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" If you pour a glut of water upon a bottle, it receives little of it; but with a funnel, and by degrees, you shall fill many of them, and spill little of your own; to their capacity they will all receive, and be full. "
Spirit of the English Magazines - Page 62
1824
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Sir Philip Sydney's Defense of poetry: And observations on poetry and ...

Sir Philip Sidney, Ben Jonson - 1787 - 144 pages
...firft receivesTherefore a mafter fhould temper his own powers, and defcend to the other's infirmity. If you pour a glut of water upon a bottle, it receives...little of it ; but with a funnel, and by degrees, you fhall fill many of them, and fpill little of your own ; to their capacity they will all receive and...
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Encyclopaedia Perthensis; or, Universal dictionary of Knowledge ..., Volume 10

Encyclopaedia Perthensis - 1816
...fctyuiing from it, thro' which liquors are poured into velVcls with narrow mouths; a tundifli. — If you pour a glut of water upon a bottle, it receives...little of it ; but with a funnel, and by degrees, you lliall ft!! m.rny of them. Btn Jobnjm. — The outward ear or auricul i is made hollow, and contracted...
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The Works of Ben Jonson...: With Notes Critical and Explanatory ..., Volume 9

Ben Jonson, William Gifford - 1816
...first receives ; therefore a master should temper his own powers, and descend to the other's infirmity. If you pour a glut of water upon a bottle, it receives little of it ; but with a funnell, and by degrees, you shall fill many of them, and spill little of your own ; to their capacity...
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The London Magazine, Volume 8

1823
...voice encourage such an impression : severity appears to suit his character, and his stronglanguage inted with the world of realities, from which iron...excluded me. I was unacquainted with men — for (ill many of them, and spill little of your own ; to their capacity they will receive and be full....
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science ..., Volume 10

Thomas Curtis - 1829
...take the work out of her hand», and commit it to the artificial help of strong wateri. Raleigh. It you pour a glut of water upon a bottle, it receives little of it. Ben Jonim'i Diaxnerie*. The Chinese eat horseflesh at this day, and some gluttom have used to have...
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The Unique: Or Biography of Many Distinguished Characters: with Fine Portraits

George Smeeton - 1830 - 254 pages
...language loses nothing of its force by his deep and passionate earnestness. In his delivery, he times the utterance to the ear better, we think, than any orator...to their capacity they will receive and be full.' He is well conversant with history, ancient and modern; and, to judge from the conduct of his argument,...
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The Unique, Or, Biography of Many Distinguished Characters: With Fine ...

George Smeeton - 1830 - 254 pages
...utterance to the ear better, we think, than any orator we have before heard: his words come out just aa fast as they can be agreeably collected and understood...to their capacity they will receive and be full.' He is well conversant with history, ancient and modern; and, to judge from the conduct of his argument,...
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The Unique, Or, Biography of Many Distinguished Characters: With Fine ...

George Smeeton - 1834 - 246 pages
...Jonson : — ' If you pour a glut of water upon a bottle, it receives little of it ; but with a tunnel, and by degrees, you shall fill many of them, and spill...to their capacity they will receive and be full.' He is well conversant with history, ancient and modern ; and, to judge from the conduct of his argument,...
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The Works of Ben Jonson: With Notes Critical and Explanatory, and ..., Volume 9

Ben Jonson - 1875
...first receives ; therefore a master should temper his own powers, and descend to the other's infirmity. If you pour a glut of water upon a bottle, it receives little of it ; but with a funnell, and by degrees, you shall fill many of them, and spill little of your own ; to their capacity...
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The English Essayists: A Comprehensive Selection from the Works of the Great ...

1881 - 536 pages
...first receives ; therefore a master should temper his own powers, and descend to the other's infirmity. [/` [/ H [/ all receive and be full. And as it is fit to read the best authors to youth first, so let them be of...
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