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" It was said of Socrates that he brought Philosophy down from heaven, to inhabit among men ; and I shall be ambitious to have it said of me, that I have brought Philosophy out of closets and libraries, schools and colleges, to dwell in clubs and assemblies,... "
The Spectator [by J. Addison and others]: with a biogr. and critical preface ... - Page 32
by Spectator The - 1853
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The Spectator: With a Biographical and Critical Preface, and Explanatory ...

1853 - 524 pages
...age is fallen. The mind that lies fallow but a single day, sprouts up in follies that are only to he killed by a constant and assiduous culture. It was...dwell in clubs and assemblies, at tea-tables and in coffee houses. I would therefore in a very particular manner recommend these my speculations to all...
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The Portrait Gallery of Distinguished Poets, Philosophers ..., Volume 2

1853 - 530 pages
...by fictions running parallel with the political newspaper. Addison announces the design " to bring philosophy out of closets and libraries, schools and...and assemblies, at tea-tables and in coffee-houses." In the character of his fictitious friend the clergyman, he speaks of " the great use this paper might...
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The Works of Joseph Addison: Including the Whole Contents of Bp ..., Volume 4

Joseph Addison - 1854 - 618 pages
...Tatler with notes. VC No. 271, p. 452, note on Dr. Johnson's col culntion. — C. 4- SPECTATOR. [No. 10. It was said of Socrates, that he brought Philosophy...particular manner recommend these my speculations to all well-regulated families that set apart an hour in every morning for tea and bread and butter ; and...
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The Works of Joseph Addison: The Spectator

Joseph Addison - 1854 - 624 pages
...en forme de gazettes; et il s'en est de'bit6 jusqu'n vingt mille par jour, ic. Le Sftctatmr. Pref. It was said of Socrates, that he brought Philosophy...particular manner recommend these my speculations to all well-regulated families that set apart an hour in every morning for tea and bread and butter ; and...
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The Works of Joseph Addison: The Spectator

Joseph Addison - 1854 - 626 pages
...Spectateur. Prcf. V. Tatler with notes. VC No. 271, p. 452, note on Dr. Johnson's cal dilation. — C. It was said of Socrates, that he brought Philosophy...particular manner recommend these my speculations to all well-regulated families that set apart an hour in every morning for tea and bread and butter ; and...
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Lectures on English Literature: From Chaucer to Tennyson

Henry Reed - 1855 - 424 pages
...said of Socrates," remarked Steele, "that he brought philosophy down from heaven to inhabit among men. I shall be ambitious to have it said of me that I...assemblies, at tea-tables, and in coffee-houses." Not many years ago, it was very generally the custom, I remember, for every young person, male and...
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Lectures on English Literature: From Chaucer to Tennyson

Henry Reed - 1855 - 416 pages
...said of Socrates," remarked Steele, "that he brought philosophy down from heaven to inhabit among men. I shall be ambitious to have it said of me that I...assemblies, at tea-tables, and in coffee-houses." Not many years ago, it was very generally the custom, I remember, for every young person, male and...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 96

1855 - 624 pages
...Socrates had brought philosophy down from heaven to inhabit among men, he had himself aimed to bring philosophy out of closets and libraries, schools and...and assemblies, at tea-tables and in coffee-houses. For it is his actual and marked peculiarity that neither more nor less than this may be generally detected...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 96

1855 - 626 pages
...Socrates had brought philosophy down from heaven to inhabit among men, he had himself aimed to bring philosophy out of closets and libraries, schools and...and assemblies, at tea-tables and in coffee-houses. For it is his actual and marked peculiarity that neither more nor less than this may be generally detected...
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The works of ... Joseph Addison, with notes by R. Hurd, Volume 2

Joseph Addison - 1856 - 524 pages
...shall endeavour to enliven morality with wit, and to temper wit with morality, that my readers may, if possible, both ways find their account in the speculation...particular manner recommend these my speculations to all well-regulated families that set Hpart an hour in every morning for tea and bread and butter ; and...
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