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Notes and Queries, Number 43, August 24, 1850

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1850
Language: English
Wordcount: 14,827 / 53 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 71.4
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 482
Added to site: 2004.11.14
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Genre: Periodical
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s, in two ways. It may have really risen above them; or it may have fallen below them, and become too bad for their continuance."

Though not given as a quotation, this passage is no doubt borrowed from Baader, as quoted by Archdeacon Hare in a note to his _Sermons on the Mission of the Comforter_,--

"Nations, like individuals, may get free and rid of certain prejudices, beliefs, customs, abuses, &c., in two ways. They may really have risen above them, or they may have fallen below them and become too bad for them."

In a volume of tracts (Class mark Gg. 5. 27.) in St. John's College Library, Cambridge, is a copy of Nicolas Carr's edition of the Olynthiacs and Philippics of Demosthenes, (4to. London, Henry Denham 1571.). As Carr died before the work was published, his friends wrote a number of commemorative pieces in Greek and Latin, prose and verse, which are annexed to the volume. Amongst the rest, Barth. Dodyngton wrote a copy of Greek elegiacs, and a Latin prose epistle.

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