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  • It was popular in the middle ages, hexameter abridgments being current under the names of Theodericus and Petrus Diaconus.
  • From the middle of the 16th century the elements of Latin were generally learned from unattractive abridgments of the grammar of the Flemish scholar, van Pauteren or Despautere (d.
  • The unhappy lot of those who were compelled to learn their Latin from the current abridgments was lamented by a Port-Royalist in a striking passage describing the gloomy forest of le pays de Despautere (Guyot, quoted in Sainte-Beuve's Port-Royal, iii.
  • Other abridgments, not by Bower, were made about the same time, one about 1450 (perhaps by Patrick Russell, a Carthusian of Perth) preserved in the Advocates' library (MS. 35.6.
  • Yet Homilies and Recognitions are abridgments made on different principles and convey rather different impressions to their readers.
 

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