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" I did not see the propriety of making him commit to memory theological sentences, or any sentences, which it was not possible for him to understand. And I was desirous to make a trial how far his own reason could go in tracing out with a little direction,... "
Essays on Professional Education - Page 78
by Richard Lovell Edgeworth - 1809 - 496 pages
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The European Magazine, and London Review, Volume 36

1799
...it was not pollibje for him to undcritand. And I was deiirous to make a trial how far his own reafon could go in tracing out, with a little direction, the great and firlt principle of all religion, the being of Gcd. The following faci is motioned, not as •a proof...
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The Monthly Review

1800
...propriety of making him commit to memory theological sentences, or any sentences, which it was not possible for him to understand. And I was desirous to make...is mentioned, not as a proof of superior sagacity in'him (for I have no doubt that most children would in like circumstances think as he did), but merely...
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature

English literature - 1800
...trial how far his own reafon could go in tracing out, with a little dineftion, the great and firft principle of all religion, the being of God. The following fact is mentioned, not as a proof of fupc-rior ftgacity in him (for I have no doubt that mort children would in like circumfbnces think...
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal

Books - 1800
...propriety of making him commit to memory theological sentences, or any sentences, which it was not possible for him to understand. And I was desirous to make a trial how far hit own reason could •go in tracing out, with a little direction, the great and first principle of...
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The Critical Review: Or, Annals of Literature, Volume 28

Tobias Smollett - Books - 1800
...it was not poffible for him to underfiand. And I was defirous to make a trial how far his own reafon could go in tracing out, with a little direction, the great and firft principle of all religion, the being of God. The following faft is mentioned, not as a proof...
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Public characters [Formerly British public characters] of 1798-9 ..., Volume 4

1801
...propriety of making him commit to memory theological sentences, or any sentence which it was not possible for him to understand : and I was desirous to make...and first principle of all religion, the being of a GOD." When he attained his fifth or sixth year, and had as yet received no particular information...
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Miscellanea Perthensis

Miscellanea Perthensis - 1801 - 1801 pages
...it was not poffible for him to underftand. And I was delirous to make a trial how far his own reafon could go in tracing out, with a little direction, the great and firft principle of all religion, the being of God. The following fact is mentioned, not as a proof...
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The Parents' Friend; Or Extracts from the Principal Works on Education, from ...

Education - 1803
...possible for him to " understand. And-I was desirous to make a .trial .how " far his own reason would go in tracing out, with a " little direction, the...have no doubt that most children would, in ." like circumstances, think as he did) but merely as a " moral and religious experiment. He had reached "...
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The minstrel: in two books: with some other poems. To which are now added ...

James Hay Beattie - 1803
...propriety of making himcommit to memory theological sentences, or any sentences, which it was not possible for him to understand. And I was desirous to make...and first principle of all religion, the being of Goo. The following fact is mentioned not as a proof of superior sagacity in him (for I have no doubt...
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Public Characters, Volume 4

Biography - 1804
...propriety of making him commit to memory theological sentences, or any sentence which it was not possible for him to understand ; and I was desirous to make...and first principle of all religion, the being of a GOD." When he attained his fifth or sixth year, and had as yet received no particular information...
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