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" I arrived at Oxford with a stock of erudition that might have puzzled a doctor, and a degree of ignorance of which a schoolboy would have been ashamed. "
Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge - Página 212
1838
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The penny cyclopædia [ed. by G. Long]., Volumen11

Society for the diffusion of useful knowledge - 1838
...The same cause prevented his attention to study at Westminster school, whither he was sent in 1749, and 'his riper age was left to acquire the beauties...puzzled a doctor, and a degree of ignorance of which a schuol-buy would have been ashamed.' His imperfect education was not improved during his residence...
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The Life of Edward Gibbon, Esq: With Selections from His Correspondence, and ...

Edward Gibbon - 1839 - 455 páginas
...disturbed by the difficulty of reconciling the Septuagint with the Hebrew computation. I arrived at Oxford with a stock of erudition, that might have puzzled...ignorance, of which a school-boy would have been ashamed. At the conclusion of this first period of my life I am tempted to enter a protest against the trite...
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The British Magazine and Monthly Register of Religious and ..., Volumen15

1839
...insatiable thirst for reading. In his fifteenth year he " arrived at Oxford with a stock of erudition which might have puzzled a doctor, and a degree of ignorance of which a schoolboy would have been ashamed. "•)• At Magdalen College he was neglected by his tutors, and fell into habits of dissipation and...
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The Eclectic Review, Volumen6;Volumen70

Samuel Greatheed, Daniel Parken, Theophilus Williams, Thomas Price, Josiah Conder, Jonathan Edwards Ryland, Edwin Paxton Hood - 1839
...gentleman commoner of Magdalen College, 'with a stock of erudition that ' might have puzzled a professor, and a degree of ignorance, of ' which a schoolboy would have been ashamed.' Rapidly had the lineaments of his intellectual character been assuming their shape and consistency....
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th]

1839
...gentleman commoner of Magdalen College, 'with a stock of erudition that ' might have puzzled a professor, and a degree of ignorance, of 'which a schoolboy would have been ashamed.' Rapidly had the lineaments of his intellectual character been assuming their shape and consistency....
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The life of Edward Gibbon [by himself] with selections from his ...

Edward Gibbon - 1840
...disturbed by the difficulty of reconciling the Septuagint with the Hebrew computation. I arrived at Oxford with a stock of erudition, that might have puzzled...ignorance, of which a school-boy would have been ashamed. At the conclusion of this first period of my life 1 am tempted to enter a protest against the trite...
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The Life of Edward Gibbon: With Selections from His Correspondence, and ...

Edward Gibbon, Henry Hart Milman - 1840 - 357 páginas
...disturbed by the difficulty of reconciling the Septuagint with the Hebrew computation. I arrived at Oxford with a stock. of erudition, that might have puzzled...ignorance, of which a school-boy would have been ashamed. At the conclusion of this first period of my life I am tempted to enter a protest against the trite...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volumen1

Edward Gibbon - 1843
...disturbed by the difficulty of reconciling the septuagint with the Hebrew computation. I arrived at Oxford with a stock of erudition that might have puzzled a doctor, and « degree of ignorance of which a school-boy would have been ashamed. To the university of Oxford I...
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Cyclopædia of English literature, Volumen2

Robert Chambers - 1844
...indiscriminate appetite for books ' subsided by degrees in the historic line.' He arrived at Oxford, he says, e aweet birds every one, When rocked to rest on thei He spent fourteen months at college idly and unprofitably, as he himself elates ; and, studying the...
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Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volumen2

Robert Chambers - 1844
...indiscriminate appetite for books ' subsided by decrees in the historic line.' He arrived at Oxford, he says, е, The country blooms — a garden, and a grave....L'dmn and Angelina. ' Turn, gentle hermit of the dale, He «pent fourteen months at college idly and unprofitably, as he himself states ; and, studying the...
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