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" But this was too near the truth to be admitted, and so we took our present grave motto from Publius Syrus, of whom none of us had, I am sure, ever read a single line; and so began what has since turned out to be a very important and able journal. "
THE LIFE AND TIMES OF HENRY LORD BRUOGHAM - Page 176
by HIMSELF - 1871
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 196

Sydney Smith, Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey, Macvey Napier, William Empson, Sir George Cornewall Lewis, Henry Reeve, Arthur Ralph Douglas Elliot (Hon.), Harold Cox - 1902
...new journal ' Tenui musatn raeditamur avena,' ' We cultivate literature upon a little oatmeal,' ' but this was too near the truth to be admitted, and so we ' took our present grave motto from Pnblius Syrus, of whom ' none of us, I am sure, ever read a single line.'...
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The Eclectic Review, Volume 6; Volume 70

William Hendry Stowell - 1839
...Review was, ' Tenui musara meditamur avena,' ' We cultivate literature upon a little oatmeal.' But this was too near the truth to be admitted, and so we took our present grave motto from Publius Syrus, of whom none of us had, I am sure, ever read a single line...
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The Works of Sydney Smith, Volume 1

Sydney Smith - 1839
...the Review was, " Tenui musam meditamur avena." " We cultivate literature upon a little oatmeal." But this was too near the truth to be admitted, and so we took our present grave motto from Publius Syrus, of whom none of us had, I am sure, ever read a single line;...
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The Literary world, conducted by J. Timbs

John Timbs - 1839
...review was — ' Teneri musam meditamur avena* ' We cultivate literature upon a little oatmeal.' But this was too near the truth to be admitted, and so we took our present grave motto from Publius Syrius, of whom none of us had, I am sure, ever read a single line...
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The Monthly Review

Books - 1839
...Review was, " Ti'iiui uni.iam meditamvr avena. " We cultivate literature upon a little oatmeal." But this was too near the truth to be admitted, and so we took oar present grave motto from Publics Syrus, of whom none of us had, I am sure, ever read a single line...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th]

1839
...of the island. ' Tenui musam meditamur avena.' ' We cultivate literaiure upon a little oatmeal.' But this was too near the truth to be admitted, and so we iook our present grave motto from Publius Syrus, of whom none of us had, I am sure, ever read a single...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 14

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1871
...inusam mcditamtir avcita,' — We cultivate literature on a little oatmeal. This was too near the (ruth to be admitted, and so we took our grave motto from...us had ever read a line. When I left Edinburgh, the A'rfritw fell into the stronger hands of Jeffrey and Brougham, and reached the highest point of popularity...
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A New Spirit of the Age

Richard H. Horne - Authors, English - 1844 - 365 pages
...Review wa*, ' TVnut musam mcditamur otl«nc.' * Wo cultivate literature upon a little oatmeal.' But this was too near the truth to be admitted, and so we took our present grave motto from Publivs Synts, of whom none of us had, I am sure, ever read s singlo line...
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The North American Review, Volume 59

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - American fiction - 1844
...Review was, " Tenui tnusam meditamur avena ": ; We cultivate literature upon a little oatmeal." But this was too near the truth to be admitted, and so we took our present grave motto from Publius Syrus, of whom none of us had, I am sure, ever read a single line."...
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The United States Democratic Review, Volume 14

D. W Holly, Conrad Swackhamer - United States - 1844
Vols. 1-3, 5-8 contain the political and literary portions; v. 4 the historical register department, of the numbers published from Oct. 1837 to Dec. 1840.
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