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" Execrabilis ista turba, quae non novit legem^] for the winning and persuading of them, there grew of necessity in chief price and request eloquence and variety of discourse, as the fittest and forciblest access into the capacity of the vulgar sort. "
The Works of Francis Bacon - Page 27
by Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
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The Rise of English Literary Prose

George Philip Krapp - English literature - 1915 - 578 pages
...say, Execrabilis ista turba, qua non novit legem,) [the wretched crowd that has not known the law,] for the winning and persuading of them, there grew...languages, and the efficacy of preaching, did bring in an affectionate study of eloquence and copie of speech, which then began to flourish. This grew speedily...
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Pioneers of Modern Education 1600-1700

John William Adamson - Education - 1921 - 320 pages
...thought was beginning to occupy itself. Bacon thus animadverts upon "the first disease of learning." "So that these four causes concurring, the admiration...languages, and the efficacy of preaching, did bring in an affectionate study of eloquence, and copia of speech, which then began to flourish. This grew speedily...
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Prague Studies in English, Volumes 1-5

English philology - 1924 - 882 pages
...strongly conscious of the Renaissance verbalism. Surveying the trend of the 16th century he declared : "So that these four causes concurring, the admiration...authors, the hate of the schoolmen, the exact study of language, and the efficacy of preaching, did bring in an affectionate study of eloquence and copy of...
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Francis Bacon - 1928 - 494 pages
...say, Execrabilis ista turba, quai non novit legem,) [the wretched crowd that has not known the law,] for the winning and persuading of them, there grew...languages, and the efficacy of preaching, did bring in an affectionate study of eloquence and copie of speech, which then began to flourish. This grew speedily...
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The Modern Study of Literature: An Introduction to Literary Theory and ...

Richard Green Moulton - Literature - 1915 - 550 pages
...the people (of whom the Pharisees were wont to say, Execrabttis ista turba, quae non novit legem) , for the winning and persuading of them, there grew...languages, and the efficacy of preaching, did bring in an affectionate study of eloquence and copie of speech, which then began to flourish. Bacon belongs to...
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Elizabethan Verse and Prose (non-dramatic)

George Reuben Potter - English literature - 1928 - 640 pages
...people (of whom the Pharisees were wont to say, "Execrabilis ista turba, quae non novit legem" 1), for the winning and persuading of them there grew...authors, the hate of the schoolmen, the exact study of lan1 "This people who knoweth not the law are cursed." guages, and the efficacy of preaching, did bring...
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The Gutenberg Galaxy: The Making of Typographic Man

Marshall McLuhan - Social Science - 1962 - 306 pages
...public. The growing public could only be won by flowery rhetoric and, Bacon goes on to say (p. 24): for the winning and persuading of them, there grew...languages, and the efficacy of preaching, did bring in an affectionate study of eloquence and copie of speech, which then began to flourish. This grew speedily...
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Collected Works of Erasmus, Volume 11

Desiderius Erasmus - Authors, Latin (Medieval and modern) - 1974 - 360 pages
...the ancient languages, ‘and thereof grew again a delight in their manner of style and phrase ... there grew of necessity in chief price and request...forciblest access into the capacity of the vulgar sort ... the admiration of ancient authors, the hate of the schoolmen, the exact study of languages, and...
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Elizabethan Popular Culture

Leonard R. N. Ashley - History - 1988 - 330 pages
...the people (of whom the Pharisees were wont to say, "Execrabilis ista turba, qitae non novit legem"), for the winning and persuading of them, there grew...languages, and the efficacy of preaching, did bring in an affectionate study of eloquence and copie of speech, which then began to flourish. This grew steadily...
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Francis Bacon: History, Politics and Science, 1561-1626

B. H. G. Wormald - History - 1993 - 436 pages
...stood. It is true that like Erasmus of Rotterdam, he assailed recent excesses in rhetorical practice: '...four causes concurring, the admiration of ancient...languages, and the efficacy of preaching, did bring in an affectionate study of eloquence and copy of speech... This grew speedily to an excess... '30 'But yet...
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