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  • During my first few weeks of studying Latin with Stein the medievalist 30 years ago, I learned that the word "education" derives from the latin root "ducere" -- "to lead."

    Michele Somerville: Cathie Black's Best Credential

  • During my first few weeks of studying Latin with Stein the medievalist 30 years ago, I learned that the word "education" derives from the latin root "ducere" -- "to lead."

    Michele Somerville: Cathie Black's Best Credential

  • During my first few weeks of studying Latin with Stein the medievalist 30 years ago, I learned that the word "education" derives from the latin root "ducere" -- "to lead."

    Michele Somerville: Cathie Black's Best Credential

  • During my first few weeks of studying Latin with Stein the medievalist 30 years ago, I learned that the word "education" derives from the latin root "ducere" -- "to lead."

    Michele Somerville: Cathie Black's Best Credential

  • During my first few weeks of studying Latin with Stein the medievalist 30 years ago, I learned that the word "education" derives from the latin root "ducere" -- "to lead."

    Michele Somerville: Cathie Black's Best Credential

  • During my first few weeks of studying Latin with Stein the medievalist 30 years ago, I learned that the word "education" derives from the latin root "ducere" -- "to lead."

    Michele Somerville: Cathie Black's Best Credential

  • Bohemus saith, to kiss coming and going, et modo absit lascivia, in cauponem ducere, to talk merrily, sport, play, sing, and dance so that it be modestly done, go to the alehouse and tavern together.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Hom. 9. voluit urbem tyrannus evertere, et Deus non prohibuit; voluit captivos ducere, non impedivit; voluit ligare, concessit, &c. 3801.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • If she be soft and foolish, thou wert better have a block, she will shame thee and reveal thy secrets; if wise and learned, well qualified, there is as much danger on the other side, mulierem doctam ducere periculosissimum, saith Nevisanus, she will be too insolent and peevish, [5792] Malo

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • “Quumque Hierosolymam accessisset, et ibidem aliquandiu mansisset, pontificis filiam ducere in animum induxisse, et eam ob rem proselytum factum, atque circumcisum esse; postea quod virginem eam non accepisset, succensuisse, et adversus circumcisionem, ac sabbathum totamque legem scripsisse.”

    A Philosophical Dictionary

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