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S. " He that will write well in any tongue , must follow this counsel of Aristotle , To speak as the common people do , to think as wise men do . " TOXOPHILUS . LONDON : PRINTED FOR WHITE , COCHRANE ; ' AND 10. , HORACE'S HEAD , FLEET ...
ر ا It often happens to writers , that they are known only by their works ; the incidents of a literary life are seldom observed , and therefore seldom recounted ; but Ascham has escaped the common fate by the friendship of Edward ...
Ascham took his bachelor's degree in 1534 , Febru . ary 28 , in the eighteenth year of his age ; a time of life at which it is more common now to enter the universities than to take degrees , but which , according to the modes of ...
Dependence , though in those days it was more common , and therefore less irksome than in the present state of things , can never have been free from discontent ; and therefore he that was released from it must always have rejoiced .
He was at first an opponent of the new pronunciation introduced , or rather of the ancient restored , about this time by Cheke and Smith , and made some cautious struggles for the common practice , which the credit and dignity of his ...
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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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