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" The King, observing with judicious eyes, The state of both his universities, To Oxford sent a troop of horse ; and why ? That learned body wanted loyalty : To Cambridge books he sent, as well discerning How much that loyal body wanted learning. "
The General Biographical Dictionary:: Containing an Historical and Critical ... - Page 160
by Alexander Chalmers - 1813
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Literary Anecdotes of the Eighteenth Century: Comprizing ..., Volume 3

John Nichols - 1812
...Answers, amongst which one of the most facetious was in the doggrel rhymes of our doughty Knight. * The following by an Oxonian, which gave rise to that...discerning How much that loyal body wanted learning." f If any Reader, after perusing this Dialogue, should be disposed to- enquire further respecting George...
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Literary Anecdotes of the Eighteenth Century: Comprizing ..., Volume 3

John Nichols - 1812
...Answers, amongst which one of the most facetious was in the doggrel rhymes of our doughty Knight * The following by an Oxonian, which gave rise to that...wanted loyalty : To Cambridge books, as very well cliscerjiiug How much that loyal body wanted learning." . •f If any Reader, after perusing this Dialogue,...
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Time's Telescope for ... ; Or, A Complete Guide to the Almanack

1821
...following, however, by an Oxonian, which is said to have given rise to Sir William's, to surpass it : The king, observing with judicious eyes, The state...Universities, To Oxford sent a troop of horse ; and why i That learned body wanted loyalty: To Cambridge books, as very well discerning How much that loyal...
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Biographia Borealis: Or, Lives of Distinguished Northerns

Hartley Coleridge - 1833 - 732 pages
...occasion appeared the well-known epigram by an unknown hand : " King George, observing with jndicious eyes The state of both his Universities, To Oxford...That learned body wanted loyalty : To Cambridge books he sent, as well discerning How much that loyal body wanted learning." Retaliated by Sir W. Browne,...
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The Life of Richard Bentley: With an Account of His Writings and ..., Volume 1

James Henry Monk - 1833
...University, may be attributed to this dereliction of the side which he had embraced in the late reign 9. * To Oxford sent a troop of horse ; and why ? That learned body wanted loyalty. To Cambridge books he sent, as well discerning How much that loyal body wanted learning." The retort, by Sir William Browne,...
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The Life of Richard Bentley, D.D.: Master of Trinity College, and ..., Volume 1

James Henry Monk - 1833
...University, may be attributed to this dereliction of the side which he had embraced in the late reign 9. To Oxford sent a troop of horse ; and why ? That learned body wanted loyalty. To Cambridge books he sent, as well discerning How much that loyal body wanted learning." The retort, by Sir William Browne,...
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The Worthies of Yorkshire and Lancashire;: Being Lives of the Most ...

Hartley Coleridge - 1836 - 732 pages
...surveillance. On this occasion appeared the well-known epigram by an unknqwn hand : " King George, observing with judicious eyes The state of both his...That learned body wanted loyalty : To Cambridge books he sent, as well discerning How much that loyal body wanted learning." Retaliated by Sir W. Browne,...
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The Poetical Works of Charles Churchill: The ghost, bk. IV. The candidate ...

Charles Churchill, William Tooke - 1844
...King to the University of Cambridge, on which the following epigram, by an Oxonian, was circulated : The king, observing with judicious eyes, The state...discerning How much that loyal body wanted learning. This was thus answered by Sir William Browne : Sandwich was favoured by the Crown, the following epigram...
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Notes and Queries

1897
...107) : — [On a Rtglment sent to Oxford, and a Present of Books to Cambridge, by George 1. (1716). The King, observing with judicious eyes The state...That learned body wanted loyalty : To Cambridge books he sent, as well discerning How much that loyal body wanted learning. Dr. Joseph Trapp (1679-1747)....
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Notes and Queries

1907
...who wrote the celebrated epigram : — Tlie King, observing with judicious eyes The wants of his two Universities, To Oxford sent a troop of horse ; and...That learned body wanted loyalty. To Cambridge books he sent, as well discerning How much that loyal body wanted learning. Josiah Simcox was master 1669-81....
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