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" I take it, the word is not properly used ; because pedantry is the too frequent or unseasonable obtruding our own knowledge in common discourse, and placing too great a value upon it; by which definition, men of the court or the army may be as guilty... "
Monolithic Jinas - Page viii
by Jose Pereira - 2001 - 204 pages
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D., Dean of St. Patrick's ..., Volume 5

Jonathan Swift, Thomas Sheridan, John Nichols - 1801
...were all overrun with pedantry. For, as I take it, the word is not properly used ; because pedantry is the too frequent or unseasonable obtruding our own...common discourse, and placing too great a value upon it ; by which definition, men of the court, or the army, may be as guilty of pedantry, as a philosopher...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift: Miscellaneous essays

Jonathan Swift, Sir Walter Scott - 1814
...were all overrun with pedantry. For, as I take it, the word is not properly used ; because pedantry is the too frequent or unseasonable obtruding our own...common discourse, and placing too great a value upon it ; by which definition, men of the court, or the army, may be as guilty of pedantry, as a philosopher...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift: Miscellaneous essays

Jonathan Swift, Walter Scott - 1814
...were all overrun with pedantry. For, as I take it, the word is not properly used ; because pedantry is the too frequent or unseasonable obtruding our own...common discourse, and placing too great a value upon it ; by which definition, men of the court, or the army, may be as guilty of pedantry, as a philosopher...
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After-Dinner Table-Talk

Chetmond Gnelyu, Esq. - 1850
...friends company in prison." PEDANTRY. As I take it, the word is not properly used : because pedantry is the too frequent or unseasonable obtruding our own...common discourse, and placing too great a value upon it ; by which definition, men of the court, or of the army, may be as guilty of pedantry as a philosopher...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift: Containing Interesting and Valuable ..., Volume 2

Jonathan Swift - 1850
...were all overrun with pedantry. For, as I take it, the woril U not properly used ; because pedantry is the too frequent or unseasonable obtruding our own...common discourse, and placing too great a value upon it ; by which definition, men of the court, or the army, may be as guilty of pedantry as a philosopher...
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Table-talk on books, men, and manners

Robert Conger Pell - Anecdotes - 1853 - 229 pages
...friends company in prison." PEDANTRY. As I take it, the word is not properly used : because pedantry is the too frequent or unseasonable obtruding our own...common discourse, and placing too great a value upon it ; by which definition, men of the court, or of. the army, may be as guilty of pedantry as a philosopher...
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The works of Dean Swift: comprising A tale of a tub, The battle of ..., Volume 2

Jonathan Swift - Humor - 1857 - 420 pages
...were all overrun with pedantry. For, as I take it, the word is not properly used ; because pedantry is the too frequent or unseasonable obtruding our own...common discourse, and placing too great a value upon it ; by which definition, men of the court, or the army, may be as guilty of pedantry as a philosopher...
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The works of Jonathan Swift, D.D.: with copious notes and ..., Volume 5

Jonathan Swift, Thomas Roscoe - 1859
...were all overrun with pedantry. For, as I take it, the word is not properly used ; because pedantry is the too frequent or unseasonable obtruding our own...common discourse, and placing too great a value upon it ; by which definition, men of the court, or the army, may be as guilty of pedantry as a philosopher...
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The Southern Review, Volume 9, Issues 18-20

1871
...writer, ' is not properly used ; because pedantry is the too frequent or unreasonable obtruding of our own knowledge in common discourse, and placing too great a value upon it.' ' By this definition,' he continues, ' men of the court or the army may be as guilty of pedantry...
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The American Journal of Education, Volume 23

Henry Barnard - Education - 1872
...pedantry. For, as I take it, the word is not properly used ; because pedantry is the too frequcn t or unseasonable obtruding our own knowledge in common discourse, and placing too great a value upon it; by which definition, men of the court, or the army, in:\y be as guilty of pedantry as a philosopher...
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