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" ... hall. The paper, the printing, the plates, were all of the meanest description. In general, when the educated minority and the common people differ about the merit of a book, the opinion of the educated minority finally prevails. The Pilgrim's Progress... "
The Writings in Prose and Verse of Eugene Field: The love affairs of a ... - Page 192
by Eugene Field, Roswell Martin Field, Horace - 1896
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The Book of Days: A Miscellany of Popular Antiquities in ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - Anecdotes - 1832
...Pilgrim's Progress is perhaps the only book about which, after the lapse of a JOH BUNYAN. JOHN BUNYAN. hundred years, the educated minority has come over to the opinion of the common people.' The literary history of the Pilgrim's Progress is indeed remarkable. It attained quick popularity....
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The Living Age ..., Volume 42

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1854
...merit of a book, the opinion of the educated minority finally prevails. The Pili/rim's Progress is perhaps the only book about which, after the lapse...has come over to the opinion of the common people. Banyan's subsequent career we need not follow here. We have said enough to direct attention to Mr....
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Biographical and historical sketches

Baron Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay - Great Britain - 1857 - 335 pages
...the merit of a book, the opinion of the educated minority finally prevails. The Pilgrim's Progress is perhaps the only book about which, after the lapse...has come over to the opinion of the common people. The attempts which have been made to improve and to imitate this book, are not to be numbered. It has...
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New biographies of illustrious men

Baron Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay - Biography - 1857 - 408 pages
...the merit of a book, the opinion of the educated minority finally prevails. The Pilgrim's Progress ia perhaps the only book about which, after the lapse...has come over to the opinion of the common people. The attempts which have been made to improve and to imitate this book are not to be numbered. It has...
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Biographical essays

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1857 - 196 pages
...the merit of a book, the opinion of the educated minority finally prevails. The Pilgrim's Progress is perhaps the only book about which, after the lapse...has come over to the opinion of the common people. The attempts which have been made to improve and to imitate this book are not to be numbered. It has...
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New biographies of illustrious men

Baron Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay - Biography - 1857 - 408 pages
...opinion of the educated minority finally prevails. The Pilgrim's Progress is perhaps the only hook about which, after the lapse of a hundred years, the...has come over to the opinion of the common people. The attempts which have been made to improve and to imitate this book are not to be numbered. It has...
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The Presbyterian Magazine, Volume 9

Religion - 1859
...about the merit of a book, the opinion of the educated minority prevails. The Pilgrim's Progress is, perhaps, the only book about which, after the lapse...has come over to the opinion of the common people. Macavlay. THE PRESBYTERIAN MAGAZINE. MAY, 1859. THE FALL AND RECOVERY OF PETER. THE instability...
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The Presbyterian Magazine, Volume 9

Cortlandt Van Rensselaer - 1859
...about the merit of a book, the opinion of the educated minority prevails. The Pilgrim's Progress is, perhaps, the only book about which, after the lapse...has come over to the opinion of the common people. Macaulay. THE PRESBYTERIAN MAGAZINE, MAY, 1859. Srtichs. THE FALL AND RECOVERY OF PETER. THE instability...
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The Miscellaneous Writings of Lord Macaulay: Contributions to the Edinburgh ...

Baron Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay - 1860
...merit of a book, the opinion of the educated minority finally prevails. The " Pilgrim's Progress" is perhaps the only book about which, after the lapse...has come over to the opinion of the common people. The attempts which have been made to improve and to imitate this book are not to be numbered. It has...
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Critical, Historical, and Miscellaneous Essays and Poems, Volumes 5-6

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1860
...of the educated minority finally prevails. The " Pilgrim's Progress " is perhaps the only hook ahout which, after the lapse of a hundred years, the educated minority has come over to the op in ion of the common people. The attempts which have been made to improve and to imitate this book...
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