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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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Pioneers of southern literature, Volume 1

Samuel Albert Link - American literature - 1899 - 599 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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The Formation and Development of the Constitution, Volume 7

Thomas Francis Moran - Constitutional history - 1904 - 497 pages
...United States in 1800 with theology, law, and politics, " but as to classical learning," he continues, " history (civil and ecclesiastical), mathematics, astronomy,...to have no learning at all, or a mere smattering." Again he says : " Our learning is superficial to a shameful degree, . . . our colleges are disgracefully...
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The History of North America, Volume 7

Guy Carleton Lee, Francis Newton Thorpe - United States - 1904
...United States in 1800 with theology, law, and politics, "but as to classical learning," he continues, "history (civil and ecclesiastical), mathematics,...to have no learning at all, or a mere smattering." Again he says: "Our learning is superficial to a shameful degree, . . . our colleges are disgracefully...
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Lectures on the Growth and Development of the United States, Volume 5

Edwin Wiley, Irving Everett Rines - United States - 1915
...said that they had an acquaintance with law, politics, theology and light English literature, " but as to classical learning, history (civil and ecclesiastical),...to have no learning at all, or a mere smattering." Again he said that " our learning is superficial in a shameful degree, * * * our colleges are disgracefully...
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The Causes of the War of Independence: Being the First Volume of a ..., Volume 1

Claude Halstead Van Tyne - Great Britain - 1922 - 499 pages
...authors have not found their way across the Atlantic." " As to classical learning," he went on, "history, (civil and ecclesiastical,) mathematics,...to have no learning at all, or a mere smattering." 2 Webster's words were even more true in Franklin's time, when besides himself and David Rittenhouse,...
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Science and Litigation: Products Liability in Theory and Practice

Terrence F. Kiely - Law - 2002 - 480 pages
...English literature, he complained bitterly about the virtual absence of scientific expertise: .. .but as to classical learning, history (civil and ecclesiastical),...said to have no learning at all, or a mere smattering ... our learning is superficial in a shamerull degree,.. .our colleges are disgracefully destitute...
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The Jeffersonian Transformation: Passages from the "History"

Henry Adams - History - 2007 - 214 pages
...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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