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" I knew a very wise man so much of Sir Chr — 's sentiment, that he believed if a man were permitted to make all the ballads, he need not care who should make the laws of a nation. "
Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay: With Indexes. Authors, 544 ... - Page 399
by Samuel Austin Allibone - 1880 - 752 pages
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Short Sayings of Great Men: With Historical and Explanatory Notes

Anecdotes - 1882 - 610 pages
...Ibid., Libels. Andrew Fletcher of Saltoun wrote to the Marquis of Montrose, Earl of Rothes, etc. : " I knew a very wise man that believed, that, if a man...care who should make the laws, of a nation." Fletcher was a contemporary of Selden, and may hare referred to him. Above all things — Liberty. The motto...
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The Cyclopędia of Practical Quotations: English and Latin, with an Appendix ...

Jehiel Keeler Hoyt - Quotations, English - 1882 - 899 pages
...of our art, At country wakes sung ballads from a cart. Л. DBTOEN — Prologue to Lee's Sophonisba. BYRON -Don Juan. Canto I. St. 194. LOVE. LOVE. Oh Love! what is it i. ANDREW FLETCHER— Letter /oķ/te Marquis of Montrose, the Earl of Rothes. I have a passion for...
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The Cyclopędia of Practical Quotations: English and Latin, with an Appendix ...

Quotations, English - 1882 - 899 pages
...professor of our nrt, At country wakes nung ballads from a cart h. DHYDEN — Prologue to Lee's Sophonisba. y. 1 said to the sky poised Lark: "Hark— hark! Thy...free Because there lies safe for thee A little nest o lavs of a nation. i- ASDBEW FLETCHER— Letter lotheMarquis of Montrose, the Earl of Rothes. 1 have...
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English Language and Literary Criticism: English poetry

James Baldwin - English language - 1882
...well expressed in the saying of one Andrew Fletcher in a letter written to the Marquis of Montrose: " I knew a very wise man that believed that, if a man...make all the ballads, he need not care who should inakc the laws of a nation." 2. Religious Songs and Hymns.—We have already learned that the first...
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Life of Edwin H. Chapin, Part 4

Sumner Ellis - Clergy - 1882 - 332 pages
...of the people set in verse is quite noteworthy. " I know a very wise man," said the poet Fletcher, " that believed that if a man were permitted to make...need not care who should make the laws of a nation." Dr. Chapin seemed to coincide with this estimate of their influence and value, and sought their pathos...
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The Antiquary: A Magazine Devoted to the Study of the Past. Vol. VI

Various - 1882
...consequence. I said I knew a very wise man so much of Sir Christopher's sentiment, that he believed if a man were permitted to make all the ballads, he...need not care who should make the laws of a nation. And we find that most of the ancient legislators thought they could not well reform the manners of...
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Exemplary Women: A Record of Feminine Virtues and Achievements

William Henry Davenport Adams - Motherhood - 1882 - 370 pages
...life. Everybody knows that wise and witty Fletcher of Saltoun, to whom is attributed the maxim : — " That if a man were permitted to make all the ballads, he need not care who should make the laws of a nation."1 His younger brother, who leased from him a mill, and was but ill provided with the world's...
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The Antiquary, Volume 6

Archaeology - 1882
...consequence. I said I knew a very wise man so much of Sir Christopher's sentiment, that he believed if a man were permitted to make all the ballads, he...need not care who should make the laws of a nation. And we find that most of the ancient legislators thought they could not well reform the manners of...
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A primer of English parsing and analysis

Cyril L C. Locke - English language - 1883 - 96 pages
...likewise variable. 58. War's a game which, were their subjects wise, Kings would not play at. 59. I knew a wise man that believed, that if a man were permitted...need not care who should make the laws of a nation. 60. I believe there is no real greatness for a nation Except it be based upon morality. 61. Talk not...
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Life of Edwin H. Chapin

Sumner Ellis - 1883 - 332 pages
...of the people set in verse is quite noteworthy. " I know a very wise man," said the poet Fletcher, " that believed that if a man were permitted to make...need not care who should make the laws of a nation." Dr. Chapin seemed to coincide with this estimate of their influence and value, and sought their pathos...
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