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" Though, as Ben Jonson says of him, that he had but little Latin and less Greek, he understood Latin pretty well, for he had been in his younger years a schoolmaster in the country."! "
The Edinburgh magazine, and literary miscellany, a new series of The Scots ... - Page 51
1818
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The Dramatick Writings of Will. Shakspere: With the Notes of All ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1788
...been told, that he left near three hundred pounds to a sister. He understood Latin pretty well, FOR he had been in his younger years a School-Master in the country," I will be short in my animadversions ; and take them in their order. The account of the trade of the...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: In Twenty-one Volumes, with the ..., Volume 3

William Shakespeare - 1813
...I thinke I have been told that he left near 3001. to a sister. He understood Latin pretty well, for he had been in his younger years a schoolmaster in the country." Many traditional anecdotes, though not perfectly accurate, contain an adumbration of the truth. It...
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Remarks on the life and writings of William Shakspeare

John Britton - Digital images - 1814 - 80 pages
...sayes of him, that he had but little Latine and lesse Greek, he understood Latine pretty well, for he had been in his younger years a schoolmaster in the country." See Letters from the Bodleian Library, &c. VoUii. p. 307. The above account, thoug* in bis remarks...
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The dramatic works of William Shakspeare. Whittingham's ed, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1814
...sayes of him, that he had but little Laline and lesse Greek, he understood Latine pretty well, for he had been in his younger years a schoolmaster in the country." See Letters from the Bodleian Library, &c. Vol. iii. p. 307. The above account, though apparently sanctioned...
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The dramatic works of William Shakspeare, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1814
...sayes of him, that he had but little Latine and Icsse Greek, he understood Latine pretty well, for he had been in his younger years a schoolmaster in the country." See Letters from the Bodleian Library, &c. Vol. iii. p. 307. The above account, though apparently sanctioned...
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Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - English drama (Comedy) - 1872 - 480 pages
...1700, states, on the authority of one Beeston, that " Shakespeare understood Latin pretty well, for he had been in his younger years a schoolmaster in the country." The statement may fairly challenge some respect, inasmuch as persons of the name of Beeston were connected...
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The Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany, Volume 81

English literature - 1818 - 642 pages
...of the technicalities of the law, that nothing less will satisfy Mr Malone, than he must also maku an attorney of our poet ; and in order to get rid...of the profession which he followed, there is none under the sun which might not be ascribed to him. Why not say he was a great general, or a pious bishop,...
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The British review and London critical journal

1818
...of the neighbours of the port," it is asserted that Shakspeare " understood Latin pretty well, for he had been in his younger years a school-master in the country." But because Shakspeare uses technical terms of law, as he uses all others, with an adroit familiarity...
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The Visitors' New Guide to the Spa of Leamington Priors, and Its Vicinity ...

William Thomas Moncrieff - Health resorts - 1824 - 318 pages
...said of him, that he had but little Latine and less of Greek, he understood Latine pretty well, for he had been in his younger years a school-master in the country." Relative to his taking his characters from nature, Aubrey gives the following anecdote : " The humour...
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The life of Shakspeare; enquiries into the originality of his dramatic plots ...

Augustine Skottowe - 1824
...adumbration of the truth. Aubrey's evidence is positive, — " he understood Latin pretty well, for he had been in his younger years a school-master in the country;" and is entitled to as much credit as any other tradition he has preserved, neither involving in itself...
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