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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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Harper's First [ -sixth] Reader, Book 5

Orville T. Bright, James Baldwin - Readers - 1889
...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 were formerly brought up at the col- leges of the northern provinces ; they were instructed in all your sciences, but when they came...
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A Historical Sketch of Hamilton College, Clinton, New York

Charles Elmer Allison - Clinton (N.Y.) - 1889 - 85 pages
...take it amiss if our ideas ol this kind of education happen not to be the same with yours. We have had some experience of it; several of our young people were formerly brought up at colleges of the northern provinces; they were instructed in all your sciences; but when they came back...
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New Light from the Great Pyramid: The Astronomico-geographical System of the ...

Albert Ross Parsons - Astrology - 1893 - 420 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,...
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Official History of the Improved Order of Red Men

George W. Lindsay, Charles C. Conley, Charles H. Litchman - Fraternal organizations - 1893 - 623 pages
...take it amiss if our ideas of this kind of education happen not to be same with yours. We have had some experience of it. Several of our young people...woods ; unable to bear either cold or hunger ; knew nothing how to build a cabin, take a deer, or kill an enemy; spoke our language imperfectly ; were,...
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Hazen's Primer and First-[fifth] Reader, Book 5

Marshman William Hazen - Readers - 1896
...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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Personal Recollections and Observations of General Nelson A. Miles ...

Nelson Appleton Miles, Marion Perry Maus - Indians of North America - 1896 - 590 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,...
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The Century: 1898, Volume 57

1899
...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 cold or hunger, knew neither how to build a cabin, take a deer, nor kill an enemy, spoke our language...
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The Many-sided Franklin

Paul Leicester Ford - 1899 - 516 pages
...it amiss, if our ideas of this kind of education happen not to be the same with yours. \Ve have had some experience of it ; several of our young people...every 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, spoke our language...
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An Introduction to the Study of Literature: For the Use of Secondary and ...

American literature - 1899 - 410 pages
...amiss if our ideas of this kind of education happen not to be the same with yours. We have had some 50 experience of it. Several of our young people were...ignorant of every means of living in the woods, unable 55 to bear either cold or hunger, knew neither how to build a cabin, take a deer, nor kill an enemy,...
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An Introduction to the Study of Literature: For the Use of Secondary and ...

Edwin Herbert Lewis - American literature - 1899 - 410 pages
...amiss if our ideas of this kind of education happen not to be the same with yours. We have had some 50 experience of it. Several of our young people were...when they came back to us, they were bad runners, 357 ignorant of every means of living in the woods, unable 55 to bear either cold or hunger, knew neither...
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