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The Speaker: Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English ... - Page 294
by William Enfield - 1785 - 405 pages
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The Algerine Captive

Royall Tyler - Fiction - 1970 - 224 pages
...father consented to my mother's request that I should renew my career of learning. Delightful taskl to rear the tender thought, To teach the young idea how to shoot, To pour the fresh instruction o'er the mind, To breathe th' enliv'ning spirit, and to fix The...
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Report of the Minister of Education

Education - 1868
...beginners. These will require, on the part of the teacher, peculiar tact and exertion in order— " to rear the tender thought, To teach the young idea how to ihoot ; " produce a lasting incitement to action. But this can only be produced and kept al proper...
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The Yale Literary Magazine, Volume 54, Issue 4

1889
..." The sweetest garland to the sweetest maid." The Masters, . . . . GA Hurd, '90 " Delightful task ! to rear the tender thought, to teach the young idea how to shoot." The Championship, . . . . WH Corbin, '89 "Thus far our fortune keeps an onward course, and...
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Prodigals and Pilgrims: The American Revolution Against Patriarchal ...

Jay Fliegelman - Literary Criticism - 1985 - 340 pages
...enterprise: infant reason grows apace, and calls For the kind hand of an assiduous care Delightful task! to rear the tender thought, To teach the young idea how to shoot To pour the fresh instruction o'er the mind. It is far from surprising that both Paine and Franklin...
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St. Ursula's Convent, Or, The Nun of Canada: Containing Scenes from Real Life

Julia Catherine Beckwith Hart - Fiction - 1991 - 237 pages
...cheerfulness again appeared willing to revisit our dwelling. We experienced it a "Delightful task! to rear the tender thought, To teach the young idea how to shoot, To pour the fresh instruction o'er the mind, To breathe the enlivening spirit, and to fix The...
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Biennial Report, Volumes 8-11

1889
...age should the child be laught to write? 10. Write as a specimen the following : "Delightful task! to rear the tender thought, To teach the young idea how to shoot, To pour the fresh instruction o'er the mind, To bieathe the euduring spirit, and to fix The...
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Promising

William Vitek - Philosophy - 2010 - 288 pages
...permission of Oxford University Press. To my teachers, beginning with my parents. Delightful task! to rear the tender thought, To teach the young idea how to shoot. JAMES THOMSON "The Seasons: Spring" Contents Acknowledgments ix Chapter One: The Paradox of...
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Elsie's Motherhood, Book 4

Martha Finley - Juvenile Fiction - 1993 - 360 pages
...Take this child and nurse it for me, and I will give thee thy wages/ " CHAPTEE III. Delightful task I to rear the tender thought^ To teach the young idea how to shoot, To pour the fresh instruction o'er the mind, To breathe the enlivening spirit and to fix The...
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Agnes Grey

Anne Brontė - Fiction - 1994 - 145 pages
...similar to lines from James Thomson's (1700-1748) 'Spring' in The Seasons (1726-30): 'Delightful Task! to rear the tender Thought, / To teach the young Idea how to shoot'. Mrs Bronte's copy of The Seasons (London: W. Suttaby & C. Corrall, 1803) is now in the Bronte...
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The Power of Sympathy

William Hill Brown - Fiction - 1996 - 288 pages
...infant Reason, grows apace, and calls / For the kind Hand of an assiduous Care: / Delightful task! to rear the tender Thought, / To teach the young Idea how to shoot" ("Spring," 1728 version, lines 1062-65). LETTER XLIV Page 184 "The world's dread laugh, which...
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