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" For my part, I desire to see the time when education — and by its means, morality, sobriety, enterprise, and industry — shall become much more general than at present, and should be gratified to have it in my power to contribute something to the advancement... "
The early life of Abraham Lincoln - Page 129
by Ida Minerva Tarbell, John McCan Davis - 1896 - 240 pages
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Stories of Achievement, Volume 2

Asa Don Dickinson - Biography - 1916
...decided to announce himself, in March, 1832, as a candidate for the General Assembly of the State. . . . The audacity of a young man in his position presenting...equalled by the humility of the closing paragraphs of his announcement: "But, fellow-citizens, I shall conclude. Considering the great degree of modesty which...
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Truancy and Non-attendance in the Chicago Schools: A Study of the Social ...

Edith Abbott, Sophonisba Preston Breckinridge - Child labor - 1917 - 472 pages
...General Assembly, December 3, 1834, p. 23. See also Appendix I, doc. 1, p. 354 of this volume. 29 thing to the advancement of any measure which might have a tendency to accelerate the happy period.1 Fortunately the "friends of education" were rewarded by one substantial measure...
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The Voice of Lincoln

Reuben M. Wanamaker - Biography & Autobiography - 1918 - 363 pages
...education — and by its means, morality, sobriety, enterprise, and industry — shall become much more general than at present, and should be gratified...might have a tendency to accelerate that happy period. thought to be necessary. Many respectable men have suggested that our estray laws — the law respecting...
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Abraham Lincoln as a Man of Letters

Luther Emerson Robinson - Biography & Autobiography - 1918 - 342 pages
...education — and by its means, morality, sobriety, enterprise, and industry — shall become much more general than at present, and should be gratified...might have a tendency to accelerate that happy period. With regard to existing laws, some alterations are thought to be necessary. Many respectable men have...
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The Development of the Free Public High School in Illinois to 1860

Paul Everett Belting - High schools - 1919 - 206 pages
...time when education, and by its means, morality, sobriety, enterprise and industry, shall become much more general than at present, and should be gratified...measure which might have a tendency to accelerate the happy period." 2 Hall concluded by saying that a local, individual school system was practically...
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Public Education in the United States: A Study and Interpretation of ...

Ellwood Patterson Cubberley - Education - 1919 - 517 pages
...time when education, and by its means, morality, sobriety, enterprise, and industry, shall become much more general than at present, and should be gratified...measure which might have a tendency to accelerate the happy period. . A. LINCOLN Workingmen join in demanding schools. The representatives of the newly...
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Selections from the Works of Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln - United States - 1921 - 262 pages
...when education — and by its means morality, sobriety, enterprise, and industry — shall become much more general than at present ; and should be gratified...might have a tendency to accelerate that happy period. Every man is said to have his peculiar ambition. Whether it be true or not, I can say, for one, that...
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Bulletin, Issues 26-33

Education - 1913
...able to read the Scriptures and other works, both of a religious and moral nature, for themselves. it in my power to contribute something to the advancement of any measures which might have a tendency to accelerate that happy period. — Address to the People of...
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Bulletin, Issues 21-35

Education - 1913
...able to read the Scriptures and other works, both of a religious and moral nature, for themselves. it in my power to contribute something to the advancement of any measures which might have a tendency to accelerate that happy period. — Address to the People of...
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Proceedings of the ... Annual Meeting, Volume 15

Society for the Promotion of Engineering Education (U.S.). Meeting - Engineering - 1907
...when education—and by its means, morality, sobriety, enterprise, and industry— shall become much more general than at present, and should be gratified...have a tendency to accelerate that happy period." The happy period referred to in this quotation has manifestly made its appearance, but it is right to give...
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