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" Her parents, the duke and duchess, with all the household, gentlemen and gentlewomen, were hunting in the park. I found her in her chamber, reading... "
Poems - Page 19
by Samuel Rogers - 1839 - 48 pages
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The Everyday Book ; Or, a Guide to the Year: Describing the Popular ...

William Hone - Manners and customs - 1888
...gentlewomen, were hunting in the park. I found lier," says Ascham, •' in her chamber, reading Pha'do Platonis in Greek, and that with as much delight, as some gentlemen would read a merry tale in Boceare. After salutation, and duty done, with some other talk, I asked her, why she would lose such...
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A Memoir of Roger Ascham

Samuel Johnson - 1890 - 252 pages
...household, Gentlemen and Gentlewomen, were hunting in the Park. I found her in her chamber reading Phcedon Platonis in Greek, and that with as much delight as some gentlemen would read a merry tale in Bocacio. After salutation, and duty done, with some other talk, I asked her why she would leave such...
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Two Great Teachers: Johnson's Memoir of Roger Ascham; and Selections from ...

James Henry Carlisle - 1890 - 252 pages
...household, Gentlemen and Gentlewomen, were hunting in the Park. I found her in her chamber reading Phadon Platonis in Greek, and that with as much delight as some gentlemen would read a merry tale in Bocacio. After salutation, and duty done, with some other talk, I asked her why she would leave such...
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The Poetical Works of Samuel Rogers

Samuel Rogers - 1891 - 451 pages
...Household. Gentlemen and Gentlewomen, were hunting in the park. I found her in her chamber, reading Phtedo Platonis in Greek, and that with as much delight as...done, with some other talk, I asked her, why she would Ģe such pastime in the park? Smiling, she answered me ; I wist, all their sport in the park is but...
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Simple History of English Literature: With Illustrative Extracts

A. L. Stronach - English literature - 1891 - 272 pages
...gentlewomen, were hunting in the park. 2. I found her in her chamber reading "Phaedon Platonis"2in Greek, and that with as much delight as some gentlemen would read a merry tale in Bocace.3 After salutation and duty done, with some other talk, I asked her why she would lose such...
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English Writers: An Attempt Towards a History of English Literature, Volume 8

Henry Morley - English literature - 1892
...called on her at Broadgate, in Leicestershire, before his going into Germany, reading Plato's Phcedo in Greek, "and that with as much delight as some gentlemen would read a merry tale in Boccaccio." H e asked her how that was, and she said it was because God had given her severe parents...
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Chapters on the Aims and Practice of Teaching

Frederic Spencer - Teaching - 1897 - 284 pages
...back to the days when Roger Ascham found the ill-fated Lady Jane Grey "in her chamber reading 'Phaedo Platonis' in Greek, and that with as much delight...some gentlemen would read a merry tale in Boccace 1 "; or when Erasmus gave weighty counsel to Margaret Roper. " You are an elegant Latinist, Margaret,"...
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Chapters on the Aims and Practice of Teaching

Frederic Spencer - Teaching - 1897 - 284 pages
...back to the days when Roger Ascham found the ill-fated Lady Jane Grey "in her chamber reading 'Phaedo Platonis' in Greek, and that with as much delight as some gentlemen would read a merry tale in Boccacei"; or when Erasmus gave weighty counsel to Margaret Roper. " You are an elegant Latinist, Margaret,"...
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The Ridpath Library of Universal Literature ...: A Biographical ..., Volume 2

John Clark Ridpath - Literature - 1898
...household, gentlemen and gentlewomen, were hunting in the park. I found her in her chamber reading Phcedon Platonis in Greek, and that with as much delight as some gentlemen would read a merry tale in Bocace. After salutation and duty done, with some other talk, I asked her why she would lose such pastime...
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The Gentle Art of Pleasing

Mary E. Bennett - Conduct of life - 1898 - 173 pages
...noble, ill-starred maiden who read in her chamber while her household hunted in the park, and read ' with as much delight as some gentlemen would read a merry tale in Bocace.' What has kept a book dealing so much with abstract thought in living touch with the world...
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