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" Execrabilis ista turba, quae non novit legem^] for the winning and persuading of them, there grew of necessity in chief price and request eloquence and variety of discourse, as the fittest and forciblest access into the capacity of the vulgar sort. "
Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ... - Page 329
by George Burnett - 1807
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The Modern Study of Literature: An Introduction to Literary Theory and ...

Richard Green Moulton - Literature - 1915 - 530 pages
...the people (of whom the Pharisees were wont to say, Execrabilis ista turba, quae non novit legem), for the winning and persuading of them, there grew...languages, and the efficacy of preaching, did bring in an affectionate study of eloquence and copie of speech, which then began to flourish. Bacon belongs to...
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The Gutenberg Galaxy: The Making of Typographic Man

Marshall McLuhan - Social Science - 1962 - 293 pages
...public. The growing public could only be won by flowery rhetoric and, Bacon goes on to say (p. 24): for the winning and persuading of them, there grew...languages, and the efficacy of preaching, did bring in an affectionate study of eloquence and copie of speech, which then began to flourish. This grew speedily...
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Collected Works of Erasmus

Desiderius Erasmus - 1974
...the ancient languages, ‘and thereof grew again a delight in their manner of style and phrase ... there grew of necessity in chief price and request...forciblest access into the capacity of the vulgar sort ... the admiration of ancient authors, the hate of the schoolmen, the exact study of languages, and...
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Elizabethan Popular Culture

Leonard R. N. Ashley - History - 1988 - 316 pages
...the people (of whom the Pharisees were wont to say, "Execrabilis ista turba, qitae non novit legem"), for the winning and persuading of them, there grew...languages, and the efficacy of preaching, did bring in an affectionate study of eloquence and copie of speech, which then began to flourish. This grew steadily...
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Francis Bacon: History, Politics and Science, 1561-1626

B. H. G. Wormald, Wormald Brian Harvey Goodwin - History - 1993 - 409 pages
...stood. It is true that like Erasmus of Rotterdam, he assailed recent excesses in rhetorical practice: '...four causes concurring, the admiration of ancient...languages, and the efficacy of preaching, did bring in an affectionate study of eloquence and copy of speech... This grew speedily to an excess... '30 'But yet...
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The New Philosophy and Universal Languages in Seventeenth-century England ...

Robert E. Stillman - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1995 - 359 pages
...kind of writing" (3.283). The cultural consequences of that turn of interest were disastrous: [Tjhere grew of necessity in chief price and request eloquence...languages, and the efficacy of preaching, did bring in an affectionate study of eloquence and copie of speech. (3.283) The affectionate study of eloquence is...
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The Cambridge Companion to Renaissance Humanism

Jill Kraye, Kraye Jill - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 320 pages
...variety of discourse' which, he tells us, had been cultivated as the fittest and forciblest access in to the capacity of the vulgar sort. So that these four...languages, and the efficacy of preaching, did bring in an affectionate study of eloquence and copie of speech, which then began to flourish. This grew speedily...
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Rhetorica Movet: Studies in Historical and Modern Rhetoric in Honour of ...

Heinrich Franz Plett, Peter Lothar Oesterreich, Thomas O. Sloane - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 545 pages
...wurde das Schreiben in "vernacular" bevorzugt. For the winning and persuading of them [the people, JK], there grew of necessity in chief price and request...forciblest access into the capacity of the vulgar sort.55 Mit dieser Zielrichtung war die neuerliche und schon erwähnte Hochschätzung von Cicero und...
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Selected Philosophical Works

Francis Bacon, Rose-Mary Sargent - Philosophy - 1999 - 320 pages
...the people (of whom the Pharisees were wont to say "the wretched mob that has not known the law"), for the winning and persuading of them, there grew of necessity in chief value and request eloquence and variety of discourse, as the fittest and most forceful access into...
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Renaissance Debates on Rhetoric

Wayne A. Rebhorn - History - 2000 - 322 pages
...the people (of whom the Pharisees were wont to say, "Execrabilis ista turba, quae non novit legem")34 for the winning and persuading of them, there grew of necessity in chief price35 and request eloquence and variety of discourse, as the fittest and forciblest access into the...
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