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" I do not deny but history is very useful, and very instructive of human life ; but if it be studied only for the reputation of being an historian, it is a very empty thing ; and he that can tell all the particulars of Herodotus and Plutarch, Curtius and... "
The Life of John Locke - Page 359
by Henry Richard Fox Bourne - 1876 - 506 pages
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The life of John Locke: with extracts from his correspondence, journals, and ...

Lord Peter King King - Great Britain - 1829 - 407 pages
...prudence, are not one jot to be preferred to the history of Robin Hood, or the Seven Wise Masters. I do not deny but history is very useful, and very...of them, may be an ignorant man with a good memory, and with all his pains hath only filled his head with Christmas tales. And which is worse, the greatest...
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Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Chambers - Authors, American - 1830
...the history of liobin Hood, or the Seven Wise Masters. I do not deny but history is very useful, und thematics purely his own, first demonstrated the motions and figures of the planets, t a historian, it is a very empty thing ; and he that can tell all tin; particulars of Herodotus und...
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English History: Adapted to the Use of Schools and Young Persons ...

Eliza Robbins - Great Britain - 1834 - 387 pages
...prudence, are not one jot to be preferred to the history of Robin Hood, or the Seven Wise Masters. I do not deny but history is very useful, and very...if it be studied only for the reputation of being a historian, it is a very empty thing : and he that can tell all the particulars of Herodotus and Plutarch,...
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The ancient Romans (2 v.)

Samuel Eliot - Liberty - 1853
...fellow-seholars. " l do not deny," says Loeke, " but that history is very useful and very instruetive of human life ; but if it be studied only for the reputation of being a historian, it is a very empty thing." CONTENTS VOLUME FIRST. HISTORY OF LIBERT Y.... P ART I. THE...
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A compendium of English literature: chronologically arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1856 - 776 pages
...prudence, are not one jot to he preferred to the history of Robin Hood, or the Seven Wise Masters. I do not deny but history is very useful, and very...of them, may be an ignorant man with a good memory, and with all his pains hath only filled his head with Christmas tales. And, which is worse, the greatest...
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Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1848 - 776 pages
...prudence, are not one jot to be preferred to the history of Robin Mood, or the Seven Wise Masters. I do not deny but history is very useful, and very...of them, may be an ignorant man with a good memory, and with all his pains hath only filled his head with Christmas tales. And, which is worse, the greatest...
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A Compendium of English Literautre: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1863
...prudence, are not one jot to be preferred to the history of Robin Hood, or the Seven Wise Masters. I do not deny but history is very useful, and very...of them, may be an ignorant man with a good memory, and with all his pains hath only filled his head with Christmas tales. And, which is worse, the greatest...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1865 - 776 pages
...prudence, are not one jot to be preferred to the history of Robin Hood, or the Seven Wise Masters. I do not deny but history is very useful, and very...any other use of them, may be an ignorant man with a pood memory, and with all his pains hath only filled his head with Christmas" tales. And, which is...
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Autopaedia: Or, Instructions on Personal Education: Designed for Yound Men

James McCrie - Self-culture - 1871 - 628 pages
...prudence, are not one jot to be preferred to the History of Robin Hood, or the Seven Wise Masters. I do not deny but history is very useful, and very...of them, may be an ignorant man with a good memory, and with all his pains hath only filled his head with Christmas tales. And which is worse, the greatest...
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The American Journal of Education, Volume 23

Henry Barnard - Education - 1872
...prudence, are not one jot to be preferred to the history of Robin Hood, or the Seven Wise Masters. working in laced waistcoats. There are no people whatever...and write. Sir, you must not neglect doing a tiling and with all his pains hath only filled his head with Christmas tales. And which is worse, the greatest...
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