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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
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Social Life in the Reign of Queen Anne: Taken from Original Sources, Volume 1

John Ashton - Great Britain - 1882
...true," for which reason I found he had very much turned his studies for about a twelvemonth past unto the lives and adventures of Don Bellianis of Greece,...Champions, and other historians of that age. ... He would tell you the mismanagements of John Hickerthrift, find fault A • RIPE STRAWBERRYES ! ' 'SIX...
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Roundabout Papers: To which is Added The Second Funeral of Napoleon ...

William Makepeace Thackeray - England - 1882 - 819 pages
...which reason I found he had very much turned his studies, for about a twelvemonth past, into the lives of Don Bellianis 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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Eighteenth Century Essays

Austin Dobson - English essays - 1882 - 284 pages
...his studies for about a twelvemonth past, into the lives and adventures adventures of Don Belianis 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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Roundabout Papers: (from the Cornhill Magazine) To which is Added The Second ...

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1883 - 642 pages
...which reason I found he had very much turned his studies, for about a twelvemonth past, into the lives of Don Bellianis 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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EIGHTEENTH CENTURY CENTURY ESSAYS

AUSTIN DOBSON - 1883
...much turned his studies for about a twelvemonth past, into the lives and adventures of Don Belianis 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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A Bookseller of the Last Century: Being Some Account of the Life of John ...

Charles Welsh - Children - 1885 - 373 pages
...speaking of a little boy of eight years old, ' I perceived him a very great historian in " JEsop's Fables," but he frankly declared to me his mind, '...Champions,' and other historians of that age. . . . He would tell you the mismanagements of John Hickathrift, find fault with the passionate temper in ' Bevis...
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The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray, Volume 23

William Makepeace Thackeray - English literature - 1885
...which reason I found he had very much turned his studies, for about a twelvemonth past, into the lives of Don Bellianis 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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Selections from the Tatler, Spectator and Guardian

Sir Richard Steele - 1885 - 504 pages
...much turned his studies, for about a twelvemonth past, into the lives and adventures of Don Belianis of Greece, Guy of Warwick, the Seven Champions, and other historians of that agen. I could not but observe the satisfaction the father took in the forwardness of his son ; and...
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Good Queen Anne: Or, Men and Manners, Life and Letters in England ..., Volume 2

William Henry Davenport Adams - English literature - 1886
...which reason I found he had very much turned his studies, for about a twelvemonth past, into the lives of Don Bellianis 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 English Essayists: A Comprehensive Selection from the Works of the Great ...

Robert Cochrane - Authors, English - 1887 - 536 pages
...all the learning on the other side eight years old. I perceived him a very great historian in ^Eaop's uced : " Two of far nobler shape, erect and tall,...and hyacinthine locks Round f:om his parted forel I could not but observe the satisfaction the father took in the forwardness of his son ; and that these...
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