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" And though a linguist should pride himself to have all the tongues that Babel cleft the world into, yet if he have not studied the solid things in them as well as the words and lexicons, he were nothing so much to be esteemed a learned man, as any yeoman... "
Remarks on Johnson's Life of Milton. To which are Added, Milton's Tractate ... - Page 151
by Francis Blackburne - 1780 - 381 pages
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Paradise regain'd, a poem. To which is added Samson agonistes

John Milton - 1713
...Pride hirafelf to hzve all the Tongues that Babel cleft the Wotld tnto, yer, if he have not ftudied the folid things in them as well as the Words and Lexicons, he were nothing fo much to be efteem'da Learned Man, as any Yeoman o1 Tradefcnan comperently wife in his Mmhct Dialed only. Hence...
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Paradise regain'd, a poem. To which is added Samson agonistes; and Poems ...

John Milton - 1747
...have all the Tongues that Bakil cleft the World into, yet, if he had not ftudied the folid things io them as well as the Words and Lexicons, he were nothing fo much to be efteem'da Learned Man, aj any Yeoman or Tradefman competently wife in his Mother Dialed* only. Hence...
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Remarks on Johnson's Life of Milton. To which are Added, Milton's Tractate ...

Francis Blackburne - 1780 - 381 pages
...pride him* felfe to have all the tongues that Babel cleft the world into, yet, if. he have not ftudied the folid things in them as well as the words and...learn.ed man, as any yeoman or tradefman competently vile in his mother dialect only. Hence appear the many miftakes which have made learning generally...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and ..., Volume 12

English poets - 1790
...fhould pride himfelf to have all the tongues that Babel cleft the world into, yet, if he had not ftudied the folid things in them as well as the words and...yeoman or tradefman competently wife in his mother dialef t only. Hence appear the many miftakes which have made learning generally fo unpleafmg and fo...
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The Parents' Friend; Or Extracts from the Principal Works on ..., Volume 2

1803
...himself to have all the tongues that Babel cleft the world into, yet if he had not studied the solid things in them as well as the words and lexicons, he were nothing so much to be esteemed a learned man, as any yeoman or tradesman competently wise in his mother-dialect...
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The Prose Works of John Milton: With a Life of the Author, Volume 1

John Milton, Charles Symmons - 1806
...fhould pride himfelf to have all the tongues that Babel cleft the world into, yet if he have not fiudied the folid things in them as well as the words and...yeoman or tradefman competently wife in his mother dialect only. Hence appear the many miftakes which have made learning generally fo unpleafing and fo...
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The Prose Works of John Milton: With a Life of the Author, Volume 1

John Milton, Charles Symmons - 1806
...fhould pride himfelf to have all the tongues that Babel cleft the world into, yet if he have not ftudied the folid things in them as well as the words and...yeoman or tradefman competently wife in his mother dialect only. Hence appear the many . miftakes which have made learning generally fo unpleafing and...
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The Prose Works of John Milton: With a Life of the Author, Volume 1

John Milton, Charles Symmons - 1806
...fhould pride himfelf to have all the tongues that Babel cleft the world into, yet if he have not ftudied the folid things in them as well as the words and lexicons, he were nothing fo much to be efteemed a leamed man, as any yeoman or tradefman competently wife in his mother dialect only. Hence appear the...
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Prose Works ...: Containing His Principal Political and ..., Volume 1

John Milton - 1809
...himself to have all the tongues that Babel cleft the world into, yet if he have not studied the solid things in them as well as the words and lexicons, he were nothing so much to be esteemed a learned man, as any yeoman or tradesman competently wise in his mother dialect...
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Encyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts ..., Volume 13

1816
...pride hionfelf to have all the tongues that Babel cleft the world into, yet, if he had not ftudied the folid things in them, as well as the words and lexicons, he were nothing fo much to be cftecmed a learned man as any yeoman or tradefman competently wife in his mother dialect only. Milton....
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