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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 English Language: Its Grammar, History, and Literature, with Chapters on ...

John Miller Dow Meiklejohn - 1887 - 466 páginas
...directions, and so defective in others, that lie went there, he tells us himself, "with a stock of knowledge that might have puzzled a doctor, and a degree of...ignorance of which a schoolboy would have been ashamed." He was very fond of dis-putation while at Oxford; and the Dons of the University were astonished to...
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The English Language: Its Grammar, History and Literature : with Chapters on ...

John Miller Dow Meiklejohn - 1887 - 466 páginas
...directions, and so defective in others, that he went there, he tells us himself, "with a stock of knowledge that might have puzzled a doctor, and a degree of...ignorance of which a schoolboy would have been ashamed." He was very fond of disputation while at Oxford; and the Dons of the University were astonished to...
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Landmarks of English Literature

Henry James Nicoll - 1889 - 460 páginas
...Edward Gibbon. ', •?. . . 271 Magdalen College, Oxford, he possessed "a stock of erudition which might have puzzled a doctor, and a degree of ignorance of which a schoolboy wouldi hare been ashamed." In other words, his miscellaneous and historical knowledge was great : his...
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Lives of English Authors: A Biographical History of English Literature

1890 - 323 páginas
...attention to his studies. From Westminster he passed in 1752 to Oxford, where he arrived, he tells us, " with a stock of erudition that might have puzzled...ignorance of which a school-boy would have been ashamed." The meaning of that is, that while too ill for regular study during his school-days, he had been devouring...
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English Poetry and Poets

Sarah Warner Brooks - 1890 - 506 páginas
...through the catalogue, folios and all. " At fourteen," says his biographer, " he had, like Gibbon, a stock of erudition that might have puzzled a doctor,...ignorance of which a school-boy would have been ashamed." A fatherless boy, and — as he himself tells us — " without a spark of ambition," he had seriously...
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A History of English Literature in a Series of Biographical Sketches

William Francis Collier - 1890 - 550 páginas
...nf^Tag- _ dalen College.. Oxford, — arriving at that seat of learning, as he tells us himself, " with a stock of erudition that might have puzzled...doctor, and a degree of ignorance of which a school-boy w£uld.have "been ashamed." The key to this statement we find in the fact, that, wliile too ill for...
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Chambers's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge, Volumen5

1890
...the atmosphere into which Gibbon was Hung at the age of fifteen, ' with a stock of erudition which might have puzzled a doctor, and a degree of ignorance of which a schoolboy might have been ashamed,' and here he spent fourteen months — 'the most idle ami unprofitable of...
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Memoirs of Edward Gibbon Written by Himself and a Selection from His Letters ...

Edward Gibbon - 1891 - 446 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 attempted to enter a protest against the trite...
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Memoirs of Edward Gibbon Written by Himself and a Selection from His Letters ...

Edward Gibbon - 1891 - 446 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 attempted to enter a protest against the trite...
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Memoirs of Edward Gibbon, Written by Himself, and a Selection from His Letters

Edward Gibbon - 1891 - 446 páginas
...disturbed by the difficulty of reconciling the Septuagint witl1 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 attempted to enter a protest against the trite...
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