Ascham



Roger, 1515–68, English scholar and writer: tutor of Queen Elizabeth I.
Historical Examples

Ascham often refers to his illustrious pupil in claiming merit for his system.
History of Education Levi Seeley

Lady Jane, however, had been left at home, and Ascham went in to see her.
Queen Elizabeth Jacob Abbott

Ascham had died in 1568; this work was published by his widow.
The English Novel in the Time of Shakespeare J. J. Jusserand

It had never occurred to him that Ascham would not believe his story.
The Early Short Fiction of Edith Wharton, Part 1 (of 10) Edith Wharton

Ascham is plain and strong in his style, but without grace or warmth; his sentences have no harmony of structure.
Introduction to the Literature of Europe in the Fifteenth, Sixteenth, and Seventeenth Centuries, Vol. 1 Henry Hallam

Possibly Ascham’s Schoolmaster inspired him with the idea of writing it.
John Lyly John Dover Wilson

Ascham did not see her again after this memorable interview.
Heroines That Every Child Should Know Various

Ascham has the form ‘huddermother’ and Skelton ‘hoder-moder.’
The New Hudson Shakespeare: Julius Caesar William Shakespeare

Ascham represents the advance guard in England against allegory.
Rhetoric and Poetry in the Renaissance Donald Lemen Clark

The study of Greek was the reigning pursuit in the days of Ascham.
Amenities of Literature Isaac Disraeli

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Roger. ?1515–68, English humanist writer and classical scholar: tutor to Queen Elizabeth I

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