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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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The New Princeton Review, Volume 2

Christianity - 1886
...Fletcher, of Saltoun, in a letter to the Marquis of Montrose early in the eighteenth century, said: "I knew a very wise man that believed that if a man...need not care who should make the laws of a nation." If this often-quoted judgment be true as the influence of one class of lyrical poetry upon the life...
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We and the World: A Book for Boys, Part 2

Juliana Horatia Ewing - Boys - 1886 - 117 pages
...a bit of holiday leesure I'll tell ye some." "Thank you, Allster. " So CHAPTER XX. "A very wise man believed that, if a man were permitted to make all...need not care who should make the laws of a nation." — FletcherofSaltounin alettertothe Marquis of Montrose. '"T'HE weather was fair enough, and we went...
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The Bizarre Notes and Queries in History, Folk-lore ..., Volumes 3-4

1886
...They were : " 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 that they could not well reform the manners...
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Genius in Sunshine and Shadow

Maturin Murray Ballou - Literature - 1886 - 309 pages
...songs for pennies, accompanied upon the violin by her brother. 1 I knew a very wise man that believed if a man were permitted to make all the ballads, he...need not care who should make the laws of a nation. — Andrew Fletcher of Saltoun. Her attitudes, gestures, and voice always captivated a crowd of people....
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Reliques of Ancient English Poetry: Consisting of Old Heroic ..., Volume 1

Thomas Percy, Henry Benjamin Wheatley - Ballads, English - 1886
...of Saltoun wrote, " 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," he referred to the popular songs of the people, but, in point of fact, a nation makes its. own ballads,...
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The Western Antiquary, Volume 6

William Henry Kearley Wright - Cornwall (England : County) - 1887
...of the day. Andrew Fletcher of Saltoun mentions in one of his works, the instance of a person who " believed that if a man were permitted to make all...need not care who should make the laws of a nation"* — a passage that has been frequently quoted to exemplify the great power ballads exercised over the...
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The Western Antiquary, Volume 6

William Henry Kearley Wright - Cornwall (England : County) - 1887
...of the day. Andrew Fletcher of Saltoun mentions in one of his works, the instance of a person who " believed that if a man were permitted to make all...need not care who should make the laws of a nation"* — a passage that has been frequently quoted to exemplify the great power ballads exercised over the...
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The Broadside Ballads of Devonshire and Cornwall: With Notes as to Their ...

Thomas Nadauld Brushfield - 1887 - 11 pages
...of the day. Andrew Fletcher of Saltoun mentions in one of his works, the instance of a person who " believed that if a man were permitted to make all...need not care who should make the laws of a. nation"* — a passage that has been frequently quoted to exemplify the great power ballads exercised over the...
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American State Constitutions: A Study of Their Growth

Henry Hitchcock - Constitutional law - 1887 - 61 pages
...Association : That saying of Andrew Fletcher, of Saltoun, two centuries ago, is still sometimes quoted : " That if a man were permitted to make all the ballads,...need not care who should make the laws of a nation." Whether this be not an extravagant statement, we need not now inquire. It may be conceded that the...
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Ohio ArchŠological and Historical Quarterly

Ohio - 1904
...occupancy by them, ceased forever to be the home of the Indian. SONG WRITERS OF OHIO. CB GALBREATH. If a man were permitted to make all the ballads, he...need not care who should make the laws of a nation. — ANDREW FLETCHER. No names are deathless save those of the world's singers. — FRANCES E. WILLARD....
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