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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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Eminent Victorians: Cardinal Manning, Florence Nightingale, Dr. Arnold ...

Lytton Strachey - 1918 - 351 pages
...Greece and Rome. That the classics should form the basis of all teaching was an axiom with Dr. Arnold. "The study of language, " he said, "seems to me as...mind in youth ; and the Greek and Latin languages seem the very instruments by which this is to be effected." Certainly, there was something providential...
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The Education Papers: Women's Quest for Equality in Britain, 1850-1912

Dale Spender - 2001 - 366 pages
...and opens the 240 gates for the next, that of literature. Arnold says of it: 'The study of language seems to me as if it was given for the very purpose of forming the human mind in youth.' We have already alluded to the special use to be made of French. But wherever it seems likely that...
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The Best Days of Your Life

2004 - 224 pages
...Greece and Rome. That the classics should form the basis of all teaching was an axiom with Dr. Arnold. 'The study of language', he said, 'seems to me as...human mind in youth; and the Greek and Latin languages seem the very instruments by which this is to be effected.' Certainly, there was something providential...
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British Biography: A Reader

Carl Edmund Rollyson - 2005 - 308 pages
...Greece and Rome. That the classics should form the basis of all teaching was an axiom with Dr. Arnold. "The study of language," he said, "seems to me as...human mind in youth; and the Greek and Latin languages seem the very instruments by which this is to be effected." Certainly, there was something providential...
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New Englander and Yale Review, Volume 6

Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight - 1848
...they are most admirable to instruct, refine and delight men. "The study of language," says Dr. Arnold, "seems to me as if it was given for the very purpose...to teach boys philology through the medium of their mother tongue, seem the very instruments by which this is to be effected." "The study of Latin and...
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Classical Education in Britain, 1500-1900

Martin Lowther Clarke - 1959 - 233 pages
...prose-composition. Though he introduced other subjects, he had no desire to dethrone the classics. 'The study of language', he said, 'seems to me as...human mind in youth; and the Greek and Latin languages . . . seem the very instruments by which this is to be effected.'2 But with him the emphasis was not...
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Dictionary of national biography, ed. by L. Stephen (and S. Lee ..., Volume 2

Dictionary - 1885
...the classics as the best 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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