Merton College

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F. E. Robinson, 1899 - 294 Seiten
 

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Seite 96 - Witts : when a young Scholar was recommended to him for a good Witt, Out upon him, I'le have nothing to doe with him ; give me the ploding student. If I would look for witts, I would goe to Newgate : there be the Witts...
Seite 151 - ... nullaque mortales praeter sua litora norant; nondum praecipites cingebant oppida fossae; non tuba directi, non aeris cornua flexi, non galeae, non ensis erant: sine militis usu mollia securae peragebant otia gentes.
Seite 128 - Then shalt thou inquire, and make search, and ask diligently; and, behold, if it be truth, and the thing certain, that such abomination is wrought among you; 15 Thou shalt surely smite the inhabitants of that city with the edge of the sword, destroying it utterly, and all that is therein, and the cattle thereof, with the edge of the sword.
Seite 98 - The two marks of his seniority is the bare velvet of his gown and his proficiency at tennis, where when he can once play a set, he is a freshman no more.
Seite 129 - But here the main skill and groundwork will be, to temper them such lectures and explanations, upon every opportunity, as may lead and draw them in willing obedience, inflamed with the study of learning and the admiration of i virtue ; stirred up with high hopes of living to be brave men, and worthy patriots, dear to God, and famous to all ages.
Seite 128 - Thou shalt surely smite the inhabitants of that city with the edge of the sword, destroying it utterly, and all that is therein, and the cattle thereof, with the edge of the sword. 16 And thou shalt gather all the spoil of it into the midst of the street thereof, and shalt burn with fire the city, and all the spoil thereof every whit, for the LORD thy God: and it shall be an heap for ever; it shall not be built again.
Seite 137 - ... yielded a harvest of extraordinary good and sound knowledge in all parts of learning ; and many who were wickedly introduced applied themselves to the study of good learning and the practice of virtue...
Seite 164 - ... pleasant, but very idle fellows. Our life was an imitation of High Life in London; luckily drinking was not the fashion, but what we did drink was claret, and we had our regular round of evening card parties, to the great annoyance of our finances. It has often been a matter of surprise to me how so many of us made our way so well in the world, and so creditably.
Seite 101 - People thought the most useful branches, Spells, and her Professors, Limbs of the Devil ; converting the Honour of Oxford, due for her (though at that time slender) proficiency in this Study, to her shame : Not a few of our then foolish Gentry, refusing to send their Sons thither, lest they should be smutted with the Black Art.
Seite ix - E darvi sol può l'umil servo vostro. Quel ch'io vi debbo, posso di parole Pagare in parte e d'opera d'inchiostro: Né che poco io vi dia da imputar sono; Che quanto io posso dar, tutto vi dono. Voi sentirete fra i più degni Eroi, Che nominar con laude m'apparecchio, Ricordar quel Ruggier, che fu di voi E de' vostri avi illustri il ceppo vecchio.

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