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" ... failure of a first attempt to make the learner understand the principle .of a rule. It is no exaggeration to say, that under the present system, five years of a boy's life are partially spent in merely learning the rules contained in this treatise,... "
Elements of algebra priliminary to the differential calculus ... - Page 251
by Augustus De Morgan - 1837 - 256 pages
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A system of popular trigonometry

George Darley - 1835
...merely learning the rule* contained in this treatise, and those, for the most part, in so imperfect a way, that he is not fit to encounter any question...the pupil would be In no respect worse off though he spent five hours on every page of this work. The method of proceeding which I should recommend would...
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The Steam Engine Familiarly Explained and Illustrated: With an Historical ...

Dionysius Lardner - Engines - 1836 - 391 pages
...merely learning the rules contained in this treatise, and those, for the most part, in so imperfect a way, that he is not fit to encounter any question...pupil would be in no respect worse off", though he spent five hours on every page of this work. The method of proceeding which I should recommend, would...
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Lessons on form; or, Introduction to geometry as given in a Pestalozzian ...

Charles Reiner - 1837
...merely learning the rules contained in this treatise, and those, for the most part, in so imperfect a way, that he is not fit to encounter any question...pupil would be in no respect worse off, though he spent five hours on every page of this work, The method of proceeding which I should recommend, would...
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The Elements of Algebra Preliminary to the Differential Calculus: And Fit ...

Augustus De Morgan - Algebra - 1837 - 248 pages
...learning the rules contained in this treatise, and those, for the most part, in so imperfect a wayt that he is not fit to encounter any question unless...pupil would be in no respect worse off, though he spent five hours on every page of this work. The method of proceeding which I should recommend, would...
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Elements of algebra, preliminary to the differential calculus

Augustus De Morgan - 1837
...merely learning the iiiles contained in this treatise, ami those, for the most part, in so imperfect a way, that he is not fit to encounter any question unless he sees tile head of the book under which it falls. On a very moderate computation of the time thus bestowed,...
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Papers ... Also the Results of the Statistical Enquiries of the ..., Volume 3

Central Society of Education (London, England) - Education - 1839
...merely learning the rules contained in this treatise, and those, for the most part, in so imperfect a way, that he is not fit to encounter any question...pupil would be in no respect worse off, though he spent five hours on every page of this work. The method of proceeding which 1 should recommend, would...
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The elements of arithmetic...

Augustus De Morgan - Arithmetic - 1840 - 166 pages
...merely learning the rules contained in this treatise, and those, for the most part, in so imperfect a way, that he is not fit to encounter any question...pupil would be in no respect worse off, though he spent five hours on every page of this work. The method of proceeding which I should recommend, would...
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The English journal of education, ed. by G. Moody

George Moody - 1850
...merely learning the rules contained in this treatise, and those, for the most part, in so imperfect a way, that he is not fit to encounter any question...pupil would be in no respect worse off, though he spent five hours on every page of this work. The method of proceeding which I should recommend would...
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An Elementary English Grammar

R. G. Latham - 1851
...merely learning the rules contained in this Treatise, and those for the most part in so imperfect a way, that he is not fit to encounter any question...pupil would be in no respect worse off, though he spent five hours on every page of this work." Now I am not only prepared to admit, that what is learned...
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The London student

...merely learning the rules contained in this treatise, and those, for the most part, in so imperfect a way, that he is not fit to encounter any question...pupil would be in no respect worse off, though he spent five hours on every page of this work. " Preface to the Second Edition. FORMAL LOGIC ; Or...
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