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" Can there be any thing more ridiculous, than that a father should waste his own money, and his son's time, in setting him to learn the Roman language, when, at the same time, he designs him for a trade, wherein he, having no use of Latin, fails not to... "
The Literary Magazine, and American Register - Page 257
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The idea of a university defined and illustrated

John Henry Newman (card.) - 1873
...language, when at the same time he designs him for a trade, wherein he, having no use of Latin, fails not to forget that little which he brought from school, and which 'tis ten to one he abhors for the ill-usage it procured him ? Could it be believed, unless we have...
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English Pedagogy: Education, the School, and the Teacher in English Literature

Henry Barnard - Teaching - 1876 - 482 pages
...language, when, at the same time, he designs him for a trade, wherein he having no use of Latin, fails not to forget that little which he brought from school,...to one he abhors for the ill usage it procured him ? Could it be believed, unless we had every where amongst us examples of it, that a child should be...
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English Pedagogy: Education, the School, and the Teacher, in English Literature

Henry Barnard - Education - 1876 - 608 pages
...language, when, at the same tune, he designs him for a trade, wherein he having no use of Latin, fails not to forget that little which he brought from school, and which it is ten to ono he abhors for the ill usage it procured him T Could it be believed, unless we had every where amongst...
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The Life of John Locke, Volume 1

Henry Richard Fox Bourne - Philosophers - 1876 - 506 pages
...language, when at the same time he designs him for a trade wherein he, having no use of Latin, fails not to forget that little which he brought from school, and which, 'tis ten to one, he abhors for the ill-usage it procured him ? " And he objected yet more to the way...
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Some Thoughts Concerning Education

John Locke - Education - 1880 - 364 pages
...language, when at the same time he designs him for a trade, wherein he, having no use for Latin, fails not to forget that little which he brought from school, and which it is ten to one he abhors for the ill-usage it procured him ? Could it be believed, unless we had everywhere amongst us examples / of...
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The English Essayists: A Comprehensive Selection from the Works of the Great ...

English essays - 1881 - 536 pages
...language, when at the same time he designs him for a trade, wherein he having no use for Latin, fails gathering-up of my mind to a concentration of all...diffused over the past twelvemonth ; all I have do ? The great skill of a teacher is to get and keep the attention of his scholar; whilst he has that,...
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A History of Education

Franklin Verzelius Newton Painter - Education - 1886 - 343 pages
...language, when, at the same time, he designs him for a trade, wherein he, having no use of Latin, fails not to forget that little which he brought from school, and which it is ten to one he abhors for the ill-usage it procured him ? Could it be believed, unless we had everywhere among us examples of it,...
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The English Essayists: A Comprehensive Selection from the Works of the Great ...

Authors, English - 1887 - 536 pages
...language, when at the same time he designs him for a trade, wherein he having no use for Latin, fails fit of devotion in him, he threw off his clothes with...himself, according to the custom of the Mohammedans, ? The great skill of a teacher is to get and keep the attention of his scholar ; whilst he has that,...
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The Idea of a University Defined and Illustrated: I. in Nine Discourses ...

John Henry Newman - Education, Higher - 1899 - 527 pages
...language, when at the same time he designs him for a trade, wherein he, having no use of Latin, fails not to forget that little which he brought from school, and which 'tis ten to one he abhors for the ill-usage it procured him ? Could it be believed, unless we have...
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Modern English Prose

George Rice Carpenter, William Tenney Brewster - 1904 - 481 pages
...language, when at the same time he designs him for a trade, wherein he, having no use of Latin, fails not to forget that little which he brought from school, and which 'tis ten to one he abhors for the ill-usage it procured him? Could it be believed, unless we have every...
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