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Practical education - Page 385
by Maria Edgeworth, Richard Lovell Edgeworth - 1835 - 549 pages
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The Works of Sir Joshua Reynolds, Knight ; Late President of the ..., Volume 3

Sir Joshua Reynolds, Edmond Malone, Thomas Gray - Art - 1801
...lazily, and consequently how ineffectually, instruction is received when forced upon the mind by others. Few have been taught to any purpose, who have not been their own teachers. We prefer those instructions which we have given ourselves, from our affection to the instructor; and...
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The Works of Sir Joshua Reynolds, Volume 1

Sir Joshua Reynolds, Edmond Malone - Art - 1809
...lazily, and consequently how ineffectually, instruction is received when forced upon the mind by others. Few have been taught to any purpose, who have not been their own teachers. We prefer those instructions which we have given ourselves, from our affection to the instructor ;...
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Essays on Practical Education, Volume 2

Maria Edgeworth, Richard Lovell Edgeworth - Education - 1815
...not taught by inferior masters will not contract habits of listless application. Under the eye of any indolent person, children seldom give their entire...will perceive that they have been too much taught, and that they have learned every thing which they knew as an art, and nothing as a science. Few people...
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The Analectic Magazine...: Comprising Original Reviews, Biography ..., Volume 13

1819
...and consequently how ineffectually, in' sktruction is received when forced upon the mind by others. Few have been taught to any purpose, who have not been their own teachers. We prefer those instructions which we have given ourselves, from our affection to our instructor, and...
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The Literary Works of Sir Joshua Reynolds ...: Containing His ..., Volume 1

Sir Joshua Reynolds, Edmond Malone, Joseph Farington - Art - 1819
...lazily, and consequently how ineffectually, instruction is received when forced upon the mind by others. Few have been taught to any purpose, who have not been their own teachers. We prefer those instructions which we have given ourselves, from our affection to the instructor; and...
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The Literary Works of Sir Joshua Reynolds, Kt. Late President of the Royal ...

Sir Joshua Reynolds, Edmond Malone, Joseph Farington, Charles-Alphonse Dufresnoy - Art, English - 1819
...lazily, and consequently how ineffectually, instruction is received when forced upon the mind by others. Few have been taught to any purpose, who have not been their own teachers. We prefer those instructions which we have given ourselves, from our affection to the instructor; and...
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Easy lessons in landscape drawing

Samuel Prout - Art - 1820 - 4 pages
...hinderance. It should be remembered, that there is " no short way but the nearest way;" and that " few have been taught to any purpose, who have not been their own teachers." " Experience is all in all;" and those who will be at the trouble to do what others have done before...
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Essays on Practical Education, Volume 2

Maria Edgeworth - Education - 1822
...When the master isiat'laSt dismissed* and; liter'education fatigued and 'hapless,; '"Few have beeo " taught to any purpose, who have not been " their own...teachers," says Sir Joshua. Reynolds. This reflection upon.the art of teaching may perhaps be too general; but those persons, who look back upon their education,...
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The Complete Works of Sir Joshua Reynolds: First President of the ..., Volume 1

Sir Joshua Reynolds - Art - 1824
...lazily, and consequently how ineffectually, instruction is received when forced upon the mind by others. Few have been taught to any purpose, who have not been their own teachers. We prefer those instructions which we have given ourselves, from our affection to the instructor ;...
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The complete works of sir Joshua Reynolds, with an orig. memoir and ...

Joshua Reynolds (sir.) - 1824
...lazily, and consequently how ineffectually, instruction is received when forced upon the mind by others. Few have been taught to any purpose, who have not been their own teachers. We prefer those instructions which we have given ourselves, from our affection to the instructor; and...
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