany and the Emperour Charles his court ... The scholemaster. 1570. Latin poems. Grant's oration on the life and death of Roger Ascham. Seven letters of Giles Ascham, Roger Ascham's sons, to the Lord treasurer Burleigh (Google eBook)

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J.R. Smith, 1864
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Page 119 - I am with him. And when I am called from him, I fall on weeping, because whatsoever I do else but learning, is full of grief, trouble, fear, and whole misliking unto me.
Page 118 - Her parents, the Duke and Duchess, with all the household, gentlemen and gentlewomen, were hunting in the park : I found her...
Page 100 - Mark all mathematical heads, which be only and wholly bent to those sciences, how solitary they be themselves, how unfit to live with others, and how unapt to serve in the world.
Page 118 - After salutation, and duty done, with some other talk, I asked her, why she would lose such pastime in the Park? Smiling, she answered me; "I wist, all their sport in the Park is but a shadow to that pleasure that I find in Plato. Alas! good folk, they never felt what true pleasure meant.
Page 118 - and tell you a truth, which perchance you will marvel at. One of the greatest benefits that ever God gave me, is, that he sent me so sharp and severe parents, and so gentle a schoolmaster. For when I am in presence...
Page 88 - YOUTH. the child hath learned perfectly the eight parts of speech, let him then learn the right joining together of substantives with adjectives, the noun with the verb, the relative with the antecedent.
Page 158 - It is pity that those, which have authority and charge to allow and disallow books to be printed, be no more circumspect herein than they are. Ten sermons at Paul's Cross do not so much good for moving men to true doctrine, as one of those books do harm, with enticing men to ill living.
Page 163 - I was once in Italy myself; but I thank God my abode there was but nine days. And yet I saw in that little time in one city more liberty to sin than ever I heard tell of in our noble City of London in nine years.
Page 98 - For this I know, not only by reading of books in my study but also by experience of life abroad in the world, that those which be commonly the wisest, the best learned, and best men also, when they be 10 old, were never commonly the quickest of wit when they were young.
Page 104 - ... shillings. God that sitteth in heaven laugheth their choice to scorn, and rewardeth their liberality as it should, for he suffereth them to have tame and wellordered horses, but wild and unfortunate children, and therefore in the end they find more pleasure in their horse than comfort in their children.

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