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History of English Literature - Page 104
by Hippolyte Taine - 1874
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The Spectator [by J. Addison and others].

Spectator The - 1857
...are only to be killed by a constant ana assiduous culture. It was said of Socrates, that he brought Philosophy down from heaven, to inhabit among men...coffee-houses. I would therefore in a very particular manner recommeud these my speculations to all well regulated families, that set apart an hour in every morning...
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Introduction to English literature, from Chaucer to Tennyson

Henry Reed - 1857
...said of Socrates," remarked Steele, "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 coffeehouses." Not many years ago, it was very generally the custom, I remember, for every young person, male and...
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Addison's humorous essays, selected from the 'Spectator'.

Joseph Addison, Spectator (The) - 1863
...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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Histoire de la littérature anglaise, Volume 3

Hippolyte Taine - English literature - 1863
...l'inexpérience. Il exige la science du style comme la science 1. Il was said of Socrates that he brought philosophy down from Heaven, to inhabit among men;...would therefore in a very particular manner recommend those my speculations to ail well regulated familles that set apart an hour in every morning for tea,...
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The book of days, a miscellany of popular antiquities

Robert Chambers - 1862
...papers, appearing at stated intervals, and sold at a cheap rate. The object of the writers was ' to bring why may not this pewon honestly avail himself of the...either of his skill, or of a favourable concurrence of at coffee-houses.' The Spectator was planned by Addison in concert with Sir Richard Steele, and its...
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Histoire de la littérature anglaise, Volume 3

Hippolyte Adolphe Taine - 1863
...la science 1 . It was said of Socrates that he brought philosophy down from Heaven, to inhabit amoug men; and I shall be ambitious to have it said of me that I have brought pbilosophy out of closets and libraries, schools and colleges, to dwell in clabs and assemblies, at...
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Histoire de la littérature anglaise, Volume 3

Hippolyte Taine - English literature - 1863
...l'inexpérience. Il exige la science du style comme la science 1. Il was said of Socrates that he brought philosophy down from Heaven, to inhabit among men ; and I shall be ambitions to have it said of me that I have brought philosophy out of closets and libraries, schools...
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THE WORKS OF JOSEPH ADDISON

1864
...to inhabil among men; and I shall be ambitious to lave it said of me that I have brought phi.osophy out of closets and libraries, schools, and colleges,...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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Outlines of English Literature

Thomas Budd Shaw - American literature - 1864 - 489 pages
...the day. 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...dwell in clubs and assemblies, at tea-tables, and in coffeebouses." Accustomed as we now are to a much more refined and intellectual tone of social intercourse,...
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Outlines of English Literature

Thomas Budd Shaw - 1865
...the day. 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 arid libraries, schools and colleges, to dwell in clubs and assemblies, at tea-tables, and in coffeehouses."...
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