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Intellectual Freedom Manual - Page 7
2006 - 521 pages
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The moral instructor, and guide to virtue: being a compendium of moral ...

Jesse Torrey - Ethics - 1824 - 300 pages
...made by the legislature of Kentucky, for a general system of education, cannot be too much applauded. A popular government without popular information,...farce or a tragedy, or perhaps both. Knowledge will ever govern ignorance ; and a people who mean to be their own governors, must arm themselves with the...
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The Moral Instructor, and Guide to Virtue: Being a Compendium of Moral ...

Jesse Torrey - Ethics - 1830 - 300 pages
...by the legislature of Kentucky, for a general system of education, cannot be too much applauded. " A popular government without popular information,...farce or a tragedy, or perhaps both. Knowledge will ever govern ignorance ; and a people who mean to be their own governors, must arm themselves with the...
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Survey of the State of Education, Aristocratic and Popular, and of the ...

Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton - Education - 1833 - 35 pages
...appropriations made by the Legislature fora general system of education, cannot be too much applauded. A popular government without popular information,...acquiring it, is but a prologue to a farce or a tragedy, perhaps both. Knowledge will ever govern ignorance; and a people who mean to be their own governors,...
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Letters and Other Writings of James Madison ...: 1816-1928

James Madison - 1865
...made by the Legislature of Kentucky for a general system of Education cannot be too much applauded. A popular Government, without popular information,...their own governors must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives. I have always felt a more than ordinary interest in the destinies of Kentucky....
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Circular of Information of the Bureau of Education, for ..., Issue 2

Education - 1879
...popular information or the means of acquiring it, is but a prologue to a farce ,or tragedy, or perhaps to both. Knowledge will forever govern ignorance ; and...their own governors must arm themselves with the power •which knowledge gives." — (Works of Madison, iii, 276.) Again, March 29, 1826, writing to Littleton...
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Annual Report

Montana (Ter.). Superintendent of Public Instruction - 1877
...learned institutions are so broad and liberal as to be worthy of a careful consideration. He says: "Knowledge will forever govern ignorance ; and a people...their own governors must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives. * * It is thought to be unjust that all should be taxed for the benefit of a...
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Circular of Information of the Bureau of Education, for ...

Education - 1877
...made by the legislature of Kentucky for a general system of education cannot be too much applauded. A popular government, without popular information...means of acquiring it, is but a prologue to a farce or tragedy, or perhaps to both. Knowledge will forever govern ignorance; and a people who mean to be their...
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Annual Meeting, Volume 48

American Institute of Instruction - Education - 1877
...no expense for this purpose would be thought extravagant." ".A popular government," says Madison, " without popular information, or the means of acquiring it, is but a prologue to a farce or tragedy, or perhaps to both. Knowledge will forever govern ignorance ; and a people who mean to be...
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Annual Meeting: Proceedings, Constitution, List of Active Members, and Addresses

American Institute of Instruction - 1877
...no expense for this purpose would be thought extravagant." " A popular government," says Madison, " without popular information, or the means of acquiring it, is but a prologue to a farce or tragedy, or perhaps to both. Knowledge will forever govern ignorance ; and a people who mean to be...
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The Magazine of American History with Notes and Queries, Volume 25

John Austin Stevens, Benjamin Franklin DeCosta, Henry Phelps Johnston, Martha Joanna Lamb, Nathan Gillett Pond - United States - 1891
...than an hundred years ago, that popular government without popular education or the means of obtaining it is " but a prologue to a farce or a tragedy, or to both." After referring to the prodigious amount of waste and error in dealing with political and...
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