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" ... to hawk, to hunt, to play at tennis, and all pastimes generally which be joined with labour used in open place, and on the daylight, containing either some fit exercise for war, or some pleasant pastime for peace, be not only comely and decent, but... "
The Massachusetts Teacher: A Journal of School and Home Education - Page 73
1853
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Portraits and Speculations

Arthur Ransome - Literature, Modern - 1913 - 223 pages
...knowledge, like the last embattling of a Roman legion " : Ascham with his longer list of exercises, " not only comely and decent, but also very necessary for a courtly gentleman to use," and his more detailed scheme of learning : neither of these looked so far as he, neither of them hoped...
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A Book of Anniversaries

Anniversaries - 1918 - 170 pages
...generally, which be joined with labour, used in open place, and in the daylight, containing either some fine exercise for war or some pleasant pastime for peace, be not only comely and decent, but a'so very necessary for a courtly gentleman to use. The Scholemaster, by ASCHAM. The Persians taught...
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Journal of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Volume 14

Health - 1943
...generally, which be joined with labor, used in open space and on (sic) the daylight, containing either some fit exercise for war, or some pleasant pastime for peace, be not only comely and decent, but is very necessary for a courtly gentleman to use . . . Learning should be always mingled with honest...
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Elizabethan Popular Culture

Leonard R. N. Ashley - History - 1988 - 316 pages
...pastimes generally, which be joined with labor, used in open place, and on the daylight, containing either some fit exercise for war, or some pleasant pastime...also very necessary for a courtly gentleman to use. Present examples of this present time I list not to touch; yet there is one example for all the gentlemen...
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Sport and the Making of Britain

Derek Birley - Political Science - 1993 - 358 pages
...pastimes generally which be joined with labour, used in open place and on the daylight, containing either some fit exercise for war or some pleasant pastime...but also very necessary for a courtly gentleman to use.41 Yet Ascham himself was addicted not only to gaming but to cock-fighting. In 1574 one of Elizabeth's...
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Judgment and Sensibility: Religion and Stratification

E. Digby (Edward Digby) Baltzell - Social Science - 1994 - 313 pages
...tennis and all pastimes generally, which be joined with labour, used in open place, and in the daylight, containing some fit exercise for war, or some pleasant...but also very necessary for a courtly gentleman to use.24 But as the technical requirements of public service in the new nation state demanded less leisurely...
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The England of Elizabeth

Alfred Leslie Rowse - History - 2003 - 589 pages
...pastimes generally, which be joined with labour, used in open place and in the daylight, containing either some fit exercise for war, or some pleasant pastime...but also very necessary for a courtly gentleman to use."3 The idealistic Humphrey Gilbert, reflecting on these matters, produced a scheme for an Academy...
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Urbino: The Story of a Renaissance City

June Osborne - History - 2003 - 208 pages
...comely, to hawk, hunt and play tennis, but also to sing, and play of instruments cunningly', which is not only 'comely and decent, but also very necessary for a courtly gentleman to use'. He also says that in order to appreciate literature, the courtier must have some knowledge of literary...
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Child Welfare: Historical perspectives

Nick Frost - Child abuse - 2005 - 440 pages
...generally, which be joined with labour, used in open place, and in the daylight, containing either some fit exercise for war, or some pleasant pastime...also very necessary for a courtly gentleman to use 'M Ascham's own education was itself one of the notable exceptions to the general rule of neglect of...
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Elizabeth and Her Court

Kathryn Hinds - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2008 - 80 pages
...pastimes generally, which be joined with labour, used in open place and in the daylight, containing either some fit exercise for war, or some pleasant pastime...also very necessary for a courtly gentleman to use. Similarly, noble girls usually learned to dance, sing, and play at least one musical instrument. Sometimes...
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