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The Bookmart Volume 1-2; A Monthly Magazine of Literary and Library Intelligence, Devoted to the Individual Interest of the Public in the Purchase, Exchange, or Sale of Books, Old, Fine, Rare, Scarce and Out-Of-The-Way, Both American and Foreign (Paperback) Loot Price: R554
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The Bookmart Volume 1-2; A Monthly Magazine of Literary and Library Intelligence, Devoted to the Individual Interest of the...

The Bookmart Volume 1-2; A Monthly Magazine of Literary and Library Intelligence, Devoted to the Individual Interest of the Public in the Purchase, Exchange, or Sale of Books, Old, Fine, Rare, Scarce and Out-Of-The-Way, Both American and Foreign (Paperback)

Richard Halkett

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1883 Excerpt: ...be assured that you have my sincere wishes for its rendering you as happy and composed as you can wish it. Your age and erudition entitle you to such a retreat. I fondly hope. Indeed, that you will choose this coimtry for it, and come and live amongst us, whose disposition you know, and whose friendship you have proved." There is hardly a more curious picture of the custom of the times, relating to the education of boys, than the Dean's own Statutes for the regulaion of St Paul's Scnool, which hf had founded. These shew, too, the popular books then read by he learned. "The children shall coma unto the School in the morn'.ng at seven of the clock, both winter and summer, and tarry there until eleven; and return against one of the clock, and depart at five, &c. In the school, no time in the year, they shall use tallow candle In no wise, but only wax 8 PRELIMINARY OBSERVATIONS. mus were downright Bibliomaniacs. There can be little doubt but that neither the great Leland (20) nor his Biographer Bale, (21) were able to escape the contagion; and that, in the ensuing period, Roger Ascham be t iey bring no meat nor drink, nor 1 o'.tle, nor use In the school no breakfasts, nor di hikings, in the time of learning, in no wise, &e. 1 will they vise no coeklighfings, nor riding about of victory, nor disjmti'igat Saint Bartholomew, which is but foolish babblingIuhi loss of time." The master is then restrict;d, un ler the penalty of 40 shillings, from granting the boys a holiday, or "remedy," play-day, J us it is here called "except the King, an Archbishop, or a Bishop, present in his own person in the school desire it." The studies for the lads were, "Erasmus's Copia A Institutum Christianl Ilomiuls (composedat the Ujau.s re...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: March 2012
First published: March 2012
Authors: Richard Halkett
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 11mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 202
ISBN-13: 978-1-130-15427-6
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-130-15427-0
Barcode: 9781130154276

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