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" Those authors, therefore, are to be read at schools* that supply most axioms of prudence, most principles of moral truth, and most materials for conversation ; and these purposes are best served by poets, orators, and historians. "
Manual Training in Education - Page 5
by Calvin Milton Woodward - 1890 - 310 pages
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Liberal Education: Or, a Practical Treatise on the Methods of ..., Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - Education - 1785
...ASTRONOMY ; but his moral and prudential charafter immediately appears. " THOSE AUTHORS, THEREFORE, ARE TO BE READ AT SCHOOLS, THAT SUPPLY MOST AXIOMS...MORAL TRUTH, AND MOST MATERIALS FOR CONVERSATION ; AND THESE PURPOSES ARE BEST SERVED BY POETS, ORATORS, AND HISTORIANS." Dr. JOHNSON. * The laws of England...
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The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ...

Great Britain - 1804
...or astronomy; but his moral and prudential character immediately appears. Those ^authors, therefore, are to be read at schools that supply most axioms...moral truth, and most materials for conversation ; and these purposes are best served by poets, orators, and historians Let me not be censured for this digression...
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The beauties of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: consisting of maxims and ...

Samuel Johnson, Hester Lynch Piozzi, James Boswell - 1804 - 394 pages
...moral and prudential character immediately appears; Those authors therefore, are to be read at school, that supply most axioms of prudence, most principles...moral truth, and most materials for conversation ; and these purposes are best served by poetSi orators, and historians. Ibid. It ought always to be steadily...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 10

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1806
...or astronomy ; but his moral and prudential character immediately appears. Those authors, therefore, are to be read at schools that supply most axioms...moral truth, and most materials for conversation ; and these purposes are best served by poets, orators, and historians. Let me not be censured for this digression...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with the life of the author by S. Johnson

John Milton - 1807
...astronomy ; but his moral and prudential character immediately appears. 1'hose authors, therefore, are to be read at schools, that supply most axioms...principles of moral truth, and most materials for conveisation ; and these purposes are best served by poets, orators, and historians. Let me not be...
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Essays and thoughts on various subjects, and from various authors, &c ...

George Horne - Literary Collections - 1808 - 295 pages
...and prudential character immediately appears. Those authors therefore are to be read at schools, (hat supply most axioms of prudence, most principles of moral truth, and most materials for conversation j and these purposes are best served by poets, orators, and historians. (Warton, 117.)' Milton afterwards...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With An essay on his life and ..., Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...or astronomy ; but his moral and prudential character immediately appears. Those authors, therefore, are to be read at schools that supply most axioms...moral truth, and most materials for conversation ; and these purposes are best served by poets, orators, and historians. Let me not be censured for this digression...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes, Volume 9

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - History - 1811
...astronomy; but his moral and prudential character immediately appears. s Those authors, therefore, are to be read at schools that supply most axioms of prudence, most principles <ir moral truth,, and most materials , for conversation; and these purposes are best served by poets,...
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The Sylvan Wanderer;: Consisting of a Series of Moral ..., Volumes 1-2

Sir Egerton Brydges - Literary Collections - 1813
...astronomy; but his moral and prudential character immediately appears. Those < authors, therefore, are to be read at schools, that supply most axioms...moral truth, and most materials for conversation; and these purposes are best served by Poets, Orators, and Historians."l1 Of the same opinion was the great...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 9

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - English literature - 1816
...astronomy ; but his moral and prudential character immediately appears, r Those authors, therefore, are to be read at schools /that supply most axioms of prudence, most princiI ples of moral truth, and most materials for conver/ sation ; and these purposes are best served...
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