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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,... "
History of English Literature - Page 103
by Hippolyte Taine - 1871
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A Rhetorical Grammar: In which the Common Improprieties in Reading and ...

John Walker - Elocution - 1801 - 392 pages
...cadence, and have passed from age to age to our own days. Let us 4ake another Example : II was said ef Socrates, that he brought philosophy down from heaven...'and libraries, schools and colleges, to dwell in cli;bs and as* stimblies, at tea-tables and in coffee-houses. Spectator, N 10, When this sentence...
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The Spectator: In Eight Volumes. : Vol. I[-VIII].

English literature - 1803
...a single day, sprouts up in follies that are only to be killed by a constant and assiduous culture. It was said of Socrates, that he brought philosophy...dwell in clubs and assemblies, at tea-tables and in coflee-houses. I would, therefore, in a very particular manner, recommend these my speculations to...
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The British Essayists: The Tatler

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1803
...overlooked by graver writers, and more bulky theorists : or, in the language of Addison, " to bring philosophy out of closets and libraries, schools and...assemblies, at tea-tables, and in coffee-houses." Of the origin of this species of writing Dr. JOHNSON has given a sketch which it were to be wished...
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature

English literature - 1803
...graver writers, and more bulky theorists : br, in the language of Addison, " to bring philosophy o\it of closets and libraries, schools and colleges, to...assemblies, at tea-tables, and in coffee-houses." Vol. ir xi. Though Johnson attributed the praise of original design to Casa in his book of Manners,...
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Essays Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of the ..., Volume 3

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1805
...a single day, sprouts up in follies that are only to be killed by a constant and assiduous culture. It was said of Socrates, that he brought philosophy down from heaven, to inhabit among men; I shall be ambitious to have it said of me, that I have brought philosophy out of closets and libra,...
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Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1805
...a single day, sprouts up in follies that are only to be killed by a constant and assiduous culture. It was said of Socrates, that he brought philosophy down from heaven, to inhabit among men; I shall be ambitious to have it said of me, that I have brought philosophy out of closets and libraries,...
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The British Essayists;: Adventurer

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...Socrates was said to have brought philosophy down from heaven to inhabit among men : ' And I,' say* he, ' shall be ambitious to have it said of me, that I have...assemblies, at tea-tables, and in coffee-houses.' But this purpose has in some measure been defeated by its success ; and we have been driven from one...
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The Tatler; corrected from the originals, with a preface ..., Volume 1

Alexander Chalmers - 1817
...overlooked by graver writers, and more bulky theorists : or, in the language of Addison, ' to bring philosophy out of closets and libraries, schools and...assemblies, at tea-tables, and in coffee-houses.' Of the origin of this species of writing Dr. JOHNSON has given a sketch which it were to be wished...
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The British Essayists: Adventurer

James Ferguson - English essays - 1819
...Socrates was said to have brought philosophy down from heaven to inhabit among men : ' And 1,' says he, ' shall be ambitious to have it said of me, that I have...assemblies, at tea-tables, and in coffee-houses.' Learning has been divested of the peculiarities of a college dress, that she might mix in polite assemblies,...
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A Rhetorical Grammar: In which Improprieties in Reading and Speaking are ...

John Walker - Elocution - 1822 - 383 pages
...gradually into the cadence, and have passed from age to age to our own days. Let us take another example : It was said of Socrates, that he brought philosophy down from heaven 10 inhabit among men; and I shall be ambitious to have it said of me, that I have brought philosophy...
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