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" They are masters who instruct us without rod or ferule, without angry words, without clothes or money. If you come to them they are not asleep; if you ask and inquire of them, they do not withdraw themselves; they do not chide if you make mistakes; they... "
MacMillan's Magazine - Page 126
edited by - 1905
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1889
...nesciunt, si ignorée" (pp. 13-14). These words are thus rendered, pp. 163-4, by Mr. Thomas : — " They are masters who instruct us without rod or ferule,...come to them they are not asleep : if you ask and inquire of them they do not withdraw themselves ; they do not chide if you make mistakes ; they do...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1889
...cachinnos nesciunt si ignores" (pp. 13-14). These words are thus rendered, pp. 163-4, by Mr. Thomas : — " They are masters who instruct us without rod or ferule,...come to them they are not asleep : if you ask and inquire of them they do not withdraw themselves; they do not chide if you make mistakes ; they do not...
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The Philobiblon of Richard de Bury: Bishop of Durham, Treasurer and ...

Richard de Bury - Book collecting - 1888 - 259 pages
...secret ! How safely we lay bare the poverty of human ignorance to books without feeling any shame ! They are masters who instruct us without rod or ferule,...come to them they are not asleep ; if you ask and inquire of them, they do not withdraw themselves ; they do not chide if you make mistakes ; they do...
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The Literary World, Volume 20

Literature - 1889
...secret 1 How safely we lay bare the poverty of human ignorance to books without feeling any shame ! They are masters who instruct us without rod or ferule,...come to them they are not asleep ; if you ask and inquire of them, they do not withdraw themselves ; they do not chide if you make mistakes ; they do...
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The love of books: The Philobiblon of Richard de Bury

Richard de Bury - Book collecting - 1902 - 141 pages
...secret ! How safely we lay bare the poverty of human ignorance to books without feeling any shame ! They are masters who instruct us without rod or ferule,...come to them they are not asleep ; if you ask and inquire of them they do not withdraw themselves ; they do not chide if you make mistakes ; they do...
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The love of books

Richard de Bury - Book collecting - 1903 - 148 pages
...secret ! How safely we lay bare the poverty of human ignorance to books without feeling any shame ! They are masters who instruct us without rod or ferule,...come to them they are not asleep ; if you ask and inquire of them they do not withdraw themselves ; they do not chide if you make mistakes ; they do...
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The Library

Sir John Young Walker MacAlister, Alfred William Pollard, Ronald Brunlees McKerrow, Sir Frank Chalton Francis - Bibliography - 1903
...Bury, the author — if he were the author — of the ' Philobiblon,' in which we are told that books * are masters who instruct us without rod, or ferule,...you come to them they are not asleep; if you ask and inquireof them they do not withdraw themselves; they do not chide if you make mistakes ; they do not...
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Compromises

Agnes Repplier - American essays - 1904 - 277 pages
...secret ! How safely we lay bare the poverty of human ignorance to books, without feeling any shame ! They are masters who instruct us without rod or ferule,...come to them, they are not asleep ; if you ask and inquire of them, they do not withdraw themselves ; they do not chide if you make mistakes ; they do...
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English Literature: From the Norman Conquest to Chaucer

William Henry Schofield - Comparative literature - 1906 - 500 pages
...secret ! How safely we lay bare the poverty of human ignorance to books without feeling any shame ! They are masters who instruct us without rod or ferule,...come to them they are not asleep ; if you ask and inquire of them they do not withdraw themselves ; they do not chide if you make mistakes ; they do...
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English Literature: From the Norman Conquest to Chaucer

William Henry Schofield - Comparative literature - 1906 - 500 pages
...secret ! How safely we lay bare the poverty of human ignorance to books without feeling any shame ! They are masters who instruct us without rod or ferule,...come to them they are not asleep ; if you ask and inquire of them they do not withdraw themselves ; they do not chide if you make mistakes ; they do...
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