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" The end, then, of learning is to repair the ruins of our first parents by regaining to know God aright and out of that knowledge to love him, to imitate him, to be like him as we may the nearest by possessing our souls of true virtue, which being united... "
The New Mirror - Page 112
1843
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Miscellanies, Moral and Instructive, in Prose and Verse

American literature - 1787 - 198 pages
...extremes, as well as the reft of the virtues; and ought, like them, to be always attended with prudence. THE end of learning is, to know God, and out of that...knowledge, to love him, and to imitate him, as we may the neareft, by pofleffing our fouls of true virtue. CICERO fays, " Vicious habits are fo great a ftain...
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Interesting Anecdotes, Memoirs, Allegories, Essays, and Poetical ..., Volume 3

Joseph Addison - Anecdotes - 1795
...nectjfary to the perfeftion of true politenefs. The end of learning is, to know God, and, in confequence of that knowledge to love him, and to imitate him, as we may the nearer, by poffeffing ourfelves of virtue. What fculpture is to a block of marble, edu-, cation is...
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The English Enchiridion; Being a Selection of Apothegms, Moral Maxims, Etc

John Feltham - 1799
...these, your criticisms on man will be a mass of accusations or caricatures. FROM THE RULE OF LIFE. I* THE end of learning is to know GOD, and out of that...the nearest by possessing our souls of true virtue. — Milton. II. Parents are commonly more careful to bestow wit on their children than virtue; the...
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An Essay on Education: In which are Particularly Considered the ..., Volume 2

William Barrow - Education - 1802
...in the opinion of Milton, is to repair the ruins ofourfoft parents, by regaining to know Got aright, and out of that knowledge to love him and to imitate him. The fpeculations or the difcoveries of reafon and philofophy become truly valuable, when they conduct...
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The Hive: Or, A Collection of Thoughts on Civil, Moral, Sentimental and ...

Aphorisms and apothegms - 1803 - 216 pages
...necessary to tbe ft rfe&ion of true politeness. The end of learning is to know GotV and, in consequence of that knowledge, to love him, and to imitate him, as we may the nearer, by possessing ourselves of virtue. What sculpture is to a block of H&rWe, education is to the...
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Elements of General Knowledge: Introductory to Useful Books in the ..., Volume 1

Henry Kett - Literature - 1805
...by regaining to know God aright, and out of that knowledge to love him, to imitate him, to be like him, as we may the .nearest, by possessing our souls of true virtue, which being united to the heavenly grace of faith, makes up the highest per. Jection." Milton. " And...
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Elements of General Knowledge: Introductory to Useful Books in the ..., Volume 1

Henry Kett - Books and reading - 1805
...regaining' to know God aright, and out of that knowledge to love him, to imitate him, to be like bim, as we may the nearest, by possessing our souls of true virtue, which being united to' the heavenly grace of faith, makes up the highest perfection" Milton. " And...
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Maxims, observations & reflections on morality and religion; selected from ...

T Nixon - 1806 - 162 pages
...become an able man in any profession whatever, three things are necessary, Nature, study, and practice. The end of learning is to know God, and out of that knowledge to love him. . In infancy children acquire only the means of improvement; from that time every day ought to add...
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Prose Works ...: Containing His Principal Political and ..., Volume 1

John Milton - 1809
...by regaining to know God aright, and out of that knowledge to love him, to imitate him, to be like him, as we may the nearest by possessing our souls of true virtue, which being united to the heavenly grace of faith, makes up the highest perfection. But because our...
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The Hive: Or, A Collection of Thoughts on Civil, Moral, Sentimental and ...

Conduct of life - 1810 - 216 pages
...necessary to the perfection of true politeness. The end of learning is to know God, anil, in consequence of that knowledge, to love him, and to imitate him, as we may the nearer, by possessing ourselves of virtue. What sculpture is to a block of marl/le, education is to...
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