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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... "
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English Philosophers of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries: Locke ...

John Locke, George Berkeley, David Hume - Philosophers - 1910 - 445 pages
...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 had every where amongst us examples of it, that a child should be forced...
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The Educational Writings of John Locke

John Locke - Education - 1912 - 272 pages
...without art, book, grammar, rule or scourge," he had learned a Latinity as pure as his schoolmaster's. not to forget that little which he brought from school,...to one he abhors for the ill usage it procured him ? 1 Could it be believed, unless we had everywhere amongst us examples of it, that a child should be...
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Essays for College Men: Education, Science, and Art

Education, Higher - 1913 - 390 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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Outlines and Summaries: A Handbook for the Analysis of Expository Essays

Norman Foerster - English language - 1915 - 103 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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The Limitations of the Educational Theory of John Locke, Especially for the ...

sister Mary Louise Cuff - 1920 - 148 pages
...his son's time, in setting him to learn the Roman language, 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 had everywhere...
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Catholic Educational Review, Volume 20

Edward Aloysius Pace, Thomas Edward Shields - Education - 1922
...his son's time, in setting him to learn the Roman language, 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 wo had everywhere...
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The Legacy of Rome: A New Appraisal

Richard Jenkyns, Reader in Classical Languages and Literature Fellow Richard Jenkyns - Drama - 1992 - 479 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?' ('Some Thoughts concerning Education')....
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The Enlightenment: An Interpretation. The science of freedom

Peter Gay - History - 1996 - 705 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,...ten to one he abhors for the ill usage it procured him?"6 Locke was not a philistine; he recognized the intrinsic value of cultivation, but he had no...
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Habits of Mind: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Education

Antonio T. De Nicolás - Education - 2000 - 584 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 had every...
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The Concept of A University

Kenneth Robert Minogue - Education, Higher - 1973 - 231 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?' This attitude challenges not merely the...
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