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" Fables and Phalaris's Epistles, both living near the same time, which was that of Cyrus and Pythagoras. As the first has been agreed by all ages since for the greatest master in his kind, and all others of that sort have been but imitations of his original... "
The Works of Richard Bentley - Page 135
by Richard Bentley, Sir Isaac Newton - 1836
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Letters written by Sir William Temple ... containing an account of the most ...

Sir William Temple, Jonathan Swift - Europe - 1731 - 585 pages
...a Preference it muft decree to thofe of the Greek and Latin, before any of the Modern Languages. It may, perhaps, be further affirmed, in Favour of the Ancients, that the oldeft Books we have, are ftill in their kind the beft. The two rnoft Ancient, that I know of in Profe,...
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Richardi Bentleii Dissertatio de Phalaridis, Themistoclis ..., Volume 1

Richard Bentley - Aesop's fables - 1777 - 411 pages
...EPISTOLIS, ET FABVLIS AESPI. Gu elms Temple in Eflay upon Ancient, and Modern Learning t p. 58. It may perhaps be further affirmed , in favour of the Ancients; That the oldeft Books we have, are flill in their kind the beft: The two mo ft Ancient that I know of in Profe,...
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The Works of Sir William Temple, Bart: An essay upon the advancement of ...

Sir William Temple - 1814
...a preference it must decree to those of the Greek and Latin, before any of the modern languages. It may perhaps be further affirmed, in favour of the...in prose, among those we call profane authors, are JEsop's Fables and Phalaris's Epistles, both living near the same time, which was that of Cyrus and...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift: Tale of a tub. Battle of the books. Polite ...

Jonathan Swift, Sir Walter Scott - English literature - 1814
...Epistles of Phalaris. These authors had been highly extolled by Temple, in the following passage : " It may, perhaps, be further affirmed, in favour of the...in their kind the best. The two most ancient that 1 know of in prose, are JEsop's Fables and Phalans'i Epistles, both living near the same time, which...
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Warburton and his quarrels; including an illustration of his literary ...

Isaac Disraeli - Authors, English - 1814
...out an unguarded opinion, which excited the hostile contempt of Bentley. " The oldest books (he says) we have, are still in their kind the best : the two most ancient that I know of, in prose, are ^Bsop'a Fables and Phalaris's Epistles."— The Epistles, he insists, exhihit every excellence...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift: Tale of a tub. Battle of the books. Polite ...

Jonathan Swift, Sir Walter Scott - 1814
...Epistles of Phalaris. These authors had been highly extolled by Temple, in the following passage : " It may, perhaps, be further affirmed, in favour of the ancients, that the oldest books \vc have are still in their kind the best. The two most ancient that 1 know of in prose, are jEsop's...
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The works of Jonathan Swift, containing additional letters, tracts, and ...

Jonathan Swift - 1814
...Epistles of Phalaris. These authors had been highly extolled by Temple, in the following passage : " It may, perhaps, be further affirmed, in favour of the ancients, that the oldest books \ve have are still in their kind the best. The two most ancient that I know of in prose, ae JEsop's...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift: Tale of a tub. Battle of the books. Polite ...

Jonathan Swift, Walter Scott - 1814
...perhaps, be further affirmed, invfavour of the ancients, that the oldest books we have are still itf their kind the best. The two most ancient that I know of in Uprose, are jEsop's Fables and Phalaris's Epistles, both living neir the same time, which was that...
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Essays, Volumes 1-2

Sir William Temple - 1821 - 162 pages
...decree to those of the Greek and Latin, before any of the modern languages. | It may perhaps be farther affirmed, in favour of the ancients, that the oldest...of in prose, among those we call profane authors, arejEsop's Fables, and Phalaris's Epistles, i both living near the same time, which was that of Cyrus...
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The works of Jonathan Swift, containing additional letters ..., Volume 10

Jonathan Swift - 1824
...authors had been highly extolled by Temple, in the following passage : — " It may, perhaps, be farther affirmed, in favour of the ancients, that the oldest...best. The two most ancient that I know of, in prose, are JLsop's Fables, and Phalaris's Epistles, both living near the same time, which was that of Cyrus...
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