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ancient annual annum appointed Assistant Masters attend Bishop boarders boarding-houses called Cambridge chapel CHAPTER charge Charter-house Christ's Hospital Church classes Classical Colet College Company Dean Division Earl elected emoluments England English Eton Eton College examination Exhibitions fagging fees Fifth Form Foundationers Founder four French funds German Governing Body Governors Greek guineas Hall Harrow Harrow School Head Master Henry History honour instruction John John Colet King King's Latin learned London Lord Lower School M.A. Rev Mathematical Merchant Taylors Modern Languages monitorial system number of boys Oxford paid Paul's School Praepostors present prizes Provost Public Schools pupils Queen Queen's Scholars received Rugby Rugby School Scholarships Schoolmaster Science Scole Shrewsbury Shrewsbury School Sixth Form Statutes stipend taught tenable Thomas tion Trustees tutor University Upper School Usher verse Warden week Westminster Westminster School William William of Wykeham Winchester Winchester College
Page 265 - The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good and ill together : our virtues would be proud if our faults whipped them not; and our crimes would despair if they were not cherished by our virtues.
Page 294 - GOING TO THE WARS Tell me not, Sweet, I am unkind That from the nunnery Of thy chaste breast and quiet mind, To war and arms I fly. True, a new mistress now I chase, The first foe in the field; And with a stronger faith embrace A sword, a horse, a shield. Yet this inconstancy is such As you too shall adore; I could not love thee, dear, so much, Loved I not honour more.
Page 296 - The first sense of sorrow I ever knew was upon the death of my father, at which time I was not quite five years of age; but was rather amazed at what all the house meant, than possessed with a real understanding why nobody was willing to play with me.
Page 250 - ... supposes he is as well able to bombast out a blank verse as the best of you; and being an absolute Johannes factotum, is in his own conceit the only Shake-scene in a country.
Page 473 - He* early moulded my taste to the preference of Demosthenes to Cicero, of Homer and Theocritus to Virgil, and again of Virgil to Ovid. He habituated me to compare Lucretius, (in such extracts as I then read) Terence, and above all the chaster poems of Catullus, not only with the Roman poets of the...
Page 293 - Stone walls do not a prison make, Nor iron bars a cage ; Minds innocent and quiet take That for a hermitage. If I have freedom in my love, And in my soul am free, Angels alone that soar above Enjoy such liberty.
Page 522 - The volumes before us show a vast amount of diligence ; but with Webster it is diligence in combination with fancifulness, — with Worcester in combination with good sense and judgment. Worcester's is the soberer and safer book, and may be pronounced the best existing English Lexicon.
Page 474 - Augustan era: and on grounds of plain sense and universal logic to see and assert the superiority of the former in the truth and nativeness, both of their thoughts and diction.
Page 522 - The superiority of this justly-famed Lexicon is retained over all others by the fulness of its quotations, the including in the vocabulary proper names, the distinguishing whether the derivative is classical or otherwise, the exactness of the references to the original authors, and in the price. '' Every page bears the impress of industry and care.