Ioannis Wallisii Grammatica linguae Anglicanae: Cui praefigitur, De loquela; sive de sonorum omnium loquelarium formatione: tractatus grammatico-physicus

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Excudebat Guil. Bowyer ; prostant apud A. Millar, 1765 - English language - 281 pages

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Page iii - Lords and Commons of England, consider what Nation it is whereof ye are, and whereof ye are the governors : a Nation not slow and dull, but of a quick, ingenious, and piercing spirit, acute to invent, subtle and sinewy to discourse, not beneath the reach of any point the highest that human capacity can soar to.
Page vii - About the year 1648, 1649, some of our company being removed to Oxford (first Dr. Wilkins, then I, and soon after Dr. Goddard), our company divided. Those in London continued to meet there as before (and we with them when we had occasion to be there), and those of us at Oxford ; with Dr. Ward (since Bishop of Salisbury), Dr.
Page 259 - For precept must be upon precept, precept upon precept ; line upon line, line upon line ; here a little, and there a little...
Page viii - Oxford, and brought those studies into fashion there ; meeting first at Dr. Petty's lodgings, in an apothecary's house, because of the convenience of inspecting drugs and the like, as there was occasion ; and after his remove to Ireland (though not so constantly) at the lodgings of Dr. Wilkins, then Warden of Wadham College ; and after his removal to Trinity College in Cambridge, at the lodgings of the Honourable Mr. Robert Boyle, then resident for divers years in Oxford.
Page vi - London (at a time when, by our civil wars, academical studies were much interrupted in both our universities) beside the conversation of divers eminent divines as to matters theological, I had the opportunity of being acquainted with divers worthy persons, inquisitive into natural philosophy and other parts of humane learning, and particularly of what hath been called the new philosophy or experimental philosophy.
Page 261 - Drinks up the sea, and when he's done, The moon and stars drink up the sun. They drink and dance by their own light, They drink and revel all the night. Nothing in Nature's sober found, But an eternal health goes round. Fill up the bowl, then, fill it high, Fill all the glasses there, for why Should every creature drink but I : Why, man of morals, tell me why 1 BEAUTY.
Page v - About the year 1645, while I lived in London (at a time when by our civil wars, academical studies were much interrupted in both our Universities...
Page iii - ... the school of Pythagoras and the Persian wisdom took beginning from the old philosophy of this island. And that wise and civil...
Page 231 - Twixt the twain intertwisting a twine more between, He, twirling his twister, makes a twist of the twine.
Page iii - Areopagitica; A Speech of Mr. John Milton For the Liberty of Unlicenc'd Printing to the Parlament of England.

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