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" After salutation and duty done, with some other talk, I asked her why she would lose such pastime in the park? Smiling she answered me, ' I wist all their sport in the park is but a shadow to that pleasure that I find in Plato. Alas I good folk, they... "
The English Works of Roger Ascham: Preceptor to Queen Elizabeth - Page 215
by Roger Ascham - 1815 - 391 pages
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The Private Tutor, Or, Thoughts Upon the Love of Excelling and the Love of ...

Basil Montagu - Learning and scholarship - 1820 - 200 pages
...much delight as some gentlemen would read a merry tale in Boccacio. After salutation and duty done, with some other talk, I asked her ' why she •* would...pastime in the park?' smiling she answered me, ' I wisse all their sport in the park South. * is but a shadow to that pleasure that I find in ' Plato....
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Poems

Samuel Rogers - English poetry - 1822 - 340 pages
...much delight as some Gentlemen would read a merry tale in Boccace. After salutation and duty done, with some other talk, I asked her, why she would lose...but a shadow to that pleasure that I find in Plato." ROGER ASCHAM. P. 78, 1. 6. Then is the Age of Admiration — Dante in his old age was pointed out to...
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The British Critic: A New Review, Volume 18

English literature - 1822 - 696 pages
...much delight as some gentlemen would read a merry tale in Boccace. After salutation and duty done, with some other talk, I asked her, ' Why she would...pastime in the park ?' Smiling, she answered me, * I wisse all their sport in the park is but a shadow to that pleasure I find in Plato. Alas ! good folk,...
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The every-day book, or, The guide to the year

William Hone - 1825 - 842 pages
...much delight, as some gentlemen would read a merry tale in Boccace. After salutation, and duty done, ter, which makes them romane* ; And whilst in a rout...and dance. A bit of smoked glass, such s boys use ! good-folk, they never felt what true pleasure meant.' " ' And how came you, madam,' quoth I, ' to...
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The Flowers of Wit, Volumes 1-2

Henry Kett - English wit and humor - 1825 - 298 pages
...her, why she lost such pastime as there needs must be in the park ; to which she answered, smiling, ' I wist all their sport in the park is but a shadow to" that pleasure I 6nd in -Plato.' This naturally leading him to inquire, how a lady of her age had attained such proficiency...
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The Every-day Book: Or, Everlasting Calendar of Popular Amusements ...

William Hone - Calendars - 1868 - 846 pages
...and for its far-famed ' painful* obsequies to the Children in. the Wood." in the park ? Smiling, the answered me : " ' I wist, all their sport in the park...shadow to that pleasure that I find in Plato. Alas ! good-folk, they never felt what true pleasure meant.' " ' And how came you, madam,' quoth I, ' to...
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The Every-day Book: Or Everlasting Calendar of Popular Amusements, Sports ...

William Hone - Almanacs, English - 1826 - 892 pages
...After salutation, and >ther talk, I asked lier, \vi M lose such pastime in th park? Smiling, the answered me : " ' I wist, all their sport in the park...shadow to that pleasure that I find in Plato. Alas ! good-folk, they never felt what true pleasure meant/ " ' And how came you, madam,' quoth I, ' to...
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The Every Day Book, Or, A Guide to the Year: Describing the ..., Volume 1

William Hone - 1826 - 882 pages
...much delight, as some gentlemen would read a merry tale in Boccace. After salutation, and duty done, her Wren experienced the inconvenience when the fifty churches wer so without measure misordered, that I think myself in hell, till time come that I must go to Mr. Elmer...
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Recollections of Royalty: From the Death of William Rufus, in 1100 ..., Volume 1

Charles Chadwicke Jones - Great Britain - 1828 - 458 pages
...join in the amusement in which her family were engaged, she replied with a smile, "I wisse [[think]] all their sport in the park is but a shadow to that pleasure that I find in Plato—alas, good folk, they never felt what true pleasure means.'' Ascham then inquired, " and how...
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The Poetical Works of Rogers, Campbell, J. Montgomery, Lamb, and Kirke White ...

Samuel Rogers - 1829 - 520 pages
...Gentlemen would read a merry tale in Boecacc. After salutation and duty done, with some other talk, 1 asked her, why she would lose such pastime in the...in the park is but a shadow to that pleasure that 1 find in Plato.-— ROGER ASCDAM. Note 1 1 , page i 2, col. 2. Then i the Аде of Admiration.—...
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