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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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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 1

Half hours - 1856
...take 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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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 2

Half hours - 1856
...take 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...every means of living in the woods, unable to bear cither cold or hunger, knew neither how to build a cabin, take a deer, or kill an enemy ; spoke our...
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The Aboriginal Races of North America: Comprising Biographical Sketches of ...

Samuel G. Drake - Indians of North America - 1859 - 736 pages
...it amiss, if our ideas of this kind of education happen not to be the same with yours. We have li:ul some experience of it : several of our young people were formerly brought iifi at 'he colleges of the northern provinces ; they were instructed in all your sei-nces ; but when...
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The Aboriginal Races of North America: Comprising Biographical Sketches of ...

Samuel G. Drake - Indians of North America - 1860 - 736 pages
...it amiss, if our ideas of this kind of education happen not to be the same with yours. We have htul some experience of it : several of our young people...; 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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The historical, biographical and poetical reader; or, Scholar's companion

John Laurie Blake - 1862
...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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The Autobiography and Essays of Dr. Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 1864 - 231 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...; knew neither how to build a cabin, take a deer, or kiil an enemy ; spoke our language imperfectly ; were therefore neither fit for hunters, warriors,...
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The Life and Times of Sir William Johnson, Bart, Volume 1

William Leete Stone - New York (State) - 1865 - 567 pages
...continued his speech thus : " We have had some experience in this sending of our children to your schools. Several of our young people were formerly brought...; 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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The Life and Times of Sir William Johnson, Bart, Volume 1

William Leete Stone - New York (State) - 1865 - 567 pages
...continued his speech thus: "We have had some experience in this sending of our children to your schools. Several of our young people were formerly brought...runners; ignorant of every means of living in the woodsj unable to bear either cold or hunger; knew neither how to build a cabin, take a deer, or kill...
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Laurie's Graduated series of reading lesson books, Book 5

James Stuart Laurie - 1866
...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...cold or hunger ; knew neither how to build a cabin, catch a deer, or kill an enemy ; spoke our language imperfectly ; were therefore neither fit for hunters,...
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A French examination hand-book

Paul Guesdon - 1867
...amiss if our idens of this kind of education bappened not to be the same with yours. We bave hadsome experience of it : several of our young people were...of the Northern provinces; they were instructed in ail your sciences ; but when they came back to us, they were bad runners ; ignorant of every means...
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