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" We have had some experience of it: several of our young people were formerly brought up at the colleges of the northern provinces; they were instructed in all your sciences; but when they came back to us, they were bad runners ; ignorant of every means... "
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by Benjamin Franklin - 1804 - 59 pages
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Not Your Usual Founding Father: Selected Readings from Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 303 pages
...it amiss, if our Ideas of this Kind of Education happen not to be the same with yours. We have had some Experience of it: Several of our Young People...Hunger, knew neither how to build a Cabin, take a Deer, or kill an Enemy, spoke our Language imperfectly; were therefore neither fit for Hunters, Warriors,...
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Liars for Jesus: The Religious Right's Alternate Version of ..., Volume 1

Chris Rodda - History - 2006 - 507 pages
...it amiss, if our Ideas of this Kind of Education happen not to be the same with yours. We have had some Experience of it: Several of our Young People...Hunger, knew neither how to build a Cabin, take a Deer, or kill an Enemy, spoke our Language imperfectly; were therefore neither fit for Hunters, Warriors,...
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Indigenous Education and Empowerment: International Perspectives

Ismael Abu-Saad, Duane Champagne - Social Science - 2006 - 197 pages
...take it amiss, if our Ideas of this kind of Education happen not to be the same as yours. We have had some Experience of it. Several of our young People...instructed in all your Sciences; but, when they came hack to us, they were bad Runners, ignorant of every means of living in the woods. . . . Neither fit...
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Diverse Communities: The Problem with Social Capital

Barbara Arneil - Political Science - 2006
...an offer of education for their children in the following terms, as recorded by Benjamin Franklin: Several of our young people were formerly brought...the Northern Provinces. They were instructed in all of your sciences but when they came back to us they were bad runners, ignorant of every means of living...
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Transatlantic Voices: Interpretations of Native North American Literatures

Elvira Pulitano - Literary Criticism - 2007 - 337 pages
...therefore not take it amiss, if our ideas of Education happen not to be the same as yours. We have had some experience of it; Several of our young people...Sciences; but, when they came back to us, they were . . . neither fit for Hunters, Warriors, nor Counsellors; they were totally good for nothing. We are...
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