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" THE Proverbs of several Nations were much studied by Bishop Andrews, and the reason he gave was, Because by them he knew the minds of several Nations, which is a brave thing ; as we count him a wise man, that knows the minds and insides of men, which... "
Table-talk of John Selden - Page 138
by John Selden, Richard Milward - 1856 - 170 pages
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Table-talk: the discourses of J. Selden [ed. by R. Milward.].

John Selden - 1716
...feveral Nations , which is a brave thing ; as we count him a vife Man, that knows the minds and infides of Men , which is done by knowing what is habitual...to them. Proverbs are habitual to a Nation , being tram • milted from Father to Son. & neutronl.TTTHiEN a doubt is propounded, you mud VV ream to distinguifli,...
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Table Talk: Being the Discourses of John Selden, Esq., Or His Sense of ...

John Selden - Table-talk - 1786 - 163 pages
...of them, of is no more thought of hiimflt'. RROVERBS. T. THE proverbs of severalnations were. nuich studied by bishop Andrews, and the reason he gave...to a nation,, being transmitted from father to son. QJU ESTIO NV T. WHEN a doubt is propounded, yoir must learn to distinguish, and show wherein a thing...
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Table Talk: Being the Discourses

John Selden - Table-talk - 1786 - 163 pages
...(no^moreof them, or is no more thought of himself. RROVERES. I, THE proverbs of several nations wer» much studied by bishop Andrews, and the reason he...we count him a wise man, that knows the minds and insidcs of men,-• which is done by knowing what is.-habitual ( to them. Proverbs are habitual to...
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Seldeniana, Or, The Table-talk of John Selden, Esq;: Being His Sense of ...

John Selden - Anecdotes - 1798 - 136 pages
...feveral Nations, which is a brave thing ; as we count him a wife Man, that knows the minds and infides of Men, which is done by knowing what is habitual to them. Proverbs are habitual to a Nation, bemg tranfmitted from Father to Son. 1. X 'T THEN a doubt is propounded, you muft learn VT to diftinguifh,...
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Essays, Moral and Entertaining

Edward Hyde Earl of Clarendon - English essays - 1819 - 166 pages
...tin™ ; if he miscarries, he thinks no more of them, or is no more thought of himself. PROVERBS. The proverbs of several nations were much studied by bishop...men, which is done by knowing what is habitual to hem. Proverbs are habitual to a nation, being transmitted from father to son. QUESTION. When a doubt...
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The British Prose Writers: Sheldon's table talk. Sir W. Blackstone's ...

British prose literature - 1821
...The proverbs of several nations were much stndied by bishop Andrews, and the reason he gave, was, o because by them he knew the minds of several nations...men, which is done by knowing what is habitual to hem. Proverbs are habitual to a nation, being transmitted from father to sou. QUESTION. When a doubt...
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Selden's table talk

John Selden - 1821
...them ; if he miscarries, he thinks no more of them, or is no more thought of himself. PROVERBS. The proverbs of several nations were much studied by bishop Andrews, and the reason he gave, was, 122 SELDENIANA. because by them he knew the minds of several nations — which is a brave thing ; as...
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A Second Series of Curiosities of Literature: Consisting of ..., Volume 1

Isaac Disraeli - English literature - 1824
...French proverbs. which," said he, " is a brave thing, as we count him wise who knows the minds and the insides of men, which is done by knowing what is habitual to them." Lord Bacon condensed a wide circuit of philosophical thought, when he observed that " the genius, wit,...
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The Paisley magazine

...us, that the proverbs of several nations were much studied by Bishop Andrews ; the reason assigned was, because. " by them he knew the minds of several nations, which," said he, "is a brave thing, as we count him wise who kr.jws the minds and the insides of men, which...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors, Volume 1

John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829
...None ever was a great poet that applied himself much to any thing else. — Sir W. Temple, DVII. The proverbs of several nations were much studied by Bishop...minds of several nations, which is a brave thing. — Selden. Dvm. Envy and cavil are the natural fruits of laziness and ignorance ; which was probably...
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