Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" 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... "
Select Pieces - Page 44
by Benjamin Franklin - 1804 - 59 pages
Full view - About this book

Matrials for translating from English into French, a short essay on ...

Louis Le Brun, Henri van Laun - 1869
...it amiss,2 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...unable to bear either cold or hunger ; knew neither how3 to build a cabin, catch a deer, or kill an enemy ; spoke our language imperfectly ; were therefore...
Full view - About this book

Orthodox Phrenology

Ambrose Lewis Vago - Phrenology - 1871 - 133 pages
...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...; 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,...
Full view - About this book

Historicals for the Young Folks

Oro Noque - Colonists - 1872 - 168 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...the colleges of the northern provinces ; they were educated in all your sciences ; but when they came back to us they were bad runners ; ignorant of every...
Full view - About this book

Our Western Border: Its Life, Combats, Adventures, Forays, Massacres ...

Frontier and pioneer life - 1875 - 756 pages
...some experience in this. Several of our young people were formerly brought up at northern colleges. They were instructed in all your sciences, but when...cold or hunger ; knew neither how to build a cabin or take a deer or kill an enemy ; spoke our language badly ; were, therefore, neither fit for hunters,...
Full view - About this book

The Aboriginal Races of North America: Comprising Biographical Sketches of ...

Samuel G. Drake - Indians of North America - 1880 - 788 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 kill an enemy; spoke cur language imperfectly ; were therefore neither fit for hunters, warriors,...
Full view - About this book

A Critical Review of American Politics

Charles Reemelin - United States - 1881 - 630 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,...
Full view - About this book

The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Containing Several Political and ..., Volume 2

Benjamin Franklin, Jared Sparks - United States - 1882
...it ; several of our young people were formerh brought up at the colleges of the northern province* ; they were instructed in all your sciences ; but, when they came back to us, they were bad runners, ignorani of every means of living in the woods, unable to bear either cold or hunger, knew neither...
Full view - About this book

Summarized Proceedings and a Directory of Members, Volume 30

American Association for the Advancement of Science - Science - 1882
...they came back they were bad runners, ignorant of the means of living in the woods, unable to bear cold or hunger, knew neither how to build a cabin, take a deer, nor kill an enemy, and spoke our language imperfectly. We are nevertheless obliged to you, and if the gentlemen will send...
Full view - About this book

The Fifth Reader

E.H. Butler & Co - Readers - 1853 - 384 pages
...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,...
Full view - About this book

Chambers's graduated readers, Book 6

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1885
...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...to build a cabin, take a deer, nor kill an enemy, spoke our language imperfectly — were therefore neither fit for hunters, warriors, nor counsellors...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF