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" Fables; but he frankly declared to me his mind, "that he did not delight in that learning, because he did not believe they were true"; for which reason I found he had very much turned his studies, for about a twelve-month past, into the lives and adventures... "
The Athenaeum: A Magazine of Literary and Miscellaneous Information ... - Page 120
edited by - 1807
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The Tatler; Or, Lucubrations of Isaac Bickerstaff, Esq; ...

Sir Richard Steele, Joseph Addison - English essays - 1709
...true; for which reafon. 1 found he bad very much turned his ftudies, for about a twelve-month paft, into the lives and adventures of Don Bellianis of...Greece, Guy of Warwick, the Se<ven Champions, and other niftorians of that age. I could not but obferve the fatisfaftion the father took in the forwardnefs...
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Selections from the Spectator, Tatler, Guardian, and Freeholder: Selections ...

English essays - 1804
...all the learning on the other side eight years old. I pereeived him a very great historian in iEsop's Fables: but he frankly declared to me his mind, that...Seven Champions, and other historians of that age. I could not but observe th,e satisfaction the father took in the forwardness of his son ; and that...
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The British Essayists;: Tatler

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...had excellent parts, and was a great master of all the learning on the other side eight years old. I perceived him a very great historian in /Esop's...Seven Champions, and other historians of that age. I could not but observe the satisfaction the father took in the forwardness of his son; and that these...
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The British Essayists;: Tatler

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...he had very much turned his studies, for about a twelve-month past, into the lives and adventuresof Don Bellianis of Greece, Guy of Warwick, 'the Seven Champions, and other historians of that age. I could not but observe the satis* faction the father took in the forwardness of his son; and that...
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The Tatler; corrected from the originals, with a preface, historical and ...

Alexander Chalmers - 1817
...all the learning on the other side eight years old. I perceived him a very great historian in jEsop's Fables : but he frankly declared to me his mind, "...Seven Champions, and other historians of that age. I could not but observe the satisfaction the father took in the forwardness of his son ; and that these...
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The British Essayists: Tatler

James Ferguson - English essays - 1819
...much turned his studies, for about a twelve-month past, into the lives and adventures of Don Belliimis of Greece, Guy of Warwick, the Seven Champions, and other historians of that age. I could not but observe the satisfaction the father took in the forwardness of his son; and that these...
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The Tatler, Volume 2

1822
...all the learning on the other side eight years old. I perceived him a very great historian in vEsop's Fables ; but he frankly declared to me his mind, '...Seven Champions, and other historians of that age. I could not but observe the satisfaction the father took in the forwardness of his son ; and that these...
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The British essayists; with prefaces by L.T. Berguer

British essayists - 1823
...all the learning on the other side eight years old. 1 perceived him a very great historian in yEsop's Fables: but he frankly declared to me his mind, '...Seven Champions, and other historians of that age. I could not but observe the satisfaction the father took in the forwardness of his son; and that these...
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The Guardian: Complete in One Volume, with Notes, and a General Index

English essays - 1829 - 264 pages
...all the learning on the other side eight yean old. I perceived him a very great historian in ^sop's Fables : but he frankly declared to me his mind, '...Seven Champions, and other historians of that age. I could not bui observe the satisfaction the father took in the forwardness of his son ; and that these...
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Tatler & Guardian

1831 - 244 pages
...on the other side eight years old. I perceived him a very great historian in jEsop's Fables : but ho , they said, were both running away. To which they...At last one of them told the company, if they would I could HOC bat observe the satisfaction the father took in the forwardness of his son ; and that these...
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