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" The situation of the several parts of the earth are better learned by one day's conversing with a map or a sea-chart, than by merely reading the description of their situation a hundred times over in books of geography. "
The Improvement of the Mind: Or, A Supplement to the Art of Logic. In Two Parts - Page 190
by Isaac Watts - 1801 - 462 pages
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The improvement of the mind, or A supplement to the art of logic. By I ...

Isaac Watts - 1801
...and their positions in live heavens, are more easily remembered by hemiI|,heres of the stars irell drawn. It is by having such sort of memorials, figures...memory of these things will be greatly assisted and impioved, as I hare shewn at large in the twentieth chapter of the Use of tbt Science J. I might add...
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The Works of the Rev. Isaac Watts D.D. in Nine Volumes, Volume 8

Isaac Watts - Dissenters, Religious - 1813
...of the several parts of the earth are better learnt by one day's conversing with a map or sea-chartt than by mere reading the description of their situation...such sort of memorials, figures and tables hung round oar studies or places of residence or resort, that our memory -i these things will be greatly assisted...
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The Improvement of the Mind: Or, A Supplement to the Art of Logic

Isaac Watts - Education - 1813 - 352 pages
...situation of the several parts of the earth are better learnt by one day's conversing with a map or sea-chart than by mere reading the description of...remembered by hemispheres of the stars well drawn. lit is by having such sort of memorials, figures and tablets hung round our studies or places of residence...
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The new pocket cyclopędia: or, Elements of useful knowledge

John Millard (assistant librarian of the Surrey inst.) - 1813
...of the earth is better learned by one day's consultation with the terrestrial globe, than by merely reading the description of their situation a hundred times over in books of geography. Writing what we wish to remember once, and giving it due attention, will fix it more in the mind lhan...
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The New Pocket Cyclopaedia: Or, Elements Or Useful Knowledge, Methodically ...

John Millard - Handbooks, vade-mecums, etc - 1813 - 671 pages
...of the earth is better learned by one day's consultation with the terrestrial globe, than by merely reading the description of their situation a hundred times over in books of geography. Writing what we wish to remember once, and giving it due attention, will fix it more in the mind than...
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The improvement of the mind. To which is added, A discourse on the education ...

Isaac Watts - 1819
...better learned by one day's eonversing with a map or a sea-ehart, than by merely reading the deseription of their situation a hundred times over in books of geography: So the eonstellations in astronomy, and their position in the heavens, are more easily remembered by hemispheres...
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The improvement of the mind; or, A supplement to the art of logic. To which ...

Isaac Watts - 1821
...parts of the earth are better learned by one day's conversing with a map or sea-chart, than by merely reading the description of their situation a hundred...things will be greatly assisted and improved, as I have shown at large in the twentieth chapter, of the use of sciences. 1 might add here also, that once writing...
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A System of Universal Geography: On the Principles of Comparison and ...

William Channing Woodbridge - Geography - 1827 - 340 pages
...parts of the earth is better learned by one day's conversing with a map or sea-chart, than by merely reading the description of their situation a hundred times over in books of Geography." Indeed the point is now fully admitted in. the practice of geographical writers, and confirmed by the...
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A Dictionary of Mechanical Science, Arts, Manufactures, and ..., Volume 2

Alexander Jamieson - Industrial arts - 1829
...of the earth is better learned by one day's consultation with the terrestrial globe, than by merely reading the description of their situation a hundred times over in books of geography. Writing what we wish to remember once, and giving it due attention, will fix it more in the mind than...
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The Improvement of the Mind: To which are Added a Discourse on the Education ...

Isaac Watts - Logic - 1832 - 396 pages
...parts of the earth are better learned by one day's conversing with a map or a sea-chart, than by merely reading the description of their situation a hundred...things will be greatly assisted and improved, as I have shown at large in the twentieth chapter, of the use of sciences. I might add here also, that once writing...
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