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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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Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay: With Indexes...

Samuel Austin Allibone - 1876 - 768 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 Milton Anthology: Selected from the Prose Writings

John Milton - 1876 - 506 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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Hours with Men and Books

William Mathews - 1877 - 360 pages
...all the tongues that Babel cleft the world into, yet if he have not studied the solid things in them, he were nothing so much to be esteemed a learned man,...as any yeoman or tradesman competently wise in his mother dialect only." He is a poor economist who looks only at the value of an acquisition without...
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Harper's Anthology for College Courses in Composition and Literature: Of ...

Frederick Alexander Manchester, William Frederic Giese - 1926 - 928 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. — John Milton, On Education. 35 Disciples do owe unto masters only a temporary...
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Harper's Anthology: Prose

Frederick Alexander Manchester, William Frederic Giese - 1926 - 924 pages
...410 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. — John Milton, On Edutatiott. J5 Disciples do owe unto masters only a temporary...
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Areopagitica and Other Prose Writings by John Milton

John Milton - 1927 - 208 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,...learned man] 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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Milton on Education: The Tractate Of Education, with Supplementary Extracts ...

John Milton - 1928 - 402 pages
...things in rhrm as well as the words ari3 lexicons, he were nothing so much to be esteemed a learned nf man as any yeoman or tradesman competently wise in his motherdialect only. Hence appear the^afany mistakes which have made learning * generally so unpleasing and so unsuccessful. First, we...
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Littell's Living Age, Volume 171

1886 - 848 pages
...that " though a linguist should pride himself to have all the tongues liabel 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 ; " and Locke said that "schools fit us for the university rather than for the...
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Proceedings of the ... Annual Meeting, Volume 11

Society for the Promotion of Engineering Education (U.S.). Annual Meeting - 1903 - 428 pages
...twentieth century by asserting that though a man "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." He further abhors the old error of the university instructor who casts untrained...
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The Journal of Education, Volume 2

1877 - 600 pages
...having all the tongues that Babel clove the world into, yet if he have not studied solid things in them, he were nothing so much to be esteemed a learned man as any yeoman or tradesman completely wise in his native dialect only." So the principal feature in the theory of the Innovators...
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