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" It was said of Socrates, that he brought Philosophy down from Heaven to inhabit among Men ; and I shall be ambitious to have it said of me, that I have brought Philosophy out of Closets and Libraries, Schools and Colleges, to dwell in Clubs and Assemblies,... "
The book of days, a miscellany of popular antiquities - Page 298
by Robert Chambers - 1862
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A Rhetorical Grammar: In which the Common Improprieties in Reading and ...

John Walker - Rhetoric - 1801 - 392 pages
...from heaven to inhabit among men ; and I shall be ambitious to have it said of me, that I have brought philosophy out of closets 'and libraries, schools and colleges, to dwell in cli;bs and as* stimblies, at tea-tables and in coffee-houses. Spectator, N 10, When this sentence...
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The British Essayists: The Tatler

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1803
...which were overlooked by graver writers, and more bulky theorists : or, in the language of Addison, " to bring philosophy out of closets and libraries,...dwell in clubs and assemblies, at tea-tables, and in coffee-houses." Of the origin of this species of writing Dr. JOHNSON has given a sketch which it...
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The Spectator ...

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - 1803
...heaven, to inhabit among men ; and I shall be ambitious to have it said of me, that I have brought philosophy out of closets and libraries, schools and...to dwell in clubs and assemblies, at tea-tables and in coflee-houses. I would, therefore, in a very particular manner, recommend these my speculations...
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Select British Classics, Volume 11

English literature - 1803
...from heaven, to inhabit among men; and I shall be ambitious to have it said of me, that I have brought philosophy out of closets and libraries, schools and...dwell in clubs and assemblies, at. tea-tables and in coffee-houses. I would, therefore, in a very particular manner, recommend these my speculations...
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature

Tobias George Smollett - English literature - 1803
...graver writers, and more bulky theorists : br, in the language of Addison, " to bring philosophy o\it of closets and libraries, schools and colleges, to dwell in clubs and assemblies, at tea-tables, and in coffee-houses." Vol. ir xi. Though Johnson attributed the praise of original design to Casa in his...
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Essays Biographical, Critical, and Historical: Illustrative of the Tatler ...

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1805
...from heaven, to inhabit among men; I shall be ambitious to have it said of me, that I have brought philosophy out of closets and libraries, schools and...to dwell in clubs and assemblies, at tea-tables and in coffee-houses *." * Spectator, N 10. Of the success which attended the efforts of •Steele and...
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Essays Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of the ..., Volume 3

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1805 - 472 pages
...be ambitious to have it said of me, that I have brought philosophy out of closets and libra, ries, schools and colleges, to dwell in clubs and assemblies, at tea-tables and in coffee-houses *." * Spectator, N 1Q, Of the success which attended the efforts of Steele and Addison,...
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The Spectator

Joseph Addison, Richard Hurd - 1811
...Heaven, to inhabit among men ; and I shall be ambitious to have it said of me, that I have brought Philosophy out of closets and libraries, schools and...to dwell in clubs and assemblies, at tea-tables and in coffee-houses. I would therefore in a very particular manner recommend these my speculations to...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Volume 3

Joseph Addison - 1811
...Heaven, to inhabit among men ; and I shall be ambitious to have it said of me, that I have brought Philosophy out of closets and libraries, schools and...to dwell in clubs and assemblies, at tea-tables and in coffee-houses. I would therefore in a very particular manner recommend these my speculations to...
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The Spectator [by J. Addison and others]: with sketches of the lives of the ...

Spectator The - 1816
...her-ven, to inhabit among men; and I shall be ambitious to have it said of me, that I have brought philosophy out of closets and libraries, schools and...to dwell in clubs and assemblies, at tea-tables and in coffee-houses. I would therefore in a very particular manner recommend these my speculations to...
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