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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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Isaac Bickerstaff: Physician and Astrologer

Sir Richard Steele - English essays - 1887 - 192 pages
...frankly declared to me his mind, that he did not delight in that learning, because he did not bolieve they were true; for which reason I found he had very...Seven Champions, and other historians of that age. I couia not but observe the satisfaction the father took in the forwardness of his son; and that these...
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Complete Works, Volume 4

William Makepeace Thackeray - 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 Complete Works of William Makepeace Thackeray: The four Georges ; The ...

William Makepeace Thackeray - English literature - 1889
...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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Thackeray's Works, Volume 8

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1891
...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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English Prose: Selections, Volume 3

Sir Henry Craik - English prose literature - 1894
...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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English Prose: Selections : with Critical Introductions by Various ..., Volume 3

Sir Henry Craik - English prose literature - 1894
...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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The Chap-book, Volume 3

Herbert Stuart Stone - 1895
...Speaking of a child of eight years of age, he says : " I perceived him a very great Historian in &sop's Fables, but he frankly declared to me his Mind, that...Champions, and other Historians of that Age. * * * He would tell you the Mismanagements of John Hickathrift, find fault with the passionate Temper of Betiis...
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English Essays

J. H. Lobban - English essays - 1896 - 257 pages
...the Kit-Cat. The locus classicus on the subject is in the 24th Tatler. 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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English Essays

John Hay Lobban - English essays - 1896 - 257 pages
...is in the 24th Tatler. other side eight years old. I 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 English Humorists of the Eighteenth Century: Critical Reviews ; The ...

William Makepeace Thackeray - English literature - 1896 - 418 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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