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... as * Cicero de claris Orat . sect . 72. p . 165. Gronoy . edit . in 4to . * Quinetiam in maximis occupationibus cum ad te ipsum ( inquit ad me intuens ) de ratione Latinè loquendi accuratissimè scripserit ; primoque in libro dixerit ...
The book itself could be of no great use , for , as I remember , it was only a collection of single sentences , without order or method , put into Latin . f The passage here referred to , is in Tully's first book de Orat , p .
... quibuscum loquatur à puero ; quemadmodum patres , pædagogi , matres etiam loquantur . Legimus epistolas Corneliæ , matris Gracchorum : apparet filios non tam in gremio educatos , quam in sermone matris . Cic . de claris Orat . p .
Orat . lib . 1. p . 92 . + This doctrine of Socrates here mentioned , Crassus seems modestly to contradict , in Tully's first book de Orat . calling it rather probable , than true . “ Atque illud est probabilius , neque tamen verum ...
Cic . de Orat . lib . 2 . # This sentence is likewise in his Parænesis to Demonicus . Ś This emulation between Isocrates and Aristotle is mentioned by Tully more than once . Ipse Aristoteles , cum florere Isocratem nobilitate ...
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essential reading, from an observer in 'flat English' language at a time when world affairs centered in and around Vienna and were essentially continental.
Quoted as first liner in a fascinating book on Anglo-French Entente under le Grand Toy, Louis XIV and the Merry Monarch, Charles II.
Full of candor, at a time when the political discourse was still amenable to compromise and chivalry, gallantry, so Ascham's remarks letters oin the Habsburg Empire, hence to Metternich and his pickup by Henry Kissinger - show the long ptrocxessof diplomacy that is not necessarily mad policy.
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The English Works of Roger Ascham: Preceptor to Queen Elizabeth
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