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 (kŏl′ət), John 1467?-1519.
English scholar and theologian who founded Saint Paul's School in London (1509) to promote classical as well as scriptural learning.


(Biography) John. ?1467–1519, English humanist and theologian; founder of St Paul's School, London (1509)


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John, 1467?–1519, English educator and cleric.
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They were William Grocyn, "the most upright and best of all Britons,"* Thomas Linacre, and John Colet.
Mynors (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1988), 238/467-480, Erasmus writes of another dispute he had with John Colet.
17) Flaubert would have liked to stop up all these drips in Colet.
English humanism felt the impress of Dionysian thought through the commentaries on his work by John Colet.
En revenant a la biographie de Rage and Fire: A Life of Louise Colet (1994) de Francine du Plessix Gray, Beizer se livre a une mise en abyme de plusieurs recits feminins qui executent la meme demarche: Colet a la recherche de Kuchuk Hanem et Gray a la recherche de Colet.