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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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Longman's Handbook of English Literature: From A.D. 673 to the ..., Part 5

Longmans, Green, and Co, Robert McWilliam - English literature - 1905 - 608 pages
...that he did not delight in that Learning, because he did not believe they were true ; for which Eeason I found he had very much turned his Studies, for about...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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The English humourists

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1905
...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 Humorists of the Eighteenth Century: Sir Richard Steele, Joseph ...

English literature - 1906 - 514 pages
...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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Essays

Sir Richard Steele - English essays - 1907 - 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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The Great English Essayists: With Introductory Essays and Notes

William James Dawson, Coningsby Dawson - Authors, English - 1909 - 351 pages
...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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English Prose (1137-1890)

John Matthews Manly - English poetry - 1909 - 544 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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Readings in English Prose of the Eighteenth Century

Raymond Macdonald Alden - English prose literature - 1911 - 724 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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Readings in English Prose of the Eighteenth Century

Raymond Macdonald Alden - English prose literature - 1911 - 724 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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Publications of the Modern Language Association of America, Volume 30

Modern Language Association of America - Languages, Modern - 1915
...had excellent Parts, and was a great Master of all the Learning on t'other Side Eight Years old ... I found he had very much turned his Studies for about...Champions, and other Historians of that Age. . . . He would tell you the Mismanagements of John HicJcathrift, find Fault with the passionate Temper in Bevis...
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The English Familiar Essay: Representative Texts

William Frank Bryan, Ronald Salmon Crane - English essays - 1916 - 471 pages
...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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