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" ... with a tale, forsooth; he cometh unto you, with a tale, which holdeth children from play and old men from the chimney-corner; and, pretending no more, doth intend the winning of the mind from wickedness to virtue ; even as the child is often brought... "
Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ... - Page 156
by George Burnett - 1807
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Retrospective Review, and Historical and Antiquarian Magazine, Volume 10

English literature - 1824
...was his discourse, &c." mind from wickedness to virtue, even as the child is often brought to take most wholesome things, by hiding them in such other as have a pleasant taste." — " For even those hard-hearted evil men, who think virtue a school name, and know no other good...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 10

Books - 1824
...discourse, &c." VOL. X. PART I. E mind from wickedness to virtue, even as the child is often brought to take most wholesome things, by hiding them in such other as have a pleasant taste." — " For even those hard-hearted evil men, who think virtue a school name, and know no other good...
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Examples of English Prose: From the Reign of Elizabeth to the Present Time ...

George Walker - English prose literature - 1825 - 615 pages
...intend the winning of the mind from wickedness to virtue ; even as the child is often brought to take most wholesome things by hiding them in such other...should begin to tell them the nature of the Aloes or Rhabarbarum they should receive, would sooner take their physic at their ears than at their mouth ;...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 10

Books - 1824
...discourse, &c." VOL. X. PART I. E mind from wickedness to virtue, even as the child is often brought to take most wholesome things, by hiding them in such other as have a pleasant taste." — " For even those hard-hearted evil men, who think virtue a school name, and know no other good...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors

Laconics, John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829
...the winning of the mind from wickedness to virtue; even as the child is most often brought to take most wholesome things by hiding them in such other as have a pleasant taste.— Sir P. Sidney's Defence of Poesy. CCCCXXXIII. Frenzy does not become a slighter distemper on account...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors

Laconics, John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829
...the winning of the mind from wickedness to virtue; even as the child is most often brought to take most wholesome things by hiding them in such other as have a pleasant taste.—Sir P- Sidney's Defence of Poesy. ccccxxxm. Frenzy does not become a slighter distemper on...
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Southern Review, Volume 5

1830
...intend the winning of the mind from wickedness to virtue ; even as the child is often brought to take most wholesome things, by hiding them in such other...would sooner take their physic at their ears than at their mouth : so is it in men ; (most of whom ore childish in the best things, till they be cradled...
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The Southern Review, Volume 5

Southern States - 1830
...of the mind from iriekedness to virtue ; even as the child is often brought to take most whofeBome things, by hiding them in such other as have a pleasant...should begin to tell them the nature of the aloes or rhuburburum they should receive, would sooner take their physic at their ears than at their mouth :...
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The Southern Review, Volume 5

1830
...child is often brought to take most wk some things, by hiding them in such other as have u pleasant ta which, if one should begin to tell them the nature of the aloes or barbarum they should receive, would sooner take their physic at l ears than at their mouth : so is...
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The Library of the Old English Prose Writers ...: Sir Philip Sidney's ...

English literature - 1831
...intend the winning of the mind from wickedness to virtue ; even as the child is often brought to take most wholesome things, by hiding them in such other...would sooner take their physic at their ears than at their mouth : so is it in men ; (most of whom are childish in the best things, till they be cradled...
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