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" ... to recommend it. I am afraid that great numbers of those who admire the incomparable Hudibras, do it more on account of these doggerel rhymes than of the parts that really deserve admiration. I am sure I have heard the ' Pulpit, drum ecclesiastic,... "
Diary and Correspondence of John Evelyn, F.R.S.: To which is Subjoined the ... - Página 260
de John Evelyn - 1862
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The Observatory, Volumen 13

1890
...because he had read Aristotle all through and found no mention of them. It reminds one of Butler's famous couplet : — " There was an ancient sage philosopher Who had read Alexander Ross over." But I need hardly remark that it is a mere fable, evidently invented, as Montucla expresses it, by...
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English Composition

John Nichol - 1893 - 124 páginas
...causes of laughter ; eg — " Just so romances are, for what else Is in them all but love and battles" " There was an ancient sage •philosopher Who had read Alexander Ross over." Similarly, Swift, in a manner not to be imitated — II. Middle Rhyme. Consonances not unfrequently...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volumen 157

1895
...to the Northern 1 The Sutherland Book. By Sir William Fraser, KCB, &c. Privately Printed, 1894. 2 " There was an ancient sage philosopher Who had read Alexander Ross over." Highlands. But a very cursory comparison of the ' Sutherland Book' with Sir Robert Gordon's History,...
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Sir Thomas Urquhart of Cromartie, Knight

John Willcock - 1899 - 251 páginas
...only known to most of us from the mention made of him in Ifudibras, in the well-known passage — " There was an ancient sage philosopher Who had read Alexander Ross over." It is to be feared that Alexander Eoss had not performed the same feat with regard to Sir Thomas Urquhart's...
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The diary of John Evelyn, Volumen 2

John Evelyn - 1906
...Butler's couplet (Httdibras, Part I. Canto ii. 11. 1-2): There was an ancient sage Philosopher, That had read Alexander Ross over. He was a Scotchman,...ludicrous lines have bestowed upon him. He died in 1654. 2 [See ante, p. 4.] 8 See post, under 17th May, 1653.] 4 " Where specimens of his writing in the entry...
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The Diary of John Evelyn, Volumen 2

John Evelyn - 1906 - 540 páginas
...(Hudibras, Part I. Canto ii. ll. 1-2): There was an ancient sage Pkitoiopher, That bad read Alexander Ron over. He was a Scotchman, born in 1591 ; and after...ludicrous lines have bestowed upon him. He died in 1654. 2 [See ante, p. 4.] 1 See post, under 17th May, 1653.] 4 " Where specimens of his writing in the entry...
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The Scottish Antiquary, Or, Northern Notes & Queries, Volúmenes 5-7

1891
...chevron checky azure and argent between 3 water bougets sable. The couplet in Hudibras about him is — ' There was an ancient sage philosopher Who had read Alexander Ross over.' Will of Alex. Ross, Clerk, dated 21st February 1653, made in 64th year of age — Gives epitaph to...
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