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" It was said of Socrates that he brought Philosophy down from, heaven, to inhabit among men ; and I shall be ambitious to have it said of me, that I have brought Philosophy out of closets and libraries, schools and colleges, to dwell in clubs and assemblies,... "
History of English Literature - Page 104
by Hippolyte Taine - 1874
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A Rhetorical Grammar: In which the Common Improprieties in Reading and ...

John Walker - Rhetoric - 1801 - 392 pages
...age to age to our own days. Let us 4ake another Example : II was said ef Socrates, that he brought philosophy down from heaven to inhabit among men ;...'and libraries, schools and colleges, to dwell in cli;bs and as* stimblies, at tea-tables and in coffee-houses. Spectator, N° 10, When this sentence...
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Select British Classics, Volume 11

English literature - 1803
...only to be killed by » constant and assiduous culture. It was said of Soi crates, that he brought philosophy down from heaven, to inhabit among men;...these my speculations to all well-regulated families that set apart an hour in every morning for tea and bread and butter ; and would earnestly advise them...
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The Spectator ...

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - 1803
...are only to be killed by a constant and assiduous culture. It was said of Socrates, that he brought philosophy down from heaven, to inhabit among men...dwell in clubs and assemblies, at tea-tables and in coflee-houses. I would, therefore, in a very particular manner, recommend these my speculations to...
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The British Essayists: The Tatler

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1803
...overlooked by graver writers, and more bulky theorists : or, in the language of Addison, " to bring philosophy out of closets and libraries, schools and...assemblies, at tea-tables, and in coffee-houses." Of the origin of this species of writing Dr. JOHNSON has given a sketch which it were to be wished...
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature

Tobias George Smollett - English literature - 1803
...graver writers, and more bulky theorists : br, in the language of Addison, " to bring philosophy o\it of closets and libraries, schools and colleges, to...assemblies, at tea-tables, and in coffee-houses." Vol. ir xi. Though Johnson attributed the praise of original design to Casa in his book of Manners,...
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Essays Biographical, Critical, and Historical: Illustrative of the Tatler ...

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1805
...culture. It was said of Socrates, that he brought philosophy down from heaven, to inhabit among men; I shall be ambitious to have it said of me, that I...and assemblies, at tea-tables and in coffee-houses *." * Spectator, N° 10. Of the success which attended the efforts of •Steele and Addison, in the...
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Essays Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of the ..., Volume 3

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1805
...culture. It was said of Socrates, that he brought philosophy down from heaven, to inhabit among men; I shall be ambitious to have it said of me, that I have brought philosophy out of closets and libra, ries, schools and colleges, to dwell in clubs and assemblies, at tea-tables and in coffee-houses...
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The British Essayists, Volume 6

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...are only to be killed by a constant and assiduous culture. It was said of Socrates, that he brought philosophy down from heaven, to inhabit among men...these my speculations to all well-regulated families, that set apart an hour in every morning for tea and bread and butter ; and would earnestly advise them...
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The British Essayists;: Adventurer

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...Socrates was said to have brought philosophy down from heaven to inhabit among men : ' And I,' say* he, ' shall be ambitious to have it said of me, that I have...assemblies, at tea-tables, and in coffee-houses.' But this purpose has in some measure been defeated by its success ; and we have been driven from one...
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The Spectator, Volume 1

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - 1810
...are only to be killed by a constant and assiduous culture. It was said of Socrates, that he brought philosophy down from heaven, to inhabit among men...these my speculations to all well-regulated families, that set apart an hour in every morning for tea and bread and butter ; and would earnestly advise them...
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