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Some Thoughts Concerning Education: And, Of the Conduct of the Understanding
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Page 178 - When thou hadst overcome the sharpness of death, thou didst open the kingdom of heaven to all believers.
Page 47 - And how came you, madame," quoth I, " to this deep knowledge of pleasure, and what did chiefly allure you unto it: seeing, not many women, but very few men, have attained thereunto." "I will tell you," quoth she, " and tell you a truth, which perchance you will marvel at.
Page 245 - Thomas, because thou hast seen me, thou hast believed: blessed are they who have not seen, and yet have believed.
Page 48 - And thus my book hath been so much my pleasure, and bringeth daily to me more pleasure and more, that in respect of it all other pleasures in very deed be but trifles and trouble* unto me.
Page 244 - The day after tomorrow is my birthday, if I am permitted to live to see it, — my fortyseventh birthday since my birth. How large a portion of my life on earth is already passed! And then — what is to follow this life? How visibly my outward work seems contracting and softening away into the gentler employments of old age. In one sense, how nearly can I now say,
Page 146 - will never be what it might be, and what it ought to be." The remonstrances which he encountered both on public and private grounds were vehement and numerous. But on these terms alone had he taken his office ; and he solemnly and repeatedly declared, that on no other terms could he hold it, or justify the existence of the public school system in a Christian country.
Page 47 - I must do it, as it were, in such weight, measure and number, even so perfectly as God made the world, or else I am so sharply taunted, so cruelly threatened, yea presently sometimes with pinches, nips and bobs, and other ways which I will not name for the honour I bear them, so without measure misordered that I think myself in hell till time come that I must go to Mr.
Page 47 - Duchess, with all the household, gentlemen and gentlewomen, were hunting in the park. I found her in her chamber reading...