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" Nothing could have been worse for the development of my mind than Dr. Butler's school, as it was strictly classical, nothing else being taught, except a little ancient geography and history. The school as a means of education to me was simply a blank. "
Proceedings of the Royal Society of London - Page iii
1888
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Wisconsin Journal of Education, Volume 23

Education - 1893
...example, says: "Nothing could have been worse for the development of my mind than Dr. Butler's school. The school, as a means of education to me was simply a blank." Of his education at the University of Edinburg: "Dr. made his lectures on human anatomy as dull as...
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The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin: Including an ..., Volume 1

Sir Francis Darwin - Naturalists - 1887
...it was strictly classical, nothing else being taught, except a little ancient geography and history. The school as a means of education to me was simply a blank. During my whole life I have been singularly incapable of mastering'any language. Especial attention...
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The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin: Including an ..., Volume 1

Sir Francis Darwin - Electronic books - 1887 - 418 pages
...it was strictly classical, nothing else being taught, except a little ancient geography and history. The school as a means of education to me was simply a blank. During my whole life I have been singularly incapable of mastering any language. Especial attention...
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The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin

Francis Darwin - 1887
...it was strictly classical, nothing else being taught, except a little ancient geography and history. The school as a means of education to me was simply a blank. During my whole life I have been singularly incapable of mastering any language. Especial attention...
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The Popular Science Monthly, Volume 32

Science - 1888
...it was strictly classical, nothing else being taught, except a little ancient geography and history. The school as a means of education to me was simply a blank. During my whole life I have been singularly incapable of mastering any language. Especial attention...
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Life, Journals and Correspondence of Rev. Manasseh Cutler, L.L.D.

1888 - 1019 pages
...it was strictly classical, nothing else being taught, except a little ancient geography and history. The school as a means of education to me was simply a blank. During my whole life I have been singularly incapable of mastering any language. Especial attention...
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Life of William Ellis, Founder of the Birkbeck Schools: With Some Account of ...

Edmund Kell Blyth - Education - 1889 - 365 pages
...was strictly " classical, nothing else being taught except a little ancient "geography and history. The school, as a means of " education to me, was simply a blank. During my whole " life I have been singularly incapable of mastering any " language. Especial attention...
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Life of William Ellis (founder of the Birkbeck Schools) with Some Account of ...

Edmund Kell Blyth - Educators - 1892 - 380 pages
...was strictly " classical, nothing else being taught except a little ancient " geography and history. The school, as a means of " education to me, was simply a blank. During my whole " life I have been singularly incapable of mastering any " language. Especial attention...
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Darwiniana: Essays

Thomas Henry Huxley - Evolution - 1894 - 473 pages
...for wasting his time on such a contemptible subject as chemistry. English composition and literature, modern languages, modern history, modern geography,...chemical exercises, which the head master treated so contumelious] y, are gratefully spoken of as the " best part " of his education while at school. Such...
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Darwinianism: Workmen and Work

James Hutchison Stirling - Evolution - 1894 - 358 pages
...opinion, so far as their business proper was concerned, both school and college were for him failures. " The school as a means of education to me was simply a blank ; " " during the three years which I spent at Cambridge my time was wasted, as far as the academical...
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