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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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Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Volume 35

Charles Dudley Warner - Literature - 1896
...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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Selectons from Steele's Contributions to the Tatler: With an Introudction ...

Sir Richard Steele - 1896 - 124 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 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 - English essays - 1896 - 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 age". I could not but observe the satisfaction the father took in the fonvardness of his son ; and that these...
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The Tatler, Volume 2

George Atherton Aitken - English essays - 1898
...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...Warwick, the Seven Champions, and other historians 1 See No. 24, and Sheridan's " School for Scandal," act iii. sc. 3 : " Let the toast pass, Drink to...
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The Tatler

George A. Aitken - 1898
...the learning on the other side eight years old. I perceived him a very great historian in .SLsop's fables ; but he frankly declared to me his mind, that...Warwick, the Seven Champions, and other historians 1 See No. 24, and Sheridan's " School for Scandal/* act iii. sc. 3 : " Let the toast pass, Drink to...
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Longman's Handbook of English Literature: From A.D. 673 to the Present Time

Robert McWilliam - English literature - 1900 - 608 pages
...all the Learning on t'other Side Eight Years old. I perceived him a very great Historian in Aesop's Fables: But he frankly declared to me his Mind, that...Seven Champions, and other Historians of that Age. The final number of the ' Tatler' came out on January 2,1711, and Steele bids farewell to his readers...
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Essays of British Essayists: Including Biographical and Critical Sketches

English essays - 1900
...the learning on the other side eight years old. I perceived him a very great historian in .SDsop'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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Chambers's Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A History Critical and ...

Robert Chambers - American literature - 1902
...frankly declared to me his mind, that he did not delight in that learning, liecause he did not Iwlieve they were true ; for which reason I found he had very...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 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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Essays of Richard Steele

Sir Richard Steele - English essays - 1902 - 358 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 age. I could not but observe the satisfaction the father took in the forwardness of his son ; and that these...
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