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" He will legislate, dictate, dogmatise, for who so infallible ? Cannot Goliah crack a walnut ? ' As for arguments, it is but ask and have : a peck at a bidding, and a good double handful over. I own I thought I knew something ; but no, I must to my horn-book.... "
Memoirs of the Late Thomas Holcroft - Page 120
by Thomas Holcroft - 1816 - 320 pages
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The Collected Works of William Hazlitt, Volume 2

William Hazlitt - 1902
...handful over. I own I thought I knew something ; but no, I must to my horn-book. Then, for a simile, it is sacrilege ; and must be kicked out of the high...bestow them on him.' — Vol. II. With respect to Mr. Hokroft's principles as they are delivered in Anna St. Ives, I shall here attempt to give a short sketch...
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The Collected Works of William Hazlitt: Memoirs of Thomas Holcroft. Liber ...

William Hazlitt - English essays - 1902
...handful over. I own I thought I knew something ; but no, I must to my horn-book. Then, for a simile, it is sacrilege; and must be kicked out of the high court...of words and time to bestow them on him.' — Vol. n. With respect to Mr. Holcroft's principles as they are delivered in Anna St. Ives, I shall here attempt...
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The Collected Works of William Hazlitt: Memoirs of Thomas Holcroft. Liber ...

William Hazlitt - Malthusianism - 1902
...handful over. I own I thought I knew something ; but no, I must to my horn-book. Then, for a simile, it is sacrilege; and must be kicked out of the high court...confess he has more than once dumb-founded me with h1s subtleties. But, pshaw ! it is a mortal waste of words and time to bestow them on him.' — Vol....
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The French Revolution and the English Novel

Allene Gregory Allen - Comparative literature - 1915 - 337 pages
...pellets. He will waste you wind enough to set up twenty millers, in proving an apple is not an egg shell ; and that homo is greek for a goose. Duns Scotus was a schoolboy to him. * Suspecting Anna's partiality for Henley, Clifton takes occasion to quarrel with him, challenges him...
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