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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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Catholic World, Volume 82

1906 - 976 pages
...preparation — this is to convert the notional into the real, or, in other words, to practice meditation. "Passages, which to a boy are but rhetorical commonplaces,...length come home to him, when long years have passed, as he has had experience of life, and pierce him, as if he had never before known them, with their...
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An Indexed Synopsis of the "Grammar of Assent"

John Joseph Toohey - 1906 - 246 pages
...CLARKE, DR. SAMUEL: quoted, 313; 315. CLASSICS: young and old are differently affected by the words of a classic author, such as Homer or Horace; passages,...hundred others which any clever writer might supply, at length come home to him, when long years have passed, and he has had experience of life, and pierce...
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Essays of Poets and Poetry: Ancient and Modern

Thomas Herbert Warren - Poetry - 1909 - 344 pages
...largo core. " VIII ANCIENT AND MODERN CLASSICS AS INSTEUMENTS OF EDUCATION1 "LET us consider, too, how differently young and old are affected by the...others which any clever writer might supply, which he fets by heart and thinks very fine, and imitates, as e thinks, successfully, in his own flowing versification,...
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The King's English and how to Write it

John Bygott, A. J. Lawford Jones - English language - 1910 - 314 pages
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An Anthology of Modern English Prose (1741 to 1892)

Annie Barnett, Lucy Dale - English literature - 1911 - 488 pages
...undeniable thai art did much more. The Office and Work of Universities THE CLASSICS Let Us consider too, how differently young and old are affected by the...to a boy are but rhetorical commonplaces, neither bolter nor worse than a hundred others which any clever writer might supply, which he gets by heart...
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The Life of John Ruskin, Volume 2

Sir Edward Tyas Cook - 1912 - 648 pages
...occupied almost exclusively by his parents. CHAPTER III BOULOGNE— LUCERNE— MILAN (1861-1862) " How differently young and old are affected by the...and imitates, as he thinks, successfully, in his own II jwing versification, at length come home to him, when long years have passed, and he has had experience...
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Bookmen on Books: A Collection of Choice Extracts

Books - 1907 - 156 pages
...in common Hie and familiar things, the objects for hopeful labour and for humble love. * * * John H. Newman. — How differently young and old are affected...supply, which he gets by heart and thinks very fine, at length come home to him, when long years have passed, and he has had experience of life, and pierce...
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A History of English Prose Rhythm

George Saintsbury - English language - 1912 - 516 pages
...of note with the passage above cited from Thackeray on the Ionian ruins : Let us consider, | too, | how differently | young | and old | are affected |...| supply, | which he gets | by heart | and thinks j very fine, and imitates, j as he thinks, | successfully, | in his own | flowing | versification,...
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Poetry Review, Volume 1

Stephen Phillips, Galloway Kyle - Little magazines - 1912 - 706 pages
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English Journal, Volume 2

Electronic journals - 1913 - 700 pages
...of the older classics in words that may be applied with little change to those of the modern world : Passages, which to a boy are but rhetorical commonplaces,...hundred others, which any clever writer might supply .... at length come home to him, when long years have passed, and he has had experience of life, and...
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