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" He was so exact in every thing he set about, that he never gave over any part of study, till he had quite mastered it. But when that was done, he went to another subject, and did not lay out his learning with the diligence with which he laid it in. "
A compleat dictionary English and Dutch, to which is added a grammar for ... - Page 426
by Willem Sewel - 1766
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Bishop Burnet's History of His Own Time: From the Restoration of King ...

Gilbert Burnet - Great Britain - 1753
...part of ftudy, till he had quite matlered it. But when that was done, he went to another fubject, and did not lay out his learning with the diligence with which he laid it in. He had many volumes of materials upon all fubjeds laid together in fo diftinct a method, that he could...
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Willis' survey of St. Asaph, considerably enlarged and brought down to the ...

Browne Willis, Edward Edwards (Vicar of Llanarmon.), Andrew Coltee Ducarel - St. Asaph, Wales (Diocese) - 1801
...Study, 'till he had " quite maftered it. But when that was done, " he went to another Subject, and did not lay out " his Learning with the Diligence with which he " laid it in. He had many Volumes of Materials " upon all Subjects laid together in fo diftinft a " Method that he...
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Bishop Burnet's History of His Own Time: With the Suppressed ..., Volume 1

Gilbert Burnet - Great Britain - 1823 - 16 pages
...part of study, till he had quite mastered it. But when that was done, he went to another subject, and did not lay out his learning with the diligence with which he laid it in. He had many volumes of materials upon all subjects laid together in so distinct a method, that he could...
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Lives, Characters, and a Sermon Preached at the Funeral of the Hon. Robert Boyle

Gilbert Burnet - Great Britain - 1824 - 312 pages
...part of ctudy, till he had quite mastered it. But when that was done, he went to another subject, and did not lay out his learning with the diligence with which he laid it in. He had many volumes of materials upon all subjects, laid together in so distinct a m3thocl, that he...
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Bishop Burnet's history of his own time

Gilbert Burnet - Great Britain - 1833
...part of study, till he had quite mastered it. But when that was done, he went to another subject, and did not lay out his learning with the diligence with which he laid it in. He had many volumes of materials upon all subjects laid together in so distinct a method, that he could...
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Lives, Charachters, and an Address to Posterity

Gilbert Burnet - Great Britain - 1833 - 386 pages
...of study, till he had quite mastered it. But, when that was done, he went to another subject ; and did not lay out his learning, with the diligence with which he laid it in. He had many volumes of materials, upon all subjects, laid together, in so distinct a method, that he...
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Lives, characters, and an address to posterity. Ed. by J.Jebb

Gilbert Burnet (bp. of Salisbury.) - 1833
...of study, till he had quite mastered it. But, when that was done, he went to another subject ; and did not lay out his learning, with the diligence with which he laid it in. He had many volumes of materials, upon all subjects, laid together, in so distinct a method, that he...
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Select Essays of Dr. Johnson: The Rambler (Continued). The Adventurer. The Idler

Samuel Johnson - 1889
...part of study till he had quite mastered it ; but when that was done he went to another subject, and did not lay out his learning with the diligence with which he laid it in."— Burnet's History, i. 210. 2 Thomas Baker, the author and antiquary (1656—1740). " At his death the...
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Select Essays, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1889
...part of study till he had quite mastered it ; but when that was done he went to another subject, and did not lay out his learning with the diligence with which he laid it in." — Burnet's History, i. 210. 2 Thomas Baker, the author and antiquary (1656 — 1740). " At his death...
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