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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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Poor Richard's Almanac

Benjamin Franklin - Almanacs, American - 1900 - 132 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...to build a cabin, take a deer, nor kill an enemy, spoke our language imperfectly ; were therefore neither fit for hunters, warriors, nor counsellors...
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A Mixed Race: Ethnicity in Early America

Frank Shuffelton - Literary Criticism - 1993 - 296 pages
...experiment in educating Indian boys at an earlier date. His Canassatego declines with thanks, explaining: Several of our young People were formerly brought...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 Dragon and the Eagle: The Presence of China in the American Enlightenment

Alfred Owen Aldridge - History - 1993 - 287 pages
...young Indians attending colleges in the North had shown that when they returned to their own people "they were bad Runners, ignorant of every means of...or Hunger, knew neither how to build a Cabin, take Deer or kill an Enemy, spoke our Language imperfectly, were therefore neither fit for Hunters, Warriors,...
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The Emerging Global Food System: Public and Private Sector Issues

Gerald E. Gaull, Ray A. Goldberg - Technology & Engineering - 1993 - 272 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...brought up at the Colleges of the Northern Provinces [Yale and Harvard]; they were instructed in all your Sciences; but, when they came back to us, they...
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Early American Writing

Giles B. Gunn - Fiction - 1994 - 629 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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The Excluded Past: Archaeology in Education

Peter G. Stone, Robert MacKenzie - Social Science - 1994 - 316 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...Runners, ignorant of every means of living in the woods . . . neither fit for Hunters, Warriors, nor Counsellors, they were totally good for nothing. We are,...
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English Studies/culture Studies: Institutionalizing Dissent

Isaiah Smithson, Nancy Ruff - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1994 - 229 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...Runners, ignorant of every means of living in the wood . . . neither fit for Hunters, Warriors, nor Counsellors, they were totally good for nothing....
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Beyond Comfort Zones in Multiculturalism: Confronting the Politics of Privilege

Sandra Jackson, Jose Solis, José Solís - Education - 1995 - 269 pages
...take it amiss, if our ideas of this kind of Education happens not to be the same as yours. We have had some experience of it. Several of our young people...in the Woods, unable to bear either Cold or Hunger, . . . spoke our Language imperfectly, were therefore neither fit for Hunters, Warriors, nor Counsellors;...
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Plain Enemies: Best True Stories of the Frontier West

Robert Scott - History - 1995 - 314 pages
...Army Lieutenant We have had some experience of it [white man's education]. Several of our young people were instructed in all your sciences, but when they...in the woods, unable to bear either cold or hunger; they knew neither how to build a cabin, take a deer or kill an enemy; they spoke our language imperfectly....
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Multiculturalism and Learning Style: Teaching and Counseling Adolescents

Rita Dunn, Rita Stafford Dunn, Shirley A. Griggs, Shirley A.. Griggs - Education - 1995 - 280 pages
...have had some experience of it; several of our young people were formerly brought up at the college of the northern provinces; they were instructed in...sciences; but when they came back to us ... they were ignorant of every means of living in the woods . . . neither fit for hunters, warriors, or counselors;...
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