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" Newman) how differently young and old are affected by the words of some classic author, such as Homer or Horace. Passages, which to a boy are but rhetorical commonplaces, neither better nor worse than a hundred others which any clever writer might supply,... "
The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal - Page 9
1927
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The Theological review [ed. by C. Beard]., Volume 7

Charles Beard - 1870 - 626 pages
...vividness of apprehension, without being seen or felt. " Let us consider how differently young and old arc affected by the words of some classic author, such...come home to him, when long years have passed, and ho has had experience of life, and pierce him as if he had never before known them, with their sad...
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The Month, Volume 12

1870 - 764 pages
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The Theological Review, Volume 7

Christianity - 1870 - 628 pages
...intellectually admitted without vividness of apprehension, without being seen or felt. " Let us consider how differently young and old are affected by the...successfully in his own flowing versification, at length come homo to him, when long years have passed, and he has had experience of life, and pierce him as if he...
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Catholic World, Volume 12

1871 - 902 pages
...noticing, the that the same proposition may be apprehended both notionally and re " Let us consider, too. how differently young and old are affected by the words of some classic author, su* ,cr or Horace, passages which to a boy are but rhetorical commonplaces, neither better nor worse...
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The Works of Horace: Translated Into English Verse, with a Life ..., Volume 2

Horace - 1881 - 420 pages
...wisdom carry home to those who have had a large experience of life ! " Let us consider, " he says, ' ' how differently young and old are affected by the...which any clever writer might supply ; which he gets byheart, and thinks very fine, and imitates, as he thinks, successfully, in his own flowing versification,...
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A brief inquiry concerning human knowledge & belief: with some remarks upon ...

James Hibbert - 1882 - 60 pages
...consider, too, the real benefit which we owe .to classic teaching in our schools and colleges. We know how differently young and old are affected by the...classic author, such as Homer or Horace. Passages, says Cardinal Newman, which to a boy, are but rhetorical commonplaces, neither better nor worse than...
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The Lamp [ed. by T.E. Bradley]., Volumes 24-25

Thomas Earnshaw Bradley - 1883 - 842 pages
...really literary mind will appreciate it. " Let us consider how differently young and old are affeeted by the words of some classic author, such as Homer...flowing versification, at length come home to him, when lonely years have passed, and he has had experience of life, and pierce him, as if he had never before...
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A Little Book of English Prose

Annie Barnett - English prose literature - 1900 - 1060 pages
...up the pale olive, till the JOHN HENRY NEWMAN (1801-1890) THE IMMORTAL CLASSICS LET us consider too, how differently young and old are affected by the...author, such as Homer or Horace. Passages which to a boy'are but rhetorical commonplaces, neither better nor worse than a hundred others which any clever...
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Notes from a Diary, 1889-1891, Volume 2

Sir Mountstuart Elphinstone Grant Duff - Great Britain - 1901 - 300 pages
...in the course of it, a fine passage from the Grammar of Assent, in which Cardinal Newman points out how differently young and old are affected by the words of some classic author, which come back to a man after he has had experience of life, ing or evening at an Ionian festival,...
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Studies in Poetry and Criticism

John Churton Collins - American poetry - 1905 - 328 pages
...this subject I cannot refrain from quoting a singularly beautiful passage from Newman: Let us consider how differently young and old are affected by the...and imitates, as he thinks, successfully, in his own flowingversification, at length come home to him when long years have passed and he has had experience...
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