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Right Reading: Words of Good Counsel on the Choice and Use of Books - Page 87
1902 - 97 pages
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American Literature, 1607-1885: The development of American thought

Charles Francis Richardson - American literature - 1886
...attainment. But the moment you have a definite aim, attention is quickened—the mother of memory—and all that you acquire groups and arranges itself in...the power to make learning answer its true end as a quickener of intelligence, and a widener of our intellectual sympathies. I have quoted at length these...
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Democracy: And Other Addresses

James Russell Lowell - 1886 - 245 pages
...attainment. But the moment you have a definite aim, attention is quickened, the mother of memory, and all that you acquire groups and arranges itself in...the power to make learning answer its true end as a quickener of intelligence and a widener of our intellectual sympathies. I do not mean to say that every...
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Library Journal, Volume 11

Melvil Dewey, Richard Rogers Bowker, Charles Ammi Cutter, Karl Brown, Bertine Emma Weston, Helen E. Wessells - Libraries - 1886
...attainment. But the moment you have a definite aim attention is quickened, the mother of memory, and all that you acquire groups and arranges itself in...thinking, which is, after all, the highest result ot all education. For what we want is not learning, but knowledge — that is, the power to make learning...
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Parry's Monthly Magazine, Volume 3

1887
...attainment. But the moment you have a definite aim, attention is quickened, the mother of memory, and all that you acquire groups and arranges itself in...of constant and growing interest. This method also Jbrces upon us the necessity of thinking, which is, after all, the highest result of all education....
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 44; Volume 107

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1886
...new soil. " The moment you have a definite aim, attention is quickened, the mother of memory ; and all that you acquire groups and arranges itself in...central object of constant and growing interest."! Bearing this in mind, we would urge the student to investigate every unfamiliar allusion which may...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 162

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - English literature - 1886
...new soil. ' The moment you have a definite aim, attention is quickened, the mother of memory ; and all that you acquire groups and arranges itself in...central object of constant and growing interest.' f Bearing this in mind, we would urge the student to investigate every unfamiliar allusion which may...
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American Literature 1607-1885, Volume 1

Charles Francis Richardson - American literature - 1889
...attainment. But the moment you have a definite aim, attention is quickened — the mother of memory — and all that you acquire groups and arranges itself in...the power to make learning answer its true end as a quickener of intelligence, and a widener of our intellectual sympathies. I have quoted at length these...
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American Literature, 1607-1885, Volume 1

Charles Francis Richardson - American literature - 1887
...attainment. But the moment you have a definite aim, attention is quickened — the mother of memory — and all that you acquire groups and arranges itself in an order that i because everywhere and always it is in intelligent relation to a central object of constant and growing...
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The Magazine of American History with Notes and Queries, Volume 20

John Austin Stevens, Benjamin Franklin DeCosta, Henry Phelps Johnston, Martha Joanna Lamb, Nathan Gillett Pond - United States - 1888
...attainment. But the moment you have a definite aim, attention is quickened — the mother of memory — and all that you acquire groups and arranges itself in...the necessity of thinking, which is, after all, the hightest result of all education." Select books that are informing, and so far as in your power equip...
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The Writings of James Russell Lowell: Literary and political addresses

James Russell Lowell - American literature - 1890
...attainment. But the moment you have a definite aim, attention is quickened, the mother of memory, and all that you acquire groups and arranges itself in...the power to make learning answer its true end as a quickener of intelligence and a widener of our intellectual sympathies. I do not mean to say that every...
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