Rousseau's Émile: Or, Treatise on Education

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D. Appleton, 1892 - Education - 355 pages
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Page ix - And be these juggling fiends no more believed, ;>< That palter with us in a double sense; That keep the word of promise to our ear, And break it to our hope.
Page 263 - Thus the whole education of women ought to be relative to men. To please them, to be useful to them, to make themselves loved and honored by them, to educate them when young, to care for them when grown, to counsel them, to console them, and to make life agreeable and sweet to them — these are the duties of women at all times, and what should be taught them from their infancy.
Page 1 - EVERYTHING is good as it comes from the hands of the Author of Nature; but everything degenerates in the hands of man.* He forces one country to nourish the productions of another; one tree to bear the fruits of another.
Page 258 - Who can find a virtuous woman? For her price is far above rubies. The heart of her husband doth safely trust in her, so that he shall have no need of spoil. She will do him good and not evil all the days of her life. She seeketh wool, and flax, and worketh willingly with her hands. She is like the merchants' ships; she bringeth her food from afar.
Page 353 - ... ought to be taught to women from their childhood. Every girl ought to have the religion of her mother, and every wife that of her husband.
Page 2 - We derive this education from nature, from men, or from things. The internal development of our faculties and organs is the education of nature; the use which we learn to make of this development is the education of men; while the acquisition of personal experience from the objects that affect us is the education of things.* return toward primitive simplicity; and so he sequesters I milr.

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