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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 Plays & Poems of Shakespeare: Life of Shakespeare. Dr. Johnson's preface ...

William Shakespeare - 1857
...sayes of him, that he had hut little Latine and lesse Greek, he understood Larine pretty well, for he had been in his younger years a schoolmaster in the country.' See Letters from the Bodleian Library, &c. iii. 307. In order to reconcile these conflicting testimonies,...
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Chamber's household edition of the dramatic works of ..., Part 26, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1861
...from a Mr Beeston, connected with the players, that Shakespeare 'understood Latin pretty well, for he had been in his younger years a schoolmaster in the country.' Jonson's standard of scholarship was high, and he was a severe critic. But Shakespeare could scarcely...
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History of William Shakespeare, Player and Poet: With New Facts and Traditions

Stephen Watson Fullom - Dramatists, English - 1864 - 372 pages
...woolstapler, or anything else. We receive a fuller revelation from Aubrey, who learnt from " Mr. Beestou'' that " he had been in his younger years a schoolmaster in the country." This account, indeed, is confirmed by tradition, which cannot be refused belief, when we receive a...
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Shakespeare and Stratford-upon-Avon; with a record of the tercentenary ...

Robert E. Hunter - 1864
...Shakespeare was wont to go to his native county once a year, and that he understood Latin pretty well, for he had been in his younger years a schoolmaster in the country. And thus ends the bald disjointed chat of Aubrey, which passed for a " Life of Shakespeare." Of the...
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Biography: Or, Third Division of "The English Encyclopedia", Volume 5

Charles Knight - Biography - 1867
...Jonsou says of him, that he had but little Latin, and less Greek, he understood Latin pretty well. fur he had been in his younger years a schoolmaster in the country." His precocious gravity as a echoolrnnster must have been as wonderful as his poetical power ; for Aubrey...
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Shakespeare: His Life, Art, and Characters : with an Historical ..., Volume 1

Henry Norman Hudson - English drama - 1872
...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 Plays and Poems of Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - 1878
...saves 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. iii. 307. In order to reconcile these conflicting testimonies,...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - English drama - 1879 - 556 pages
...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. From Mr. Beeston." / It would be well if longer biographies contained as large a proportion that may...
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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare: With a Life of the Poet ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1881
...700, 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 Journal of Education, Volume 83

Thomas Williams Bicknell, Albert Edward Winship, Anson Wood Belding - Education - 1916
...come down that Shakespeare was a teacher. "Shakespeare," he said, "understood Latinpretty well, for he had been in his younger years a schoolmaster in the country." Even a brief experience as a teacher, you think as you leave the old grammar school, would be of great...
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