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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... "
The American Journal of Education - Page 75
edited by - 1856
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Paradise regain'd, a poem. To which is added Samson agonistes

John Milton - 1713 - 454 pages
...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 - 1780 - 444 pages
...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 be efteemed a learn.ed man, as any yeoman or tradefman competently wife 'in his mother dialed:...
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Remarks on Johnson's Life of Milton. To which are Added, Milton's Tractate ...

Francis Blackburne - 1780 - 408 pages
...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 a learn.ed man, as any yeoman or tradefman competently vile in his mother dialect...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and ..., Volume 12

English poets - 1790 - 342 pages
...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 to be efteemed a learned man, as any yeoman or tradefman competently wife in his mother dialef...
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The Parents' Friend; Or Extracts from the Principal Works on ..., Volume 2

1803 - 456 pages
...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...competently wise in his mother-dialect only. Hence appear so many mistakes which have made learning generally so unpleasant and so unsuccessful; first, we do...
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The Prose Works of John Milton: With a Life of the Author, Volume 1

John Milton, Charles Symmons - 1806 - 440 pages
...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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The Prose Works of John Milton: With a Life of the Author, Volume 1

John Milton, Charles Symmons - 1806 - 446 pages
...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 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

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
...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 any yeoman or tradesman competently wise in his mother dialect only. Hence appear the many mistakes which have made learning generally so unpleasing...
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Encyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts ..., Volume 13

1816 - 746 pages
...hionfelf 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 to be cftecmed a learned man as any yeoman or tradefman competently wife in his mother dialect...
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