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" I was admitted to the society of the fellows, and fondly expected that some questions of literature would be the amusing and instructive topics of their discourse. Their conversation stagnated in a round of college business, Tory politics, personal anecdotes,... "
The life of Edward Gibbon: with selections from his correspondence and ... - Seite 40
von Edward Gibbon - 1840 - 357 Seiten
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The Nonjurors: Their Lives, Principles, and Writings

John Henry Overton - 1902 - 503 Seiten
...one of the allegations brought by Gibbon, the historian, against the fellows of Magdalen was that ' their constitutional toasts were not expressive of...the most lively loyalty for the house of Hanover.' 1 This was in 1752, when Jacobitism was fast dying out all over the kingdom ; and, if the old feeling...
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Newman

William Francis Barry - 1904 - 225 Seiten
...withered on the ground . . . Their conversation stagnated in a round of college business, Tory politics, personal anecdotes, and private scandal ; their dull...the most lively loyalty for the House of Hanover." From this " vulgar mediocrity," as Mark Pattison terms it, Oxford was awakened to higher thoughts,...
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Newman

William Francis Barry - 1904 - 225 Seiten
...stagnated in a round of college business, Tory politics, personal anecdotes, and private scandal; their i dull and deep potations excused the brisk intemperance...the most lively loyalty for the House of Hanover." From this " vulgar mediocrity," as Mark Pattison terms it, Oxford was awakened to higher thoughts,...
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Representative Biographies of English Men of Letters

Charles Townsend Copeland, Frank Wilson Cheney Hersey - 1909 - 642 Seiten
...topics of their discourse. Their conversation stagnated in a round of college business, Tory politics, personal anecdotes, and private scandal: their dull...contest already blazed with all the malevolence of party zeal. Magdalen College was devoutly attached to the old interest; and the names of Wenman and...
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English Prose: Eighteenth century

Sir Henry Craik - 1911
...topics of their discourse. Their conversation stagnated in a round of college business, Tory politics, personal anecdotes, and private scandal : their dull...contest already blazed with all the malevolence of party zeal. Magdalen College was devoutly attached to the old interest ; and the names of Wenman and...
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Readings in English Prose of the Eighteenth Century

Raymond Macdonald Alden - 1911 - 724 Seiten
...topics of their discourse. Their conversation stagnated in a round of college business, Tory politics, personal anecdotes, and private scandal ; their dull...the most lively loyalty for the house of Hanover. . . . The example of the senior fellows could not inspire the undergraduates with a liberal spirit...
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Readings in English Prose of the Eighteenth Century

Raymond Macdonald Alden - 1911 - 724 Seiten
...topics of their discourse. Their conversation stagnated in a round of college business, Tory politics, personal anecdotes, and private scandal ; their dull...the most lively loyalty for the house of Hanover. . . . The example of the senior fellows could not inspire the undergraduates with a liberal spirit...
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Thomas Warton: A Biographical and Critical Study, Band 2,Ausgaben 1-4

Clarissa Rinaker - 1916 - 241 Seiten
...expected them to discuss, 'their conversation stagnated in a round of college business, Tory politics, personal anecdotes, and private scandal: their dull...potations excused the brisk intemperance of youth.'" For clever satirical descriptions of the abuse of academic privilege which was almost universal at...
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Educational Foundations: A Text Book for the ..., Band 26,Ausgaben 2-10

1914
...to a long slumber.. .. Their conversation stagnated in a round of college business, Tory politics, personal anecdotes, and private scandal: their dull...potations excused the brisk intemperance of youth." The name of Gladstone, who has been called England's foremost statesman, and the man whom Mr. Morley,...
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University Life in Eighteenth-century Oxford

Graham Midgley - 1996 - 182 Seiten
...owners or the public. ... Their conversation stagnated in a round of college business, Tory politics, personal anecdotes, and private scandal: their dull...potations excused the brisk intemperance of youth. 35 Sot, that lives and rots like a Frog in a Ditch.'' 6 Such men and such a way of life certainly appear...
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