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" I wis, than three years' travel abroad spent in Italy. And I marvel this book is no more read in the court than it is, seeing it is so well translated into English by a worthy gentleman, Sir Thomas Hoby, who was many ways well furnished with learning... "
The English Works of Roger Ascham: Preceptor to Queen Elizabeth - Page 231
by Roger Ascham - 1815 - 391 pages
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The Book of Rarities in the University of Cambridge: Illustrated by Original ...

Charles Henry Hartshorne - Rare books - 1829 - 559 pages
...St. John's, and was a pupil of his correspondent's. " I marvel," says Ascham in his Schoolmaster, " this book is no more read in the court than it is,...learning, and very expert in knowledge of divers tongues." See also Ascham's Epist. 1. iii. p. 142. The valuable manuscript library of the Earl of Guilford contains...
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The Book Rarities in the University of Cambridge: Illustrated by Original ...

Charles Henry Hartshorne - Libraries - 1829 - 559 pages
...St. John's, and was a pupil of his correspondent's. " I marvel," says Ascham in his Schoolmaster, " this book is no more read in the court than it is,...learning, and very expert in knowledge of divers tongues." See also Ascham s Epist. 1. iii. p. 142. The valuable manuscript library of the Earl of Guilford contains...
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The Whole Works of Roger Ascham: A report and discourse of the affaires and ...

Roger Ascham, Giles Ascham - 1864
...trimly teach ; which book advisedly ™okifor'anienread and diligently followed but one year iiemau. at home in England, would do a young gentleman more...learning, and very expert in knowledge of divers tongues. * This book was soon after (and perhaps the sooner for this great character here given it) translated...
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The Whole Works of Roger Ascham: A report and discourse of the affaires and ...

Roger Ascham, Giles Ascham - 1864
...gn by Mr. Clerke, f*U^s this title, 1buUluuxiciu CuifeUwue Cs<*v <t<. CW-n<//. <-...- /. c./cAnd beside good precepts in books, in all kind of tongues,...young gentlemen to follow: and surely one example Examples better i 8 more valuable, both to good and ill, than precepts. than t wen ty precepts written...
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The R.I. Schoolmaster, Volume 19

Education - 1873
...the last talk that I ever had, and the last time that I ever saw that noble >md worthy lady. ******* Surely one example is more valuable, both to good and ill, than twenty precepts written in books ; and so Plato, not in one or two, but in divers places, doth plainly teach. ******* learning and knowledge...
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The Library of Robert Hoe: A Contribution to the History of Bibliophilism in ...

Robert Hoe, Oscar Albert Bierstadt - Bibliography - 1895 - 224 pages
..."Courtier" was first done into English by Sir Thomas Hoby, who, as Roger Ascham states, "was many wayes well furnished with learning, and very expert in knowledge of divers tongues." In this library is the first edition, a black-letter quarto of 1561, and with it stands the edition...
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Teaching the Language-arts: Speech, Reading, Composition

Burke Aaron Hinsdale - English language - 1896 - 205 pages
...practice must run along the line of examples rather than of precepts. Roger Ascham said very aptly : " And surely one example is more valuable, both to good and ill, than twenty precepts written in books. And so Plato, not in one or two, but in divers places doth plainly teach." Quintilian declares that...
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The World's Best Essays: From the Earliest Period to the Present Time, Volume 1

David Josiah Brewer - American essays - 1900
...than it is, seeing it is so well translated into English by a worthy gentleman, Sir Thomas Hobbie, who was many ways well furnished with learning, and...gentlemen to follow. And surely one example is more available, both to good and ill, than twenty precepts written in books; and so Plato, not in one or...
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Crowned Masterpieces of Literature that Have Advanced Civilization ..., Volume 1

David Josiah Brewer - English literature - 1902
...than it is, seeing it is so well translated into English by a worthy gentleman, Sir Thomas Hobbie, who was many ways well furnished with learning, and...gentlemen to follow. And surely one example is more available, both to good and ill, than twenty precepts written in books; and so Plato, not in one or...
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The Book of the Courtier

conte Baldassarre Castiglione - Courtesy - 1903 - 439 pages
...than it is, seeing it is so well translated into English by a worthy gentleman, Sir Thomas Hobbie, who was many ways well furnished with learning, and very expert in knowledge of divers tongues."1.,1 ^ Of the first German translator, LORENZ KRATZER, little more is known than that he was...
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