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" When first informed of the existence of the "law of interest," the world must have felt much as did Moliere's M. Jourdain, who was surprised to learn from his professors of languages that he "had been talking prose all his life without knowing it. "
Science - Página 301
1888
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Hansard's Parliamentary Debates, Volumen21

Great Britain. Parliament - 1829
...theories, and in all probability unconsciously, like the bourgeois gentilhomme of Moliere, who found that he had been talking prose all his life without knowing it, they had given vent to theories without being aware that they were doing so. The right hon, gentleman...
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The Churchman's Monthly Review

1841
...all."— (pp. 4, 5.) Since the case of the worthy gentleman, who, at fifty years of age, discovered that he had been talking prose all his life without knowing it, — we have met with nothing so naive, nothing so gravely ludicrous, as this. " We can no longer blind...
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The Christian Investigator and Evangelical Reformer, Volumen1

1842
...perfection. I have read of a man who was astonished, when he heard the word prose explained, to find, that he had been talking prose all his life, without knowing it : and your case would be a good deal like the case of that poor man, if you were to be put suddenly in possession...
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The British Quarterly Review, Volumen80

Henry Allon - 1884
...finding that sounds he could frame with his mouth bore names so fine as 'vowels' and 'consonants,' and that he had been talking prose all his life without knowing it ; and it is very far-reaching. The common people like to dress the commonest thoughts in the finery of phrase...
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American Journal of Education, Volumen8

1860
...taking walks, they are as delighted as was M. Jourdain iu the "Bourgeois Gentilhomme" when he found out that he had been talking prose all his life without knowing it. tion. In most of the older manuals I failed to find a proper arrangement, either in general or in the...
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The American Journal of Education, Volumen8

Henry Barnard - 1860
...taking walks, they are as delighted as was M. Jourdain in the "Bourgeois Gentilhomme" when he found out that he had been talking prose all his life without knowing it. After having made a beginning in this way, I was at a loss to know what geographical text-book to use...
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The American Journal of Education, Volumen8

Henry Barnard - 1860
...taking walks, they are as delighted as was M. Jourdain in the "Bourgeois Gentilhomme" when he found out that he had been talking prose all his life without knowing it. ¡ion. In most of the older manuals I failed to find a proper arrangement, either in general or in...
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The Christian Remembrancer, Volumen51

1866
...higli it can soar, every day shows us how it is spoken in common conversation. Like Moliere's hero, who was astonished to learn that he had been talking prose all his life without knowing it, so at every dinner party much blank verse is pronounced without the slightest intention of talking...
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The Christian remembrancer; or, The Churchman's Biblical ..., Volumen51

1866
...shows us how it is spoken in common conversation. Like Moliere's hero, who was astonished to lc:im that he had been talking prose all his life without knowing it, so at every dinner party much blank verse is pronounced without the slightest intention of talking...
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The North American Review, Volumen102

1866
...own hearts to discover that we ourselves — like the bourgeois gentiUiomme who was surprised to find that he had been talking prose all his life without knowing it — are also, in our degree, vicarious lovers, and entitled to the dignity of that repute. Only, in...
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