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" Childishness in boys, even of good abilities, seems to me to be a growing fault, and I do not know to what to ascribe it, except to the great number of exciting books of amusement, like Pickwick and Nickleby, Bentley's Magazine, &c., &c. "
Annual Report - Page 11
1871
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The Teacher's visitor. Ed. by W.C.Wilson, Volumes 9-11

William Carus Wilson - 1848
...mischievous effects of such reading in early life, Dr. Arnold has the following observation :— " Childishness in boys, even of good abilities, seems...what to ascribe it, except to the great number of exciting books of amusement, like Pickwick and Nickleby, Bentley's Magazine, &c. These completely satisfy...
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The Life and Correspondence of Thomas Arnold, D.D.: Late Head ..., Volume 2

Arthur Penrhyn Stanley - 1844
...him to Oxford to live in luxury, without any desire in his mind to avail himself of his advantages. Childishness in boys, even of good abilities, seems...what to ascribe • it, except to the great number of exciting books of amusement, like Pickwick and Nickleby, Bentley's Magazine, &c. &c. These completely...
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The Life and Correspondence of Thomas Arnold, D.D.: Late Head ..., Volume 2

Arthur Penrhyn Stanley - 1844
...him to Oxford to live in luxury, without any desire in his mind to avail himself of his advantages. Childishness in boys, even of good abilities, seems...growing fault, and I do not know to what to ascribe a it, except to the great number of exciting books of amusement, like Pickwick and Nickleby, Bentley's...
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The Christian witness and church members' magazine [ed. by J ..., Volume 10

John Campbell
...tinfoil, or they will not keep. LIGHT LITERATURE AMONG BOYS. Childishness in boys, even of good ahilities, seems to me to be a growing fault ; and I do not know...what to ascribe it, except to the great number of exciting books or amwmenty, like Pickwick and JficAleby, Bentky'i Magazine, &e., &c. These completely...
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The Life and Correspondence of Thomas Arnold, D. D.: Late Head ..., Volume 2

Arthur Penrhyn Stanley - 1845
...him to Oxford to live in luxury, without any desire in his mind to avail himself of his advantages. Childishness in boys, even of good abilities, seems...what to ascribe • it, except to the great number of exciting books of amusement, like Pickwick and Nickleby, Bentlcy's Magazine, &c., &c. These completely...
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The Life and Correspondence of Thomas Arnold: D. D., Late Head ..., Part 4

Arthur Penrhyn Stanley - 1845 - 516 pages
...him to Oxford to live in luxury, without any desire in his mind to avail himself of his advantages. Childishness in boys, even of good abilities, seems...to be a growing fault, and I do not know to what to ascribe1 it, except to the great number of exciting books of amusement, like Pickwick and Nickleby,...
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The Life and Correspondence of Thomas Arnold, D. D., Late Head-master of ...

Arthur Penrhyn Stanley - History teachers - 1846 - 490 pages
...him to Oxford to live in luxury, without any desire in his mind to avail himself of his advantages. Childishness in boys, even of good abilities, seems...what to ascribe' it, except to the great number of exciting books of amusement, like Pickwick and Nickleby, Bentley's Magazine, «fee. &c. These completely...
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The Presbyterian review and religious journal, Volume 19

1846
...its frivolous literature, as the sure omen of a frivolous character, he raised his voice loudly. " Childishness in boys, even of good abilities, seems to me to be a growing fault: and I do not know what to ascribe it to except to the great number of exciting books of amusement, like Pickwick, and...
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The Bible class magazine [ed. by C.H. Bateman]., Volume 6

Christian Henry Bateman - 1866
...baker, at the alehouse, &c. , with nails. — Youth's Magazine. DB. ARNOLD'S OPINION OF AMUSING BOOKS. —Childishness in boys, even of good abilities, seems...what to ascribe it, except to the great number of exciting books of amusement, like "Pickwick" and "Ni ' cholas Nickleby," " Bentley's Magazine, " &c....
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Eliza Cook's Journal, Volume 3

Eliza Cook - 1850
...in luxury, without any desire in his mind to avail himself of his advantages. Childishness in boy.*, even of good abilities, seems to me to be a growing...I do not know to what to ascribe it, except to the greater number of exciting books of amusement, like 'Pickwick' and ' Nickleby,' 'Bentley's Miscellany/...
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