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" ... some of the learned were then accustomed to display with so much ostentation. At the revival of literature in Europe, a man who had read a few manuscripts and could repeat them, was not merely a wonder, but a treasure ; he could travel from place... "
Practical education - Page 59
by Maria Edgeworth, Richard Lovell Edgeworth - 1801
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Essays on Practical Education, Volume 2

Maria Edgeworth, Richard Lovell Edgeworth - Education - 1815
...carry in his head the better; he was certain of an admiring audience if he could repeat what Aristotle or Saint Jerome had written ; and he had far more...others on his memory, than to invent or judge for himself. In the twelfth century, above six hundred scholars assembled in the forests of Champagne to...
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Essays on Practical Education, Volume 2

Maria Edgeworth - Education - 1822
...better; he was certain of an admiring audience if he could repeat what Aristotle or Saint Jerome bad written ; and he had far more encouragement to engrave...others on his memory, than to invent or judge for himself. In the twelfth century, above six hundred scholars assembled in the forests of Champagne to...
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Elements of the Philosophy of the Human Mind, Volume 3

Dugald Stewart - 1827
...a wonder^ " but a treasure; he could travel from place to place, and live by K his .learning ; and had far more encouragement to engrave the " Words of others on his memory than to exercise his own powers " of judgment and invention."* In later times, the case is greatly altered....
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The Works of Dugald Stewart: Elements of the philosophy of the human mind

Dugald Stewart - 1829
...merely a wonder, but a treasure ; he could travel from place to place, and live by his learning ; and had far more encouragement to engrave the words of others on his memory than to exercise his own powers of judgment and invention." * In later times, the case is greatly altered....
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The Collected Works of Dugald Stewart: Elements of the philosophy of the ...

Dugald Stewart, John Veitch - 1854
...merely a wonder, but a treasure ; he could travel from place to place and live by his learning, and had far more encouragement to engrave the words of others on his memory, than to exercise his own powers of judgment and invention."i In later times, the case is greatly altered. A...
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The Collected Works of Dugald Stewart: Elements of the philosophy of the ...

Dugald Stewart, John Veitch - 1854
...merely a wonder, but a treasure ; he could travel from place to place and live by bis learning, and had far more encouragement to engrave the words of others on his memory, than to exercise his own powers of judgment and invention."1 In later times, the case is greatly altered. A...
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The Philosophy of Education, Or, The Principles and Practice of Teaching ...

Thomas Turner Tate - Education - 1860 - 338 pages
...carry in his head the better ; he was certain of an admiring audience if he could repeat what Aristotle or Saint Jerome had written ; and he had far more encouragement to engrave the words of others iu his memory, than to invent or judge for himself." And even within the last fifty years, before Mechanics'...
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The Philosophy of Education: Or, The Principles and Practice of ..., Parts 1-4

Thomas Turner Tate - Teaching - 1885 - 400 pages
...carry in his head the better; he was certain of an admiring audience if he could repeat what Aristotle or Saint Jerome had written; and he had far more encouragement to engrave the words of others in his memory, than to invent or judge for himself." And even within the last fifty years, before Mechanics'...
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