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" he said, "seems to me as if it was given for the very purpose of forming the human mind in youth ; and the Greek and Latin languages seem the very instruments by which this is to be effected. "
Wisconsin Journal of Education - Page 3
1864
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The Massachusetts Teacher and Journal of Home and School Education, Volume 26

1873
...and obvious means of attaining the desired end. Says the lamented Dr. Arnold, " The study of language seems to me as if it was given for the very purpose...mind in youth ; and the Greek and Latin languages . . . seem the very instruments by which this is to be effected." And subsequently his biographer remarks...
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Things to Think of

Henry Allen Sawtelle - 1873 - 200 pages
...THE CHRISTIAN writer is generally the most comprehensive. THE STUDY of language seems to me as if_it was given for the very purpose of forming the human mind in youth, said Thomas Arnold. And this conviction strengthened with his age. IT is a great mistake, said Arnold,...
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Boys and their ways, by one who knows them

Boys - 1880 - 331 pages
...he found in the classical studies. He affirmed that the study of language seemed to him to have been given for the very purpose of forming the human mind in youth ; and he regarded the Greek and Latin languages as in themselves so perfect, and at the same time so free...
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Great thoughts on great truths, gathered by E. Davies

Great thoughts - 1882
...infant drop by drop, As brooklets gather. Sigourney. LANGUAGE. The Study of The study of language seems to me as if it was given for the very purpose...attend any attempt to teach boys philology through the medinm of their own spoken language, seem the very instruments by which this ia to be effected. ...
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Good Samaritans: Or, Biographical Illustrations of the Law of Human Kindness

William Henry Davenport Adams - 1883 - 392 pages
...foundation of his intellectual teaching. He affirmed that the study of language seemed to him to have been given for the very purpose of forming the human mind in youth ; and he regarded the Greek and Latin tongues as in themselves so perfect, and at the same time so free from...
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Dictionary of National Biography, Volume 2

1885
...the classics .as the liest vehicle for the study of language a study which seemed to him as if ' given for the very purpose of forming the human mind in youth ' he was the first to add mathematics, modern history, and modern languages to the ordinary school...
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A Book of Earnest Lives

William Henry Davenport Adams - 1894 - 403 pages
...foundation of his intellectual teaching. He affirmed that the study of language seemed to him to have been given for the very purpose of forming the human mind in youth ; and he regarded the Greek and Latin tongues as in themselves so perfect, and at the same time so free from...
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The Life and Correspondence of Thomas Arnold, D.D., Late Head-master of ...

Arthur Penrhyn Stanley - 1910
...not to gain what I. Thatjiksjiicaljitnidje^^ Ijectuarteaching, he maintained from the first! 2TThe study of language," he said, "seems to me as if it...purpose of forming the human mind in youth and the Greek tHemselves so "perfect, arid at the sarne'tlnle freed from the insuperable difficulty which must attend...
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Latin and Greek in American Education: With Symposia on the Value of ...

Francis Willey Kelsey - 1911 - 396 pages
...its best, founded his system on the classics. "The study of language," he said, "seems to me as if given for the very purpose of forming the human mind in youth; and the Greek and Latin languages .... seem the very instruments by which this is to be effected." Arnold was also deeply impressed with...
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The Greek Genius and Its Influence: Select Essays and Extracts

Lane Cooper - 1917 - 306 pages
...its best, founded his system on the classics. 'The study of language,' he said, 'seems to me as if given for the very purpose of forming the human mind in youth ; and the Greek and Latin languages . . . seem the very instruments by which this is to be effected. ' Arnold was also deeply impressed...
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