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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 Works of Shakespeare: the Text Carefully Restored According to the First ...

William Shakespeare - English drama - 1883 - 596 pages
...700, states, on the authority of one Mr. Beeston, that Shakespeare " understood Latin pretty well, for he had been in his younger years a school-master in the country ; " and Mr. Collier thinks it possible that, being a young man of abilities, and quick to acquire knowledge,...
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The Works of Shakespeare ...

William Shakespeare - 1883
...1700, states, on the authority of one Mr. Beeston, that Shakespeare " understood Latin pretty well, for he had been in his younger years a school-master in the country ; " and Mr. Collier thinks it possible that, being a young man of abilities, and quick to acquire knowledge,...
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Life. Hist. drama. Poems

William Shakespeare - 1887 - 596 pages
...1700, states, on the authority of one Mr. Beeston, that Shakespeare " understood Latin pretty well, for he had been in his younger years a school-master in the country ; " and Mr. Collier thinks it possible that, being a young man of abilities, and quick to acquire knowledge,...
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Shakespeare: His Life, Art, and Characters. With an Historical ..., Volume 1

Henry Norman Hudson - English drama - 1888 - 486 pages
...1700, states, on the authority of one Bceston, 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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William Shakespeare: A Literary Biography

Karl Elze - 1888 - 587 pages
...Shakespeare's dexterity in Latin to this circumstance, and states that the poet knew Latin very well, "for he had been in his younger years a schoolmaster in the country." This statement is as uncritical as can be. What need was there for a village schoolmaster to know Latin,...
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Makers of Modern Thought; Or Five Hundred Years' Struggle (1200 A ..., Volume 1

David Nasmith - Humanities - 1892
...style, and graced his slaughter by a speech. Aubrey tells us that he understood Latin pretty well, for he had been in his younger years a schoolmaster in the country.! His * The matter of this sketch is derived from the works of Shakspeare ; " The Life of Shakespeare,...
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Makers of Modern Thought; Or Five Hundred Years' Struggle (1200 A ..., Volume 1

David Nasmith - Humanities - 1892
...style, and graced his slaughter by a speech. Aubrey tells us that he understood Latin pretty well, for he had been in his younger years a schoolmaster in the country.! His * The matter of this sketch is derived from the works of Shakspeare ; " The Life of Shakespeare,...
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William Shakespeare, His Family and Friends

Charles Isaac Elton - 1904 - 521 pages
...informant about Shakespeare teaching Latin grammar. Shakespeare "understood Latin pretty well, for he had been in his younger years a schoolmaster in the country — from Mr. . . . Beeston."2 The story of Shakespeare's organising the horseboys' brigade came down...
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William Shakespeare, Pedagogue & Poacher: A Drama

Richard Garnett - 1904 - 118 pages
...YORK MDCCCCV Jt- V- fr. Copyright, 1904, by JOHN LANE Shakespeare understood Latin pretty well, for he had been in his younger years a schoolmaster in the country, — Aubrey. He was much given to all unluckincss in stealing venison and rabbits, particularly from...
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William Shakespeare, Pedagogue & Poacher: A Drama

Richard Garnett - 1904 - 111 pages
...1904, by JOHN LANE THE UNIVERSITY PRESS, CAMBRIDGE, USA Shakespeare understood Latin pretty-well, for he had been in his younger years a schoolmaster in the country. — Aubrey. He was much given to all unluckiness in stealing venison and rabbits, particularly from...
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