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" Oxford* ; from whence, with a singularity scarce to be justified, he carried away more Greek, Latin, and philosophy, than properly became a person of his rank... "
Asheville and Buncombe County - Page 75
by Forster Alexander Sondley, Theodore Fulton Davidson - 1922 - 200 pages
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D., Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin

Jonathan Swift, Thomas Sheridan, John Nichols - 1801
...now alive. His excellency, the present lord, was educated in the university of Oxford ; from whence, with a singularity scarce to be justified, he carried...away more Greek, Latin, and philosophy, than properly be* came a person of his rank; indeed much more of each, than most of those who are forced to live...
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The Works, Volume 13

Jonathan Swift - 1803
...now alive. His excellency, the present lord, was educated in the university of Oxford ; from whence, with a singularity scarce to be justified, he carried...Latin, and philosophy, than properly became a person oi his rank; indeed much more of each, than most of those vvlio are forced to live by their learning,...
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D. ...: With Notes ..., Volume 8

Jonathan Swift, Thomas Sheridan, John Nichols - Literary Criticism - 1808
...kept, even ny men now alive, sent lord, was educated lord} from whence, with c 330 A VINDICATION OF a singularity scarce to be justified, he carried away...of those who are forced to live by their learning, wijl be at the unnecessary pains to load their heads with. This was the rock he split on, upon his...
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The general biographical dictionary. Revised by A. Chalmers

New and general biographical dictionary - 1813
...humorously asserts, that he carried away from Oxford, with a singularity scarcely to be justiJied, more Greek, Latin, and philosophy, than properly became a person of his rank; indeed, much rnore of e,ach, than most of those who are forced to live by their learning will be at the unnecessary...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift: Tracts relative to Ireland. The drapier's ...

Jonathan Swift, Sir Walter Scott - 1814
...now alive. His excellency, the present lord, was educated in the University of Oxford* ; from whence, with a singularity scarce to be justified, he carried...properly became a person of his rank ; indeed much mpre of each than most of those who are forced to live by their learning, will be at the unnecessary...
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The Georgian Era: The royal family. The pretenders and their adherents ...

---- Clarke - Great Britain - 1832
...humorously remarked, that he carried away from Oxford, with a singularity scarcely to be justified, more Greek, Latin, and philosophy, than properly became...; indeed, much more of each than most of those who were forced to live by their learning would be at the unnecessary pains to burthen their heads with....
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Correspondence, ed. by [W.S. Taylor and J.H. Pringle] the ..., Volume 2

William Pitt (1st earl of Chatham.) - 1838
...of Granville, was born in 1690, and educated at Christchurch, Oxford ; whence, according to Swift, "he carried away more Greek, Latin, and philosophy, than properly became a person of his rank." In 1719, he was sent ambassador to Denmark; in 1721, on the death of Craggs he was made secretary of...
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Correspondence of William Pitt, earl of Chatham, Volume 2

William Pitt (Earl of Chatham), William Stanhope Taylor, John Henry Pringle - Europe - 1838
...of Granville, was born in 1690, and educated at Christchurch, Oxford ; whence, according to Swift, " he carried away more Greek, Latin, and philosophy, than properly became a person of his rank." In 1719, he was sent ambassador to Denmark ; in 1721, on the death of Craggs, he was made secretary...
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Correspondence of William Pitt, Volume 2

William Pitt (Earl of Chatham) - Europe - 1838
...of Granville, was born in 1690, and educated at Christchurch, Oxford ; whence, according to Swift, " he carried away more Greek, Latin, and philosophy, than properly became a person of his rank." In 1719, he was sent ambassador to Denmark; in 1721, on the death of Craggs, he was made secretary...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 65

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Sir John Murray IV, Sir William Smith, Rowland Edmund Prothero Baron Ernle, George Walter Prothero - History - 1840
...University of Oxford, [Christ Church College, to which lie removed from Westminster,] from whence, with a singularity scarce to be justified, he carried...Greek, Latin, and philosophy, than properly became a man of his rank ; indeed, much more'of each than most of those who are forced to live by their learning,...
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