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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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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors, Volume 3

John Timbs - 1829 - 354 pages
...DCCCCLXV. 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 Its the words ami lexicons, he were nothing so much to be esteemed a learned man, as any yeoman or...
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Memoir and correspondence of ... sir James Edward Smith, Volume 1

lady Pleasance Smith - 1832 - 652 pages
...all the tongues that Babel cleft the world into, yet if he have not studied the .•in/til tllings in them, as well as the words and lexicons, he were...as any yeoman or tradesman competently wise in his mother tongue only. Hence t ion. as the foundation of a genius successful in that branch, but also...
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Selections from the works of Taylor, Hooker, Barrow [and others] by B. Montagu

Jeremy Taylor (bp. of Down and Connor.) - 1834 - 364 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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Lectures on Popular Education: Delivered to the Edinburgh Association for ...

George Combe - 1834 - 144 pages
...' Though a linguist should pride himself to have all the tongues that Babel cleft this 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.' And Dr. ADAM SMITH observes, that 'it seldom happens that a man, in any part...
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Necessity of Popular Education: As a National Object

James Simpson - 1834 - 350 pages
...linguist should pride himself to have all the tongues that Babel cleft this world into, yet, if he has not studied the solid things in them, as well as the...tradesman competently wise in his mother-dialect only." LOCKE, on Education, says, "Would not a Chinese, who had notice of our way of breeding, be apt to imagine,...
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The Prose Works of John Milton

John Milton - 1835 - 1044 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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The Philosophy of Education: With Its Practical Application to a System and ...

James Simpson - 1836 - 308 pages
...linguist should pride himself to have all the tongues that Babel cleft this world into, yet, if he had not studied the solid things in them, as well as the...tradesman competently wise in his mother-dialect only." LOCKE, on Education, says, " Would not a Chinese, who had notice of our way of breeding, be apt to...
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Materials for thinking, extracted from the works of ancient and modern ...

1837 - 352 pages
...Things.— Though a linguist should pride himsclf 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.— Milton. 600. Sources of True Enjoyment. — How little is requisite to supply...
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Selections from the Works of Taylor, Latimer, Hall, Milton, Barrow, South ...

Basil Montagu - 1839 - 404 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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Lectures on Popular Education ...

George Combe - 1839 - 156 pages
..." Though a linguist should pride himself to have all the tongues that Babel cleft this 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." And Dr. Adam Smith observes, that "it seldom happens that a man, in any part...
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