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" Though, as Ben Jonson says of him, that he had but little Latin and less Greek, he understood Latin pretty well, for he had been in his younger years a schoolmaster in the country."! "
The Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany - Page 75
1818
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The Dramatick Writings of Will. Shakspere: With the Notes of All ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1788
...been told, that he left near three hundred pounds to a sister. He understood Latin pretty well, FOR he had been in his younger years a School-Master in the country," I will be short in my animadversions ; and take them in their order. The account of the trade of the...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: In Twenty-one Volumes, with the ..., Volume 3

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - 1813
...I thinke I have been told that he left near 3001. to a sister. He understood Latin pretty well, for he had been in his younger years a schoolmaster in the country." Many traditional anecdotes, though not perfectly accurate, contain an adumbration of the truth. It...
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The dramatic works of William Shakspeare. Whittingham's ed

William Shakespeare - 1814
...sayes of him, that he had but little Laline and lesse Greek, he understood Latine pretty well, for he had been in his younger years a schoolmaster in the country." See Letters from the Bodleian Library, &c. Vol. iii. p. 307. The above account, though apparently sanctioned...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1814
...sayes of him, that he had but little Latine and Icsse Greek, he understood Latine pretty well, for he had been in his younger years a schoolmaster in the country." See Letters from the Bodleian Library, &c. Vol. iii. p. 307. The above account, though apparently sanctioned...
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Remarks on the life and writings of William Shakspeare

John Britton - 1814
...sayes of him, that he had but little Latine and lesse Greek, he understood Latine pretty well, for he had been in his younger years a schoolmaster in the country." See Letters from the Bodleian Library, &c. VoUii. p. 307. The above account, thoug* in bis remarks...
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Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1872 - 196 pages
...1700, states, on the authority of one Beeston, that " Shakespeare understood Latin pretty well, for he had been in his younger years a schoolmaster in the country." The statement may fairly challenge some respect, inasmuch as persons of the name of Beeston were connected...
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The Edinburgh magazine, and literary miscellany, a new series of The Scots ...

1818
...knowledge of the technicalities of the law, that nothing less will satisfy Mr Malone, than he must abo make an attorney of our poet ; and in order to get rid...of the profession which he followed, there is none un-, der the sun which might not be ascribed to him. Why not say lie was a great general, or a pious...
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The British review and London critical journal

1818
...of the neighbours of the port," it is asserted that Shakspeare " understood Latin pretty well, for he had been in his younger years a school-master in the country." But because Shakspeare uses technical terms of law, as he uses all others, with an adroit familiarity...
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The life of Shakespeare: enquiries into the originality of his ..., Volume 1

Augustine Skottowe - Dramatists, English - 1824
...adumbration of the truth. Aubrey's evidence is positive, — " he understood Latin pretty well, for he had been in his younger years a school-master in the country;" and is entitled to as much credit as any other tradition he has preserved, neither involving in itself...
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The Dramatic Works of Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - 1826 - 830 pages
...adumbration of the truth. Aubrey's evidence is positive, — "he understood Latin pretty well, for he had been in his younger years a school-master in the country;" and is entitled to as much credit as any other tradition he has preserved , neither involving in itself...
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