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" And though a linguist should pride himself to have all the tongues that Babel cleft the world into, yet if he have not studied the solid things in them as well as the words and lexicons, he were nothing so much to be esteemed a learned man, as any yeoman... "
Essays and Addresses, 1900-1903 ... - Page 240
by Sir John Avebury - 1903 - 296 pages
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Paradise regain'd, a poem. To which is added Samson agonistes

John Milton - 1713
...hirafelf to hzve all the Tongues that Babel cleft the Wotld tnto, yer, if he have not ftudied the folid things in them as well as the Words and Lexicons, he were nothing fo much to be efteem'da Learned Man, as any Yeoman o1 Tradefcnan comperently wife in his Mmhct Dialed...
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Remarks on Johnson's Life of Milton. To which are Added, Milton's Tractate ...

Francis Blackburne - Education - 1780 - 381 pages
...inftrument convaying to us things ufeful to be known, And though a linguift fhould pride him* felfe to have all the tongues that Babel cleft the world into, yet, if. he have not ftudied the folid things in them as well as the words and lexicons, he were nothing fo much to be efteemed...
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Remarks on Johnson's Life of Milton. To which are Added, Milton's Tractate ...

Francis Blackburne - Education - 1780 - 381 pages
...inftrument convaying .ing to us things ufeful to be known* And though a linguifl fliould pride himfelfe to have all the tongues that Babel cleft the world into, yet, if he have not-ftudied the folid things in them as well as the words and lexicons, he were nothing fo much to...
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Letters Concerning Education: Addressed to a Gentleman Entering at the ...

Peter Williams - 1785 - 340 pages
...obferver. And befides, " fuppofe a Linguift (as * Milton ftrongly exprefles it) was to pride himfelf tq have all the tongues that Babel cleft the world into, yet,. if he had not ftudied the folid things in them as well as the words arid lexicons, he were nothing fb much...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and ..., Volume 12

English poets - 1790
...conveying to us things ufeful to be known. And VoL. XII. X though though a linguift fhould pride himfelf to have all the tongues that Babel cleft the world into, yet, if he had not ftudied the folid things in them as well as the words and lexicons, he were nothing fo much...
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The Parents' Friend; Or Extracts from the Principal Works on ..., Volume 2

Education - 1803
...foreign language is only an instrument conveying to us things useful to be known. And though a lingufet should pride himself to have all the tongues that Babel cleft the world into, yet if he had not studied the solid things in them as well as the words and lexicons, he were nothing so much...
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The Elements of English Composition: Containing Practical Instructions for ...

David Irving - English language - 1803 - 238 pages
...the inftrument conveying to us things ufeful to be. known. And tho' a linguift lliouid pride himfelf to have all the tongues that Babel cleft the world into, yet, if he had not ihidied the folid things in them as well at. the words and lexicons, he were nothing to be...
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The Prose Works of John Milton: With a Life of the Author, Volume 1

John Milton, Charles Symmons - Poets, English - 1806
...the inftrument conveying to us things ufeful to be known. And though a linguift fhould pride himfelf to have all the tongues that Babel cleft the world into, yet if he have not fiudied the folid things in them as well as the words and lexicons, he were nothing fo much to be .efteemed...
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The Prose Works of John Milton: With a Life of the Author, Volume 1

John Milton, Charles Symmons - Poets, English - 1806
...himfelf to have all the tongues that Babel cleft the world into, yet if he have not ftudied the folid things in them as well as the words and lexicons, he were nothing fo much to be efteemed a learned man, as any yeoman or tradefman competently wife in his mother dialect...
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Cobbett's Weekly Political Register, Volume 11

William Cobbett - Great Britain - 1807
...''m'ihak, .as well as the woixls and <r lexicons, he\vet;e'vi6thirig so much '{,6. be tf. esteerhed a learned man, as any yeoman '"'or tradesman' competently wise in his " rnbther dialect only. Hence appear the "many mistakes, vt'hich have made learn"' Ing so unpleasant...
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