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" When I consider, what ado is made about a little Latin and Greek, how many years are spent in it, and what a noise and business it makes to no purpose, I can hardly forbear thinking that the parents of children still live in fear of the school-master's... "
Rural Philosophy: Or, Reflections on Knowledge, Virtue and Happiness ... - Page 145
by Ely Bates - 1807 - 383 pages
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The Parents' Friend; Or Extracts from the Principal Works on ..., Volume 2

Education - 1803
...and Greek, how many years are spent in it, and what a noise and business it makes to no purpose, I can hardly forbear thinking that the parents of children...which they look on as the only instrument of education 5 as a language or two to be its whole busi* siness. How else is it possible that a child should be...
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The works of John Locke. To which is added the life of the author and a ...

John Locke - 1812
...and Greek, how many years are spent in it, and what a noise and business it makes to no purpose, I can hardly forbear thinking, that the parents of children...they look on as the only instrument of education ; as if a language or two were ita whole business. How else is it possible, that a child should be chained...
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The Pamphleteer, Volume 19

Abraham John Valpy - Great Britain - 1822
...a NOISE and business it makes TO NO PURPOSE, 1 can hardly forbear thinking that the parents of the children still live in fear of the schoolmaster's rod, which they look upon as the only instrument of education ; as a language or two is to be the whole business. How else...
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The Works of John Locke, Volume 9

John Locke - Philosophy - 1823
...and Greek, how many years are spent in it, and what a noise and business it makes to no purpose, I can hardly forbear thinking, that the parents of children...they look on as the only instrument of education ; as if a language or two were its whole business. How else is it possible, that a child should be chained...
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Random Records, Volume 1

George Colman - Actors - 1830
...and Greek, how many years are spent in it, and what a noise and business it makes to no purpose, I can hardly forbear thinking that the parents of children...education, as a language or two to be its whole business. LOCKE. I forgot something in the last chapter ; - and, if I no not recur to it now, it must keep chronologically...
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The Philosophy of Training: Or, The Principles and Art of a Normal Education ...

A. R. Craig - Education - 1847 - 377 pages
...and Greek, how many years are spent in it, and what a noise and business it makes to no purpose, I can hardly forbear thinking that the parents of children...in fear of the schoolmaster's rod, which they look upon as the only instrument of education ; as a language or two to be its whole business. How else...
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Colloquies on Religion and Religious Education: Originally Pub. as a ...

John Minter Morgan - Christian sociology - 1849 - 217 pages
...and Greek, how many years are spent in it, and what a noise and business it makes to no purpose, I can hardly forbear thinking, that the parents of children...they look on as the only instrument of education, as if a language or two were its whole business. Reading, writing, and learning in general, are necessary,...
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Colloquies on religion, and religious education, a suppl. to 'Hampden in the ...

John Minter Morgan - 1850
...and Greek, how many years are spent in it, and what a noise and business it makes to no purpose, I can hardly forbear thinking, that the parents of children...they look on as the only instrument of education, as if a language or two were its whole business. Reading, writing, and learning in general, are necessary,...
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C. Sallustii Crispi Opera: Adapted to the Hamiltonian System by a Literal ...

Sallust, Thomas Clark - 1857 - 309 pages
...and Greek, how many years are spent in it, and what a noise and business it makes to no purpose, I can hardly forbear thinking that the parents of children...instrument of education ; as a language or two to be his whole business. How else is it possible that a child should be chained to the oar, seven, eight,...
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The Anabasis of Xenophon

Xenophon - Greece - 1859 - 564 pages
...and Greek, how many years are spent in it, and what a noise and business it makes to no purpose, I can hardly forbear thinking that the parents of children...instrument of education ; as a language or two to be his whole business. How else is it possible that a child should be chained to the oar, seven, eight,...
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