Greek Grammar

Reading experience

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Greek Grammar

Reading experience
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Evidence

"[from the Johnsoniana imparted by Bennet Langton to Boswell in 1780] "A gentleman, by no means deficient in literature, having discovered less acquaintance with one of the Classicks than Johnson expected, when the gentleman left the room, he observed, ""You see, now, how little any body reads."" Mr. Langton happening to mention his having read a good deal in Clenardus"s Greek Grammar, ""Why, Sir, (said he,) who is there in this town who knows any thing of Clenardus but you and I?"" And upon Mr. Langton"s mentioning that he had taken the pains to learn by heart the Epistle of St. Basil, which is given in that Grammar as a praxis, ""Sir, (said he,) I never made such an effort to attain Greek."""

Source

Life of Johnson

Text being read

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TST4
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Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Langton, Bennet
Born in 2016

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England
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Notes
Originally published 1791

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Accessed on 2019/09/20 06:21:17

Related place
England
Related people
Langton, Bennet
Related text or manuscript
Life of Johnson
Related place
England
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Greek Grammar

Reading experience
Identifer:
ukred-22150

Evidence

"[from the Johnsoniana imparted by Bennet Langton to Boswell in 1780] "A gentleman, by no means deficient in literature, having discovered less acquaintance with one of the Classicks than Johnson expected, when the gentleman left the room, he observed, ""You see, now, how little any body reads."" Mr. Langton happening to mention his having read a good deal in Clenardus"s Greek Grammar, ""Why, Sir, (said he,) who is there in this town who knows any thing of Clenardus but you and I?"" And upon Mr. Langton"s mentioning that he had taken the pains to learn by heart the Epistle of St. Basil, which is given in that Grammar as a praxis, ""Sir, (said he,) I never made such an effort to attain Greek."""

Source

Life of Johnson

Text being read

EuRED : text status
TST4
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TFO02
EuRED : text provenance
TPR215

Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Langton, Bennet
Born in 2016

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Date of Reading Experience
Time of Reading Experience
EuRED : experience type
EXT13
EuRED : experience frequency
EXF1
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England
EuRED : emotions
EuRED : intensity
EuRED : environment
EuRED : lighting
EuRED : testimony
EuRED : reliability
Notes
Originally published 1791

How to cite this record

You can copy this item for personal use, share it, and post it on a blog or website. It cannot be used commercially without permission. Please ensure the following credit accompanies it:

Life of Johnson
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/79990
Accessed on 2019/09/20 06:21:17

Related place
England
Related people
Langton, Bennet
Related text or manuscript
Life of Johnson
Related place
England
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