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" The writer of an epitaph should not be considered as saying nothing but what is strictly true. Allowance must be made for some degree of exaggerated praise. In lapidary inscriptions a man is not upon oath... "
The life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of a tour to the Hebrides ... - Página 242
por James Boswell - 1831
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Boswell's Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1916 - 370 páginas
...' ' "The writer of an epitaph should not be considered as saying nothing but what is strictly true. Allowance must be made for some degree of exaggerated...schools than formerly, but then less is learned there, ' ' "More is learned in public than in private schools, from emulation ; there is the collision of...
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English Literature

Edwin Lillie Miller - 1917 - 597 páginas
...hate each other." On another occasion, he said, " There is less flogging in our public schools now than formerly, but then less is learned there, so that what the boys gain at one end they lose at the other." At the age of sixteen his schooling came abruptly to an end,...
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English Childhood: Wordsworth's Treatment of Childhood in the Light of ...

Adolph Charles Babenroth - 1922 - 420 páginas
...Without that, Sir, I should have done nothing." Concerning Dr. Rose's lenient methods, Johnson remarked: "There is now less flogging in our great schools than...what the boys get at one end they lose at the other." (Boswell's Johnson). corporal punishment." Less than five years after this announcement, Barrow was...
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Boswell's Johnson: The Life of Samuel Johnson

James Boswell - 1923 - 343 páginas
...me." "The writer of an epitaph should not be considered as saying nothing but what is strictly true. Allowance must be made for some degree of exaggerated...but then less is learned there ; so that what the iboys get at one end they lose at the other." 'More is learned in public than in private schools, from...
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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - 1998 - 669 páginas
...from leisure. 5086 Boswell - Life Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel. 5087 Boswell - Life 1832 'To a Mouse' The best laid schemes o'mice an'...Red Rose' O, * the melodic That's sweetly pl e 5088 Boswell - Life There is nothing which has yet been contrived by man, by which so much happiness...
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Lessons of Romanticism: A Critical Companion

Nancy L. Rosenblum, Marc Redfield - 1998 - 475 páginas
...defenders of whipping— the "party of the Thwackums"— as was Dr. Johnson, who opined that "there is less flogging in our great schools than formerly, but then less is learned there; so what the boys get at one end they lose at the other."18 Eighteenth- and earlynineteenth-century opponents...
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The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

Oxford University Press, TME. - 1999 - 1136 páginas
...man is not upon oath. James Boswell Life of Samuel Johnson ( 1 791 1 1775 8 There is now less Hogging in our great schools than formerly, but then less...what the boys get at one end they lose at the other. James Boswell Ufe of Samuel Johnson ( 1 791) 1775 9 Nothing odd will do long. Tristram Shandy did not...
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Teachers: Jokes, Quotes, and Anecdotes

Todd Harris Goldman - 2001 - 272 páginas
...education has been in vain if one fails to learn that most schoolmasters are idiots. —Hesketh Pearson There is now less flogging in our great schools than...what the boys get at one end they lose at the other. — Samuel Johnson TEACHER: "Stanley, every day since school began you have been late. Why?" STANLEY:...
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Samuel Johnson

Timothy Wilson-Smith - 2004 - 160 páginas
...gradual. The writer of an epitaph should not be considered as saying nothing but what is strictly true. Allowance must be made for some degree of exaggerated...praise. In lapidary inscriptions a man is not upon oath.m It is the last nine words that are remembered, but they have a context and it is the context...
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Friendships Across Ages: Johnson and Boswell : Holmes and Laski

Jeffrey O'Connell, Thomas E. O'Connell - 2008 - 193 páginas
...Johnson's contrapuntal comment on the recent diminution of both beatings and learning in the great schools: "So that what the boys get at one end they lose at the other.")26 Many of Holmes's remarks, humorous or otherwise, were aphoristic ("Good intentions are no...
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