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" I keep my novels, reviews, and magazines ; for you know, that ' all work and no play would make Jack a dull boy... "
Blue-stocking Hall - Page 131
by William Pitt Scargill - 1827 - 258 pages
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Blue-stocking hall [by W.P. Scargill].

M A Scargill - 1827
...history and Belles Lettres. While I was glancing over this, he pointed to a compartment in the fer end of the room, desiring me to examine its contents....novels, reviews, and magazines ; for you know, that i all work and no play would make Jack a dull boy ;' and as I suppose that you do not intend to read...
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The parish clerk, by the author of 'Peter Priggins', ed. by T. Hook

Joseph Thomas J. Hewlett - 1841
...injury these wasted days did to his pupils, their father would only laugh, and reply with the old adage, that " all work and no play would make Jack a dull boy." He was obliged, therefore, to submit, and use his best exertions to make them improve every hour they...
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The Parish Clerk, Volume 1

Joseph Hewlett, Theodore Edward Hook - 1841
...injury these wasted days did to his pupils, their father would only laugh, and reply with the old adage, that " all work and no play would make Jack a dull boy." He was obliged, therefore, to submit, and use his best exertions to make them improve every hour they...
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Lisette's Venture, Volume 1

1874
...and that she should remember princes required rest and recreation'as well as other youngsters, and that " All work and no play Would make Jack a dull boy ! " upon which she would retort indignantly, " ' All work ! ' I think it is a case of ' no work and...
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Sea Blossom: A Cornish Story

Mrs. J. A. Owen - 1884 - 128 pages
...father keeps him hard at it, as a rule. I begged a holiday for him to-day, reminding the old block that ' all work and no play would make Jack a dull boy.'" " Well, off with you, Arthur ; God grant you may see my dear old ship rounding the Lizard this blithe...
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Ohio Educational Monthly, Volume 34

Education - 1885
...Centuries ago it was written, '•'Apollo, non semper tendis arcum." but more modern philosophy has said, "that all work and no play would make Jack a dull boy," but practically these teachings were forgotten. Perhaps the influence of monastic discipline had no...
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Biennial Report

Fruit-culture - 1894
...products of our orchards when they are young. ENTERTAINMENTS. THE CHAIRMAN: Gentlemen, it has been said that " all work and no play would make Jack a dull boy," and perhaps it would make us so. We have some correspondence here in reference to the play part of this...
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Proceedings of the Virginia State Conference ..., Volumes 18-22; Volumes 24-26

Virginia Daughters of the American Revolution - 1915
...At our monthly meetings we combine business with pleasure, thus proving our faith in the old saying that all work and no play would make Jack a dull boy. These meetings are always well attended, and we are starting the New Year with renewed interest in...
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