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The Life of John Locke - Page 22
by Henry Richard Fox Bourne - 1876 - 506 pages
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The Parents' Friend; Or Extracts from the Principal Works on ..., Volume 2

Education - 1803
...upon as absolutely necessary to a gentleman, but nothing can be more ridiculous than for a father to waste his own money and his son's time in setting...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 'tis ten to one he...
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The Literary Magazine, and American Register, Volume 3

Charles Brockden Brown - 1805
...gone from schools, are never to have more to do with it, as long as they live. Can there be any thing more ridiculous than that a father should waste his...trade, wherein he, having no use of Latin, fails not not to forget that little which he brought from school, and which it is ten to one he abhors for the...
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The works of John Locke. To which is added the life of the author and a ...

John Locke - 1812
...gone from school, are never to have more to do with it, as long as they live. Can there be any thing more ridiculous, than that a father should waste his...when, at the same time, he designs him for a trade, wherejn he having no use of Latin, fails not to forget that little which he brought from school, and...
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The Works of John Locke, Volume 9

John Locke - Philosophy - 1823
...gone from school, are never to have more to do with it, as long as they live. Can there be any thing more ridiculous, than that a father should waste his...designs him for a trade, wherein he, having no use of I /ii m, fails not to forget that little which he brought from school, and which it is ten to one he...
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Miscellaneous Essays

Mathew Carey - African Americans - 1830 - 472 pages
...master of the English language, to study almost all the languages, ancient and modern; for ours has been own money, and his son's time, in setting him to learn...the same time, he designs him for a trade, wherein ke, having no use of Latin, fails not to forget that little which he brought from school, and which...
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The Literary World, Volume 7

Literature - 1877
...any thing more ridiculous than that a father should waste his own money and his son's time in seUing him to learn the Roman language, when at the same time he designs him lor a trade wherein he, having no use of Latin, fails not to forget that little which he brought from...
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The American Journal of Education, Volume 14

Henry Barnard - Education - 1864
...gone from school, are never to have more to do with it, as long as they live. Can there be any thing more ridiculous, than that a father should waste his...him to learn the Roman language, when, at the same lime, he designs him for a trade, wherein he having no use of Latin, fails not to forget that little...
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The American Journal of Education, Volume 14

Henry Barnard - Education - 1864
...gone from Khool are never to have more to do with it, as long as they live. Can there be any thing more ridiculous, than that a father should waste his...setting him to learn the Roman language, when, at tt same time, he designs him for a trade, wherein he having no use of Latin, fa not to forget that...
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The American Journal of Education, Volume 14

Henry Barnard - Education - 1864
...gone from school, are never to have more to do with it, as long as they live. Can there be any thing more ridiculous, than that a father should waste his...money, and his son's time, in setting him to learn the Romaa language, when, at the same time, he designs him for a trade, wherein he having no use of Latin,...
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English Pedagogy: Education, the School, and the Teacher, in English Literature

Henry Barnard - Education - 1876 - 608 pages
...gone from school, are never to have more to do with it, as long as they live. Can there be any thing more ridiculous, than that a father should waste his...him to learn the Roman 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...
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