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Page 99 - But here the main skill and groundwork will be to temper them such lectures and explanations upon every opportunity, as may lead and draw them in willing obedience, inflamed with the study of learning and the admiration of virtue, stirred up with high hopes of living to be brave men and worthy patriots, dear to God and famous to all ages...
Page 99 - That they may despise and scorn all their childish and ill-taught qualities, to delight in manly and liberal exercises, which he who hath the art and proper eloquence to catch them with, what with mild and effectual persuasions, and what with the intimation of some fear, if need be, but chiefly by his own example, might in a short space gain them to an incredible diligence and courage, infusing into their young breasts such an ingenuous and noble ardor, as would not fail to make many of them renowned...
Page 298 - ... or that such child has been otherwise furnished with the means of education for a like period of time...
Page 134 - There is not a single view of human nature, which is not sufficient to extinguish the seeds of pride.
Page 389 - WORDS AND PHRASES, so classified and arranged as to facilitate the expression of ideas, and assist in literary composition.
Page 150 - They are to be delivered out from the lips, as beautiful coins newly issued from the mint, deeply and accurately impressed, perfectly finished, neatly struck by the proper organs, distinct, sharp, in due succession, and of due weight.
Page 389 - Revised and edited, with a List of Foreign Words defined in English, and other additions, by BARNAS SEARS, DD, President of Brown University.
Page 386 - Indians' children were to be taught freely, and the charge to be by yearly contribution, either by voluntary allowance, or by rate of such as refused, etc., and this order was confirmed by the general court . . . Other towns did the like, providing maintenance by several means.
Page 73 - It is the play of Hamlet with the part of Hamlet left out. A flag which does not distinguish may be a very nice piece of bunting, it may be handsomely executed, tasteful, expressive, and a thousand other things, but it has no title at all to bear the name of flag.
Page 32 - Duns' disciples, and like draff called Scotists, the children of darkness, raged in every pulpit against Greek, Latin, and Hebrew; and what sorrow the schoolmasters, that taught the true Latin tongue, had with them; some beating the pulpit with their fists for madness and roaring out with open and foaming mouth, that if there were but one Terence or Virgil in the world, and that same in their sleeves, and a fire before them, they...