... vitally important knowledge, sacrificed to it. Supposing it true that classical education conduces to elegance and correctness of style ; it cannot be said that elegance and correctness of style are comparable in importance to a familiarity with the... Wisconsin Journal of Education - Page 1131864Full view
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Lamar Taney Beman - 1921 - 237 pages
...importance to a familiarity with the principles that should guide the rearing of children. Grant that taste may be greatly improved by reading all the poetry...not to be inferred that such improvement of taste is equivilent in Value to an acquaintance with the laws of health. Accomplishments, the fine arts, belles-lettres,...