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Page 202 - I bear them, so without measure misordered, that I think myself in hell, till time come that I must go to Mr.
Page 188 - For this I know, not only by reading of books in my study, but also by experience of life, abroad in the world, that those which be commonly the wisest, the best learned, and best men also, when they be old, were never commonly the quickest of wit when they were young.
Page 230 - Ten sermons at Paul's Cross do not so much good for moving men to true doctrine, as one of those books do harm with enticing men to ill living. Yea, I say farther, those books tend not so much to corrupt honest living, as they do to subvert true religion.
Page 201 - I speake, kepe silence, sit, stand, or go, eate, drinke, be merie, or sad, be sowyng, plaiyng, dauncing, or doing anie thing els, I must do it, as it were, in soch weight, mesure, and number, even so perfitelie, as God made the world, or else I am so sharplie taunted, so cruellie threatened, yea presentlie some...
Page 121 - A REPORT AND DISCOURSE, written by Roger Ascham, of the affaires and state of Germany and the Emperour Charles, his court, duryng certaine yeares while the sayd Roger was there.
Page 205 - ... they have commonly the rein of all license in their own hand, and specially such as do live in the court. And that which is most to be marveled at, commonly the wisest and also best men be found the fondest fathers in this behalf.
Page 192 - And though I, in all this discourse, seem plainly to prefer hard and rough wits before quick and light wits both for learning and manners, yet...
Page 265 - Ye know not what hurt ye do to learning that care not for words, but for matter, and so make a divorce betwixt the tongue and the heart.
Page xiv - I communed with a man whiche reasoned the englyshe tongue to be enryched and~encreased therby, sayinge : Who wyll not prayse that feaste, where a man shall drinke at a diner, bothe wyne, ale and beere ? Truely quod I, they be all good, euery one taken by hym selfe alone, but if you putte...