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Page 155 - ... of the scholar than by the great beating of the master; and whether this be true or no, you yourself are best witness." I said somewhat farther in the matter, how and why young children were sooner allured by love than driven by beating to attain good learning; wherein I was the bolder to say my mind because Mr.
Page 77 - Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God is one Lord: And thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy might. And these words, which I command thee this day, shall be in thine heart: And thou shalt teach them diligently unto thy children, and shalt talk of them when thou sittest in thine house, and when thou walkest by the way, and when thou liest down, and when thou risest up.
Page 136 - Ye know not what hurt ye do to learning that care not for words, but for matter, and so make a divorce betwixt the tongue and the heart.
Page 159 - Also for manners and life, quick wits commonly be, in desire, new-fangled; in purpose, inconstant; light to promise anything, ready to forget everything, both benefit and injury...
Page 120 - It is not enough to fortify his soul; you are also to make his sinews strong; for the soul will be oppressed if not assisted by the members, and would have too hard a task to discharge two offices alone. I know very well, to my cost, how much mine groans under the...
Page 228 - How can an inanimate, mechanical Gerundgrinder, the like of whom will, in a subsequent century, be manufactured at Nurnberg out of wood and leather, foster the growth of anything; much more of Mind, which grows, not like a vegetable (by having its roots littered with etymological compost), but like a spirit, by mysterious contact of Spirit...
Page 135 - Latin tongue, the two only learned tongues, which be kept, not in common talk, but in private books, we find always wisdom and eloquence, good matter and good utterance never or seldom asunder. For all such authors as be fullest of good matter and right judgment in doctrine, be likewise always most proper in words, most apt in sentence, most plain and pure in uttering the same.
Page 162 - Learning teacheth more in one year than experience in twenty ; and learning teacheth safely, when experience maketh more miserable, than wise.
Page 163 - Learning therefore, ye wise fathers, and good bringing up, and not blind and dangerous experience, is the next and readiest way that must lead your children, first to wisdom, and then to worthiness, if ever ye purpose they shall come there.
Page 158 - Yea, many times the better nature is sorer punished. For, if one by quickness of wit take his lesson readily, another by hardness of wit taketh it not so speedily ; the first is always commended; the other is commonly punished : when a wise schoolmaster should rather discreetly consider the right disposition of both their natures, and not...