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" Groat's House to Land's End, as Dante and Tasso once were to the Italians ; that it is written in the noblest and purest English, and abounds in exquisite beauties of mere literary form ; and, finally, that it forbids the veriest hind who never left his... "
Essays and Addresses, 1900-1903 ... - Page 285
by Sir John Avebury - 1903 - 296 pages
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The Westminster Review, Volume 162

1904
...man whom they admit to be an eminent authority: " Consider the great historical fact that for three centuries this book has been woven into the life of...the national epic of Britain, and is as familiar to gentle and simple, from John o' Groat's House to Land's End, as Dante and Tasso once were to the Italians;...
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The General Baptist repository, and Missionary observer [afterw.] The ...

1880
...for the king and the subject, for the magistrate and the citizen. There is no book that has been so woven into the life of all that is best and noblest in English history ; and there is no book that has been so worked into all that is purest and grandest of human literature....
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The Living Age, Volume 269

1911
..."Contemporary Reriew" for December 1870: Consider (he says) the great historical fact that for three centuries this book has been woven into the life of...that it has become the national epic of Britain, and Ls familiar to noble and simple from John o' Groat's House to Land's End, as Dante and Tasso were once...
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Nature, Volume 63

Sir Norman Lockyer - Science - 1901
...residuum of moral beauty and grandeur. And then consider the great historical fact that for three centurio this book has been woven into the life of all that...and is as familiar to noble and simple, from John o1 Groat's House to Land's End, as Dante and Tasso were once to Italians ; that it is written in the...
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New Outlook, Volume 68

1901
...vast residuum of moral beauty and grandeur. And then consider the great historical fact that for three centuries this book has been woven into the life of...Britain, and is as familiar to noble and simple, from Johno'-Groat's House to Land's End, as Dante and Tasso once were to the Italians: that it is written...
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New Outlook, Volume 98

1911
...great scientist Huxley wrote in the following words : Consider the great historical fact that for three centuries this book has been woven into the life of all that is noblest and best in English history ; that it has become the national epic of Britain ; that it is...
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The Contemporary Review, Volume 16

Great Britain - 1871
...residuum of moral beauty and grandeur. And then consider the great historical fact that, for three centuries, this book has been woven into the life...it has become the national epic of Britain, and is familiar to noble and simple, from John-o'-Groat's House to Land's End, as Dante and Tasso were once...
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The Impending Conflict Between Romanism and Protestantism in the United States

J. J. Smith - Protestant churches - 1871 - 288 pages
...vast residuum of moral beauty and grandeur. And then consider the great historical fact that for three centuries this book has been woven into the life of...that is best and noblest in English history; that it is written in the noblest and purest English, and abounds in exquisite beauties of mere literary form...
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Critiques and Addresses

Thomas Henry Huxley - Education - 1873 - 350 pages
...residuum of moral beauty and grandeur. And then consider the great historical fact that, for three centuries, this book has been woven into the .life...Britain, and is as familiar to noble and simple, from John-o'-Groat's House to Land's End, as Dante and Tasso once were to the Italians; that it is written...
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CRITIQUES AND ADDRESSES.

THOMAS HENRY HUXLEY, LL.D., F.R.S. - 1873
...residuum of moral beauty and grandeur. And then consider the great historical fact that, for three centuries, this book has been woven into the life...Britain, and is as familiar to noble and simple, from John-o'- Groat's House to Land's End, as Dante and Tasso once were to the Italians; that it is written...
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