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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. "
Discourses on the Life and Character of John Thornton Kirkland, and of ... - Page 47
by Alexander Young - 1840
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Letters written by the earl of Chatham to Thomas Pitt

William Pitt (1st earl of Chatham.) - 1804 - 142 pages
...and as exemplified in the lessons both of ancient and of modern history. " I call that," says Milton, "a complete and generous education, which fits a man...skilfully, and magnanimously, all the offices, both public and private, of peace and war." • This is the purpose to which all knowledge is subordinate;...
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Letters Written by the Late Earl of Chatham to His Nephew Thomas Pitt, Esq ...

William Pitt (Earl of Chatham) - 1804 - 154 pages
...as exemplified in the lessons both of ancient and of modern history. " I call that," says Milton, " a complete and generous education, which fits a man...skilfully, and magnanimously, all the offices, both public and private, of peace and war." This is the purpose to which all knowledge is subordinate; the...
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The Code of Health and Longevity: Or, A Concise View, of the Principles ...

Sir John Sinclair - 1807 - 852 pages
...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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Cobbett's Weekly Political Register, Volume 11

1807 - 542 pages
...propriety in the definition, which Miltou has given of a " complete and generous education," as thnt " which fits a man to perform justly, skilfully, and magnanimously, all the offices, both private niia public, of peace and war." Let ns, then, apply this definition ns a test to ascertain the merits...
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Prose Works ...: Containing His Principal Political and ..., Volume 1

John Milton - 1809 - 534 pages
...just, and ought to be kept steadily in view. " I call (says he) a complete and generous education, that which fits a man to perform justly, skilfully, and...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 Classical Journal, Volume 6

1819 - 496 pages
...grace and more elevated carriage; and, if happily planned .and conducted, is a main ingredient in that complete and generous education, which fits a man...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 life of Milton, and Conjectures on the Origin of Paradise Lost, by ...

William Hayley - 1810 - 472 pages
...with those of Socrates ; he says, in that treatise, " I call a complete and generous education that, which fits a man to perform justly, skilfully, and...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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Letters written by the earl of Chatham to Thomas Pitt. Repr

William Pitt (Earl of Chatham) - 1810 - 148 pages
...as exemplified in the lessons both of antient and of modern history. " I call that," says Milton, " a complete and generous education, which fits a man...skilfully, and magnanimously, all the offices, both public and private, of peace and war." This is the purpose to which all knowledge is subordinate; the...
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The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volume 9

David Phineas Adams, William Emerson, Samuel Cooper Thacher - 1810 - 446 pages
...grace and more elevated carriage ; and, if happily planned and conducted, is a main ingredient in that complete and generous education, which fits a man " to perform justly, skilfully, und magnanimously, all the offices, both private and publick, of peace and war." Thus far then we have...
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Elements of the Philosophy of the Human Mind, Volume 1

Dugald Stewart - 1814 - 528 pages
...education only can be considered as complete and *' generous, which" (in the language of Milton) " fits a " man to perform justly, skilfully, and magnanimously, " all the offices, both private and public, of peace, and "of war."* I hope it will not be supposed, from the foregoing observations,...
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