Southey's Common-place Book: Special collections
Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans, 1849 - Anecdotes
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Page 52 - ... forms; then they study how to hook in this or that quaint sentence of philosopher or father, this or that nice speculation, endeavouring to couch all this in most elegant language; in short, their main end is to shew their wit, their reading, and whatever they think is excellent in them : No doubt rarely agreeing with that of St Paul, " I determined not to know any thing among you save Jesus Christ and him crucified ; and my speech and preaching was not with enticing words of man's wisdom, but...