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" It is not yet a decade since the contempt felt by the devotees of pure science for those who seek to put her truths to some use, was expressed before this section. Even within the past year, among discussions of educational policy, we find this statement,... "
The Electrical Engineer - Page 114
1892
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Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

American Association for the Advancement of Science - Science - 1892
...distinction, that, in the seats of academic learning, little or nothing useful is taught :" and again, "Greek is useless; but its uselessness is the very...being a compulsory subject in the University course, for the true function of a University is the teaching of useless learning." Such expressions are...
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Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

American Association for the Advancement of Science - Science - 1892
...within the past year, among discussions of educational policy, we find this statement, "We may claim it as a distinction, that, in the seats of academic...learning, little or nothing useful is taught :" and again, "Greek is useless ; but its uselessness is the very strongest reason for its being a compulsory...
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Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

American Association for the Advancement of Science - Science - 1892
...within the past year, among discussions of educational policy, we find this statement, "We may claim it as a distinction, that, in the seats of academic...learning, little or nothing useful is taught :" and again, "Greek is useless ; but its uselessness is the very strongest reason for its being a compulsory...
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Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

American Association for the Advancement of Science - Science - 1892
...within the past year, among discussions of educational policy, we find this statement, "We may claim it as a distinction, that, in the seats of academic...learning, little or nothing useful is taught :" and again, "Greek is useless ; but its uselessness is the very strongest reason for its being a compulsory...
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Some Aspects of the Greek Genius

Samuel Henry Butcher - Greece - 1893 - 321 pages
...it is perhaps not such a bad answer after all ; in a certain sense we may even make it our own, and claim it as a distinction that, in the seats of Academic...learning, little or nothing " useful " is taught. Their aim is not to turn out doctors, clergy, lawyers, merchants, but men and now women also ...
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Proceedings of the Institution of Electrical Engineers, Volume 21

Institution of Electrical Engineers - Electrical engineering - 1893
...Butcher, in his address delivered at the end of last session at University College, Bangor, said, " We may claim it as a " distinction that in the seats of academic...Bury says quite candidly, "Greek is useless; but its uselessnesa is the very strongest " reason for its being a compulsory subject in the University "course."...
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A Bibliography of the Works of J. B. Bury

Norman Hepburn Baynes - 1929 - 183 pages
...Greek, Refections Suggested by the Greek Victory at Cambridge (1891) may still be read with profit. "Greek is useless; but its uselessness is the very...being a compulsory subject in the University course. For the true function of a University is the teaching of useless learning". "That a subject may prove...
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