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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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Studies in the Technique of Prose Style

Percy Waldron Long - English language - 1915 - 156 pages
...perfection. MILTON (10), Areopagitica. 62. Movement varying gradually (IV B 3).— Let us consider, too, how differently young and old are affected by the...successfully, in his own flowing versification, at length comes home to him, when long years have passed, and he has had experience of life, and pierce him,...
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The Quarterly Journal of Speech Education: The Official Organ of ..., Volume 6

Elocution - 1920 - 436 pages
...feet."88 Cardinal Newman offers one of the finest examples of rhythm in speech : "Let us consider too, how differently young and old are affected by the...words of some classic author such as Homer or Horace." The following sentence of Thackeray's shows also, that rhythm in speech varies as well as it does in...
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Rousseau and Romanticism

Irving Babbitt - Romanticism - 1919 - 462 pages
...full meaning only to the mature. Young and old are, as Cardinal Newman says, affected very differently by the words of some classic author, such as Homer...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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Proceedings, Volumes 18-20

Classical Association (Great Britain) - Classical education - 1922 - 742 pages
...and so beautiful a description. He has just mentioned Homer and Horace as representative Classics. " Passages which to a boy are but rhetorical commonplaces,...very fine, and imitates as he thinks successfully, at length come home to him when long years have passed, and he has had experience of life, and pierce...
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The Chobham Book of English Prose

Stephen Coleridge - English prose literature - 1923 - 290 pages
...the same love of the classics that Henry Nelson Coleridge records, and in as beautiful language : " Passages, which to a boy are but rhetorical commonplaces,...versification, at length come home to him, when long years have past, and he has experience of life, and pierce him as if he had never before known them, with their...
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The Achievement of Greece: A Chapter in Human Experience

William Chase Greene - Greece - 1923 - 358 pages
...were, on different levels of ourselves. "Let us consider," writes Cardinal Newman, in a famous passage, "how differently young and old are affected by the...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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Classical Studies

John William Mackail - Classical education - 1926 - 272 pages
...and so beautiful a description. He has just mentioned Homer and Horace as representative Classics. " Passages which to a boy are but rhetorical commonplaces,...very fine, and imitates as he thinks successfully, at length come home to him when long years have passed, and he has had experience of life, and pierce...
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The Standard of American Speech and Other Papers

Fred Newton Scott - English language - 1926 - 368 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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The Indian Review, Volume 28

G.A. Natesan - India - 1927 - 1054 pages
...unwarrantable assumption. Thus the rinks of embryo journalists became overcrowded. THE GLORY OF THE CLASSICS. " Consider (says Newman) how differently young and old...versification, at length come home to him, when long yeara have passed, and be has bad experience of lifo, and p:erce him aa if he had never before known...
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John Henry: Cardinal Newman

George J. Donahue - 1927 - 242 pages
...that he is an unbeliever himself. — Sermons, Parlous, i. ON REALISING WHAT WE READ Let us consider how differently young and old are affected by the...such as Homer or Horace. Passages which to a boy are mere rhetorical commonplaces, neither better nor worse than a hundred others which any clever writer...
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