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" Learning once made popular is no longer learning ; it has the appearance of something which we have bestowed upon ourselves, as the dew appears to rise from the field which it refreshes. "
The lives of the most eminent English poets - Page 377
by Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
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The Works of Samuel Johnson: Lives of the poets

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1825
...is no longer doubted, the evidence ceases to be examined. Of an art universally practised, the first teacher is forgotten. Learning once made popular is no longer learning ; it has the appearance of something which we have bestowed upon ourselves, as the dew appears to rise from the field which it...
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Examples of English Prose: From the Reign of Elizabeth to the Present Time ...

George Walker - English prose literature - 1825 - 615 pages
...is no longer doubted, the evidence ceases to be examined. Of an art universally practised, the first teacher is forgotten. Learning once made popular is no longer learning ; it has the appearance of something which we have bestowed upon ourselves, as the dew appears • to rise from the field which...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With Murphy's Essay, Volume 3

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...evidence ceases to be examined. . Of an art universally practised, the first teacher is fprgotten. Learning once made popular is no longer learning ; it has the appearance of something which we have bestowed upon ourselves, as the dew appears to rise from the field which it...
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The Lives of the English Poets, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - Poets, English - 1826 - 420 pages
...no longer doubted, the evidence ceases to be examined. Of any art universally practised, the first teacher is forgotten. Learning once made popular is no longer learning; it has the appearance of something which we hare bestowed upon ourselves, as the dew appears to rise from the field which it...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors, Volume 1

John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829 - 360 pages
...matter to work in, or objects to work upon; but wit and wisdom are born with a man. — Selden. L. Learning once made popular is no longer learning; it has the appearance of something which we have bestowed upon ourselves, as the dew appears to rise from the field which it...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Lives of the poets

Samuel Johnson - 1837
...is no longer doubted, the evidence ceases to be examined. Of an art universally practised, the first q q q q q something which we have be: stowed upon ourselves, as the dew appears to ; rise from the field which...
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Lives of the English Poets: With Critical Observations on Their Works ; And ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1840 - 502 pages
...is no longer doubted, the evidence ceases to be examined. Of an art universally practised, the first teacher is forgotten. Learning once made popular is no longer learning ; it has tbe appearance of something which we have bestowed upon ourselves, as the dew appears to rise from...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With an Essay on His Life and ..., Volume 2

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1843
...no longer doubteil, the evidence ceases to be examined. Of an art universally practised, the first teacher is forgotten. Learning -once made popular is no longer learning ; it lias the appearance of sometliing which we have bestowed upon ourselves, as the dew appears to rise...
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The Ladies' Companion, Volumes 3-4

1835
...the refuse of their sex, and were only ordained to correspond with the coxcombs of the other. F- B. Learning, once made popular, is no longer learning; it has the appearance of something which we have bestowed upon ourselves, as the dew appe to rise from the fields it refreshes....
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The Beauties of Johnson: Choice Selections from His Works

Samuel Johnson - 1851 - 160 pages
...which is no longer doubted, the evidence ceases to be examined. Of an art universally practised, the teacher is forgotten. Learning once made popular is no longer learning ; it has the appearance of lomething which we have bestowed upon ourselves, as the dew appears to rise from the field which it...
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