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" In short, you must not attempt to enlarge your ideas, or polish your taste, or refine your sentiments ; but must keep on, in one beaten track, without turning aside, either to the right hand or to the left. ' But I cannot submit to drudgery like this.... "
The Rhode Island Educational Magazine - Page 179
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Miscellaneous Pieces, in Prose

John Aikin, Mrs. Barbauld (Anna Letitia) - 1773 - 219 pages
...either to the right hand or to the left. " But I cannot iubmit to drudgery like this---I feel a fpirit above it." 'Tis well : be above it then ; only do...Is knowledge the pearl of price ? That too may be purchafed — by fteady application, and long folitary hoars of ftudy and reflection. Beftow thefe,...
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature, Volume 36

English literature - 1773
...to the right hand .or to thjé left. " But I cannot fuhmit to drudgery like this — I feel a fpirit above it." 'Tis well : be above it then ; only do...' Is knowledge the pearl of price? That too may be purchafed — by fteady application, and longfolitary hours of ftudy and reflection. Beftow thefe,...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1789 - 398 pages
...to drudgery like this — I feel a fpint above it." 'Tis well : be above it then ; only do not repme that you are not rich. Is knowledge the pearl of price ?. That, too, may be learned.. «« But," fays the man of letters, « what a hardP fhipis it, that many an illiterate fellow,...
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Poems

Mrs. Barbauld (Anna Letitia) - 1792 - 266 pages
...to the right hand or to the left. " But I cannot fubmit to drudgery like 3 this— I feel a fpirit above it." 'Tis well : be above it then -, only do...that you are not rich. Is knowledge the pearl . of peace ? That too may be purchafed— by fteady application, and long folitary hours of ftudy and reflection....
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Miscellaneous Pieces in Prose

John Aikin, Mrs. Barbauld (Anna Letitia) - English prose literature - 1792 - 266 pages
...cither to the right hand or to the left. " But I cannot fubmit to drudgery like this— I feel a fpirit above it." 'Tis well : be above it then ; only do...repine that you are not rich. Is knowledge the pearl of peace ? That too may be purchafed — by fteady application, and long folitary hours of ftudy and reflection....
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The Hive of Ancient and Modern Literature:: A Collection of Essays ...

Conduct of life - 1806 - 340 pages
...right hand or to the left.—"But I cannot fubmit to F drudgery drudgery like this—I feel a fpirit above it." 'Tis well: Be above it then; only do not...Is knowledge the pearl of price ? That, too, may be purchafed—by fteady application, and long folitary hours of ftudy and refle£tion. Bow to thefe,...
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The Hive of Ancient and Modern Literature: A Collection of Essays ...

Solomon Hodgson - Conduct of life - 1806 - 340 pages
...F drudgery drudgery like this — I feel a fpirit above it." 'Tis well : Be above it then ; only da not repine that you are not rich. Is knowledge the pearl of price ? That, too, may be purchafed — by fteady application, and long folitary hours of ftudy and reflection. Bow to thefe,...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1814 - 407 pages
...or to the (eft.— (l But I cannot submit to drudgery like this — I feel a spirit above it." It is well ; be above it then ; only do not repine that...study and reflection — Bestow these and you shall be learned. " But," says the man of letters, " what a haiciship it is, that many an illiterate fellow,...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1817 - 407 pages
...hand or to the left.-—" ButI cannot submit to drudgery like this— I feel a spirit above it." It is well ; be above it then ; only do not repine that...pearl of price { That, too, may be purchased — by stcaay application, and long solitary hours of study and reflection. — Bestow these and you shall...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces, in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott (teacher, Edinburgh.) - Elocution - 1819 - 360 pages
...or to the left — " But I cannot submit to drudgery like this — I feel a spirit above it." It is well— be above it then ; only do not repine that...and reflection. — Bestow these and you shall be learned. " But," says the man of letters, " what a hardship it is, that many an illiterate fellow,...
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