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" I call therefore a complete and generous education, that which fits a man to perform justly, skilfully, and magnanimously all the offices, both private and public, of peace and war. "
Treasury of Thought: Forming an Encyclopædia of Quotations from Ancient and ... - Page 139
by Maturin Murray Ballou - 1894 - 579 pages
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The Rambler, by S. Johnson, Volume 1

1806
...popularity, that, according to the Greek proverb, no man in the house is more a slave than the master. When a king asked Euclid the mathematician, whether he could not explain his art to him in a morS compendious manner ? he was answered, that there was no royal way to geometry. Other things may...
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The Code of Health and Longevity: Or, A Concise View, of the Principles ...

Sir John Sinclair - 1807
...justly observes, that the training up of youth cannot be considered as complete and generous, unless it fits a man to perform justly, skilfully, and magnanimously,...offices, both private and public, of peace and war. On these principles, I consider it essential that boys should be trained up to military exercises....
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Prose Works ...: Containing His Principal Political and ..., Volume 1

John Milton - 1809
...of a good education is undoubtedly just, and ought to be kept steadily in view. " I call (says he) a complete and generous education, that which fits...offices, both private and public, of peace and war." About the same time, also, or in ji644i appeared' \ Areopagitica, a Speech for the Liberty of Unli-'...
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The life of Milton, and Conjectures on the Origin of Paradise Lost, by ...

William Hayley - 1810
...moral discipline were perfectly in unison with those of Socrates ; he says, in that treatise, " I call a complete and generous education that, which fits...offices, both private and public, of peace and war." Who can define a good education in terms more truly Socratic ? Milton, however, in his attachment to...
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The Classical Journal, Volume 6

1819
...and, if happily planned .and conducted, is a main ingredient in that complete and generous education, which fits a man " to perform justly, skilfully, and...offices, both private and public, of peace and war." Thus far then we have considered the utility of those liberal pursuits, which in a refined state of...
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The Pamphleteer, Volume 17

Abraham John Valpy - 1820
...all the food and entertainment of their tenderest and most docible age. I call therefore a compleate and generous education that which fits a man to perform...skilfully, and magnanimously all the offices both private and publike of peace and war. And how all this may be done between twelve and one and twenty, lesse...
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The Academician: Containing the Elements of ..., Volume 1, Issues 1-25

1820 - 399 pages
...according to the („••(.•;;• proverb, no man in the house il more a slare than the master. When a King asked Euclid the mathematician, whether he could not explain his art to him in a more pompendious manner, he was answered, that there Vtt no royal way to geometry. Other things may be seized...
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The Oriental herald and colonial review [ed. by J.S. Buckingham]., Volume 3

James Silk Buckingham - 1824
...declare whether it shall bo condemned or approved. To use the forcible language of Milton, " I call a complete and generous education, that which fits...skilfully, and magnanimously all the offices, both public and private, of peace and war." If a complete and generous education, were in any case or at...
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A Selection from the English Prose Works of John Milton, Volume 2

John Milton - 1826
...commonly set be1* fore them as all the food and entertainment of their tenderest and most docible age. I call, therefore, a complete and generous education,...offices, both private and public, of peace and war. And how all this may be done between twelve and one and twenty, less time than is now bestowed in pure...
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Discourse Delivered Before the American Institute of Instruction: At the ...

Francis Calley Gray - 1832 - 21 pages
...yet agreed as to its object. Milton proposes it as the aim of the scheme recommended by him, " to fit a man to perform justly, skilfully and magnanimously...offices both private and public of peace and war." A glorious vision, and well worthy of the lofty imagination of its author, but incapable of being realized...
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