English Works: Toxophilus, Report of the Affaires and State of Germany, The Scholemaster

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University Press, 1904 - Archery - 304 pages

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Page 200 - I bear them, so without measure misordered, that I think myself in hell, till time come that I must go to Mr.
Page 186 - 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.
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Page 119 - 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.
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Page 263 - 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.
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