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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... "
Materials for thinking extracted from the works of the learned of all ages - Page 263
by Materials - 1846
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The Parents' Friend; Or Extracts from the Principal Works on ..., Volume 2

1803 - 456 pages
...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...as any yeoman or tradesman competently wise in his mother-dialect only. Hence appear so many mistakes which have made learning generally so unpleasant...
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Cobbett's Weekly Political Register, Volume 11

1807 - 542 pages
...''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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Prose Works ...: Containing His Principal Political and ..., Volume 1

John Milton - 1809 - 534 pages
...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...learning generally so unpleasing and so unsuccessful ; first, we do amiss to spend seven or eight years merely in scraping together so much miserable Latin...
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The Imperial magazine; or, Compendium of religious, moral ..., Volume 6

1824 - 604 pages
...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...learning generally so unpleasing and so unsuccessful ; first, we do amiss to spend seven or eight years, merely in scraping together so much miserable Latin...
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The Pamphleteer, Volume 17

1820 - 606 pages
...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...as any yeoman or tradesman competently wise in his mother's dialect only. in. Hence appear the many mistakes which have made learning generally so unpleasing...
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The Pamphleteer, Volume 16

Abraham John Valpy - 1820 - 574 pages
...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...man, as any yeoman or tradesman competently wise in hit mother dialect only." However, without dwelling upon theoretical opinions, he would quote a practical...
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The Pamphleteer, Volume 17

Abraham John Valpy - 1820 - 614 pages
...esteemed a learned man, as any yeoman or tradesman competently wise in his mother's dialect only. in. Hence appear the many mistakes which have made learning generally so unpleasing and so insuccessfull j first, we do amisse to spend seven or eight years, merely in scraping together so much...
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The Elements of English Composition: Serving as a Sequel to the Study of Grammar

David Irving - 1821 - 336 pages
...solid things in them as"well as the words an<j lexicons, lie were were nothing to be so much esteem'da learned man, as any yeoman or tradesman competently...learning generally so unpleasing and so unsuccessful : first we do amiss to spend seven or eight years merely in scraping together so much miserable Latin...
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The Parliamentary Debates, Volume 2

Great Britain. Parliament - 1821 - 724 pages
...have all the tongues that Babel cleft the world into, yet if he had not studied the solid tilings in vp w 6 "#y +O 8 Vڋ "5 \ 5 u B Zj5.O G繧 y^Z Z ...5u 6A _ u 4 2 >Ƀ v:Mj _ .V dHR r_ Fh mother-dialect only." — Still however, he was persuaded that if a poor man had a little more education,...
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The Parliamentary Debates, Volume 2

Great Britain. Parliament - 1821 - 726 pages
...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 to be esteemed a learned j man, as any yeoman or tradesman competently wise in his mother-dialect only."— Still however, he...
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