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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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Prose of the English Renaissance

John William Hebel - English prose literature - 1952 - 882 pages
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The Advancement of Learning

Francis Bacon - Logic - 1920 - 376 pages
...with the people (of whom the Pharisees were wont to say, Execrabilis ista turba, qua 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 speedily...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1844
...people, (of whom the Pharisees were wont to say, " Execrabilis ista turba, quĞe non novit legem,") where there is an equality the consultations are more...more cheerful. A great and potent nobility addeth affectionate study of eloquence and " copia" of speech, which then began to flourish. This grew speedily...
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Lectures on the History of the Nineteenth Century, Delivered at the ...

Frederick Alexander Kirkpatrick - Eastern question - 1904 - 384 pages
...thought was beginning to occupy itself. Bacon thus animadverts upon "the first disease of learning." "So that these four causes concurring, the admiration...languages, and the efficacy of preaching, did bring in an affectionate study of eloquence, and copia of speech, which then began to flourish. This grew speedily...
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Pioneers of Modern Education 1600-1700

John William Adamson - Education - 1921 - 285 pages
...thought was beginning to occupy itself. Bacon thus animadverts upon "the first disease of learning." "So that these four causes concurring, the admiration...languages, and the efficacy of preaching, did bring in an affectionate study of eloquence, and copia of speech, which then began to flourish. This grew speedily...
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A History of Classical Scholarship, Volume 1

John Edwin Sandys - Classical philology - 1908 - 1722 pages
...divinity and in humanity, which had long slept in libraries, began generally to be read and revolved' — 'The admiration of ancient authors, the hate of the schoolmen, the exact study of languages ' were among the causes that contributed to the study of eloquence. ' This grew speedily to an excess...
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Englishness and National Culture

Antony Easthope - Art - 1999 - 243 pages
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