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" This is a cat, and that is a dog, with four legs and a tail ; see there ! you are much better than a cat or a dog, for you can speak. "
The Lady's Magazine, Or, Entertaining Companion for the Fair Sex ... - Página 355
1791
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The Life of Samuel Johnson ...: To which is Added The Journal of a Tour to ...

James Boswell - 1900 - 726 páginas
...repaid. Too much is expected from precocity, and too little performed. Miss'[ ]187 was an instance at of temper ; till, by degrees, 1 diverted his Presbyterian parson, who keeps an infant boarding-school, so that all her employment now is, ' To suckle...
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Chats on Writers and Books, Volumen1

John N. Crawford - 1903
...remarked : Too much is expected from precocity, and too little performed. Miss Aikin was an instance of early cultivation, but in what did it terminate ? In marrying a little Presbyterian parson, who keeps an infant boarding-school, so that all her employment now is " to suckle...
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The Ridpath Library of Universal Literature: A Biographical and ..., Volumen2

John Clark Ridpath - 1903
...much," he said, " is expected from precocity, and too little performed. Miss Aikin was an instance of early cultivation ; but in what did it terminate ? In marrying a little Presbyterian clergyman, who keeps an infant boardingschool ; so that all her employment now is ' to...
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Life of Johnson, Volúmenes1-2

James Boswell - 1904
...never be repaid. Too much is expected from precocity, and too little performed. Miss was an instance Presbyterian parson, who keeps an infant boarding-school, so that all her employment now is, " To suckle...
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1825-1854

Charles Wells Moulton - 1910
...PERSONAL Too much is expected from precocity, and too little performed. Miss Aikin was an instance of early cultivation, but in what did it terminate ? In marrying a little Presbyterian parson, who keeps an infant boarding-school, so that all her employment now is "To suckle...
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Boswell's Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1916 - 344 páginas
...never be repaid. Too much is expected from precocity, and too little performed. Miss was an instance of early cultivation, but in what did it terminate? In marrying a little Presbyterian parson, who keeps an infant boarding-school, so that all her employment now is, ' To suckle...
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Opening the Nursery Door: Reading, Writing, and Childhood, 1600-1900

Mary Hilton, Morag Styles, Victor Watson - 1997 - 242 páginas
...nonsense of Samuel Johnson's snobbish scorn. Johnson observed magisterially: Miss Aikin was an instance of early cultivation, but in what did it terminate? In marrying a little Presbyterian parson, who keeps an infant boarding-school, so that all her employment now is, 'To suckle...
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Romanticism and Women Poets: Opening the Doors of Reception

Harriet Kramer Linkin, Stephen C. Behrendt - 1999 - 294 páginas
...children's books, has been to quote Samuel Johnson's ridicule of them: Miss [Aikin] was an instance of early cultivation, but in what did it terminate? In marrying a little Presbyterian parson, who keeps an infant boarding-school, so that all her employment now is, "To suckle...
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British Women Poets of the Romantic Era: An Anthology

Paula R. Feldman - 2001 - 920 páginas
...talents writing books for children. Johnson reputedly told James Boswell: "Miss [Aikin] was an instance of early cultivation, but in what did it terminate? In marrying a little Presbyterian parson, who keeps an infant boarding-school, so that all her employment now is 'To suckle...
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Proceedings, American Philosophical Society (vol. 121, No. 4, 1977)

...that "endeavoring to make children prematurely wise is useless labour"; "Miss [Aikin] was an instance of early cultivation, but in what did it terminate? In marrying a Presbyterian parson, who keeps an infant boarding school, so that all her employment now is, 'To suckle...
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