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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
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Materials for thinking extracted from the works of the learned of all ages

Materials - 1846 - 478 pages
...Babel cleft tlie world into, yet if he have not studied the solid things in FROM THE BEST AUTHORS. 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 the many mistakes which have made learning generally so unpleasing...
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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productions ...

Robert Chambers - 1847 - 712 pages
...And though a linguist should pride himself to have all the tongues ;hat Babel cleft the world into, are scarce at all handled, they do BO swell with unnecessary digressions; and the parenthesis on compe•ontly wise in his mother dialect only. Hence appear ;hc many mistakes which have made learning...
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The Philosophy of Training: Or, The Principles and Art of a Normal Education ...

A. R. Craig - 1847 - 408 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,...were nothing so much to be esteemed a learned man as a yeoman or tradesman competently wise in his mother dialect only. Hence appear the many mistakes which...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: First period, from the earliest times to 1400

Robert Chambers - 1847 - 712 pages
...Babel cleft the world into, yet, if he hive not studied the solid things in them, as well as the word« mother dialect only. Hence appcir the many mistakes which have made learning generally so unpleasing...
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The Prose Works of John Milton, Volume 3

John Milton - 1848 - 540 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. to the acquisition of scientific knowledge. Dr. Johnson has severely censured...
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Thoughts on the conduct of the understanding

Basil Montagu - 1849 - 284 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...tradesman competently wise in his mother-dialect only." NOTE (B). Connexion between Knowledge and Happiness. The connexion between happiness and knowledge...
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Colloquies on Religion and Religious Education: Originally Pub. as a ...

John Minter Morgan - 1849 - 250 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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Colloquies on religion, and religious education, a suppl. to 'Hampden in the ...

John Minter Morgan - 1850 - 244 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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Cooper's Journal: Or, Unfettered Thinker and Plain Speaker for Truth ...

Thomas Cooper - 1850 - 504 pages
...— Though a linguist should pride himself to have all the tongue» 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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Cooper's Journal: Or, Unfettered Thinker and Plain Speaker for Truth ...

Thomas Cooper - 1850 - 492 pages
...— 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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