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" but as to classical learning, history (civil and ecclesiastical), mathematics, astronomy, chemistry, botany, and natural history, excepting here and there a rare instance of a man who is eminent in some one of these branches, we may be said to have no... "
Joseph Dennie and His Circle: A Study in American Literature from 1792-1812 - Page 71
by Milton Ellis - 1915 - 285 pages
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Noah Webster

Horace Elisha Scudder - 1881 - 302 pages
...But as to classical learning, history, civil and ecclesiastical, mathematics, astronomy, chymistry, botany, and natural history, excepting here and there...have no learning at all, or a mere smattering. And what is more distressing to me, I see everywhere a disposition to decry the ancient and original authors,...
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Noah Webster

Horace Elisha Scudder - 1885 - 302 pages
...But as to classical learning, history, civil and ecclesiastical, mathematics, astronomy, chymistry, botany, and natural history, excepting here and there...have no learning at all, or a mere smattering. And what is more distressing to me, I see everywhere a disposition to decry the ancient and original authors,...
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History of the United States of America: The first administration of Thomas ...

Henry Adams - United States - 1889
...the New Englanders an acquaintance with theology, law, politics, and light English literature; "but as to classical learning, history (civil and ecclesiastical),...to have no learning at all, or a mere smattering." Although defending his countrymen from the criticisms of Dr. Priestley, he admitted that " our learning...
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History of the United States of America During the First ..., Volume 1

Henry Adams - United States - 1889
...the New Englanders an acquaintance with theology, law, politics, and light English literature ; " but as to classical learning, history (civil and ecclesiastical),...to have no learning at all, or a mere smattering." Although defending his countrymen from the criticisms of Dr. Priestley, he admitted that " our learning...
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History of the United States of America During the First ..., Volume 1

Henry Adams - United States - 1889
...theology, lawJ^^eHties, and light English literature ;~>' but as to classical learning, history (civil ana ecclesiastical), mathematics, astronomy, chemistry,...to have no learning at all, or a mere smattering." Although defending his countrymen from the criticisms of Dr. Priestley, he admitted that " our learning...
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Boston Unitarianism, 1820-1850: Study of the Life and Work of Nathaniel ...

Octavius Brooks Frothingham - Unitarianism - 1890 - 272 pages
..." in the higher branches of literature our learning is superficial to a shameful degree " ; that " as to classical learning, history, civil and ecclesiastical,...said to have no learning at all, or a mere smattering " ; that " as to libraries, we have no such thing. There are not more than three or four tolerable...
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Study of the Life and Work of Nathaniel Langdon Frothingham

Octavius Brooks Frothingham - Unitarianism - 1890 - 272 pages
...that " in the higher branches of literature our learning is superficial to a shameful degree"; that " as to classical learning, history, civil and ecclesiastical,...branches, we may be said to have no learning at all, or u morn Bimitteriiig "; that " as to libraries, we have no such thing. There are not more than three...
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Addresses at the celebration of the completion of the twenty-fifth academic ...

Vassar College, George William Curtis, James Monroe Taylor - Women's colleges - 1890 - 96 pages
...and all together they did not graduate, probably, five hundred students annually. Noah Webster said, "We may be said to have no learning at all, or a mere smattering, * * * as to libraries we have no such things;" and George Ticknor, only twenty-six years ago, said...
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On the principles and character of American institutions, and the duties of ...

George William Curtis - Citizenship - 1894
...all together they did not graduate, probably, five hundred students annually. Noah Webster said, " We may be said to have no learning at all, or a mere smattering ; ... as to libraries, we have no such things " ; and George Ticknor, writing of the early part of...
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William Gilmore Simms, the Novelist, the Poet

Samuel Albert Link - 1896 - 73 pages
...poor and the discipline was indifferent." Writing in 1800, Noah Webster, as quoted by Adams, says : "As to classical learning, history (civil and ecclesiastical),...to have no learning at all, or a mere smattering." He further says : "As to libraries, we have no such things. There are not more than three or four tolerable...
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