The Whole Works of Roger Ascham: A report and discourse of the affaires and state of Germany and the Emperour Charles his court ... The scholemaster. 1570. Latin poems. Grant's oration on the life and death of Roger Ascham. Seven letters of Giles Ascham, Roger Ascham's sons, to the Lord treasurer Burleigh
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animi anno Domini Aristotle Ascham atque Cæsar Cicero commonly court Demosthenes dicendi dicere diligently doctrine doth Duke Maurice ejus eloquence emperor England enim etiam example excellent fear fuit Germany God's Greek hæc hath Homer hominum honest illa Imitation Isocrates Italy judgment king labour Latin Latin tongue learning literarum literis Livy marquis matter men's mihi misliked multis nature neque never nihil nunc omnes omni omnia Orat Paraphrasis perfect Plato Plautus praise prince quæ quam quibus quid quidem Quintilian quod quum religion rerum ROGERI ASCHAMI saith Sallust satis scholar schoolmaster scribendi semper sentence Sir John Cheke studio Sturmius sunt surely talk tamen Thucydides tibi true tuæ tuam Tully unto usus Varro verse vita vitæ wisdom wise words worthy writing Xenophon young δὲ ἐν καὶ μὲν τε τοῦ τῶν
Page 114 - Duchess, with all the household, gentlemen and gentlewomen, were hunting in the park. I found her in her chamber reading...
Page 76 - From Paul's I went, to Eton sent, To learn straightways the Latin phrase, Where fifty-three stripes given to me At once I had. For fault but small, or none at all, It came to pass thus beat I was; See, Udal, see the mercy of thee To me, poor lad.
Page 96 - Mark all mathematical heads, which be only and wholly bent to those sciences, how solitary they be themselves, how unfit to live with others, and how unapt to serve in the world.
Page 114 - Her parents, the Duke and Duchess, with all the household, gentlemen and gentlewomen, were hunting in the park : I found her...
Page 100 - And it is pity, that commonly more care is had, yea and that among very wise men, to find out rather a cun» ning man for their horse, than a cunning man for their children. They say nay in word, but they do so in deed : for to the one they will gladly give a stipend of two hundred crowns by the year, and loth to offer to the other two hundred shillings.
Page 84 - FTEE the child hath learned perfectly the eight parts of speech, let him then learn the right joining together of substantives with adjectives, the noun with the verb, the relative with the antecedent.
Page 86 - ... this, the child must take a paper book, and sitting in some place, where no man shall prompt him, by himself, let him translate into English his former lesson. Then showing it to his master, let the master take from him his Latin book, and pausing an hour at the least, then let the child translate his own English into Latin again in another paper book. When the child bringeth it turned into Latin, the master must compare it with Tully's book, and lay them both together; and where the child doth...
Page 94 - For this I know, not only by reading of books in my study but also by experience of life abroad in the world, that those which be commonly the wisest, the best learned, and best men also, when they be 10 old, were never commonly the quickest of wit when they were young.