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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... "
The Life of John Locke - Page 20
by Henry Richard Fox Bourne - 1876 - 506 pages
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The Gentleman's Library: Containing Rules for Conduct in All Parts of Life ...

Gentleman - 1744 - 440 pages
...learn the Roman Language, when at the fame Time he defigns him for a 'Trade, wherein he, having no Ufe of Latin, fails not to forget that little which he...School, and which, 'tis ten to one, he abhors, for the ill Ufage it procured him ? Could it be believed, unlefs we had every where amongft us Examples of...
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The Parents' Friend; Or Extracts from the Principal Works on ..., Volume 2

Education - 1803
...ridiculous than for a father to 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 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
...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...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
...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, 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
...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...that little which he brought from school, and which it is ten to one he abhors for the ill usage it procured him ? Could' it be believed, unless we had...
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The Works of John Locke, Volume 9

John Locke - Philosophy - 1823
...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 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
...ancient and modern; for ours has been own money, and hit son's time, in setting Him to learn the Roman language, when at the same time, he designs him for...that little which he brought from school, and which it is ten to one he abhors for the ill usage it procured him ? could it be believed, unless we had...
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Miscellaneous Essays

Mathew Carey - African Americans - 1830 - 472 pages
...ancient and modern; for ours has been 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 ke, having no use of Latin, fails not to forget that little which he brought from school, and which...
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Education and Educational Institutions Considered: With Reference to the ...

James Booth - Education - 1846 - 108 pages
...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...that little which he brought from school, and which it is 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 Literary World, Volume 7

Literature - 1877
...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...school, and which, 'tis ten to one, he abhors for the 11us^ige it procured him?' And he objected yet more to the way in which it was tuught. ' How necessary...
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