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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. "
The American Journal of Education - Page 59
edited by - 1856
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Introduction to the Literature of Europe in the Fifteenth ..., Volume 4

Henry Hallam - 1839 - 424 pages
...education than what was in use. "That," he says, "I call a complete and generous education which fits a man to perform justly, skilfully and magnanimously all...offices both private and public, of peace and war." But when Milton descends to specify the course of studies he would recommend, it appears singularly...
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Discourses on the Life and Character of John Thornton Kirkland, and of ...

Alexander Young - 1840 - 256 pages
...useful to the man." And Milton says, " I call that a complete and generous education, which fits a man to perform justly, skilfully, and magnanimously, all...offices, both private and public, of peace and war." With such views of the uses of learning and the purposes of education, exemplified and illustrated...
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A Discourse on the Life and Character of the Reverend John Thornton Kirkland ...

Alexander Young - 1840 - 244 pages
...useful to the man." And Milton says, " I call that a complete and generous education, which fits a man to perform justly, skilfully, and magnanimously, all...offices, both private and public, of peace and war." With such views of the uses of learning and the purposes of education, exemplified and illustrated...
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The Teacher's Manual: Being an Exposition of an Efficient and Economical ...

Thomas H. Palmer - 1840 - 300 pages
...CHAPTER I. 1NTROD UCTORY. " I call, therefore, a complete and generous education, that which lita man to perform, justly, skilfully, and magnanimously,...offices, both private and public, of peace and war." — Milton. IN the following pages, it is proposed to inquire, what are the requisites-for a good education...
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The Christian remembrancer; or, The Churchman's Biblical ..., Volume 3

1842 - 748 pages
...well bear to be quoted again, — " I call a complete and generous education that which fits a man to perform justly, skilfully, and magnanimously, all...offices, both private and public, of peace and war." The next article is an analysis of Locke's '• Thoughts concerning Education." Locke adopts the Spartan...
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The Law Times, Volume 2

1844 - 546 pages
...planned and conducted, is a main ingredient in that complete and generous education, which fits a man " to perform justly, skilfully, and magnanimously, all...offices, both private and public, of peace and war." ' " But to pass from the consideration of the dangers common to all, and to proceed to what is peculiar...
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The Golden Vase: A Gift for the Young

Hannah Flagg Gould - 1927 - 328 pages
...every act and every writing of John Milton. He defined the object of education to be, " to fit a man to perform justly, skilfully, and magnanimously all...offices, both private and public, of peace and war." He declared that " he who would aspire to write well hereafter in laudable things, ought himself to...
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Memoirs and Correspondence of the Most Noble Richard Marquess ..., Volume 2

Robert Rouiere Pearce - 1846 - 488 pages
...eye of his illustrious father he had received that ' complete and generous education which fits a man to perform justly, skilfully, and magnanimously, all...offices, both private and public, of peace and war.' " Such an education, acting on such a natural disposition, not only qualified him to adorn the most...
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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productions ...

Robert Chambers - 1847 - 712 pages
...tenderest and most docile age. I call, therefore, a complete and generous education, that which fits a man is like you : the hath been in good case, and, the truth is, [Liberty of die Press.] I deny not but that it is of the greatest concernment in the church and commonwealth,...
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 30

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew - 1847 - 672 pages
...a manly education ? Milton said : ' I call a complete and generous education that which fits a man to perform justly, skilfully and magnanimously, all...offices both private and public, of peace and war.' This is comprehensive, and as a general definition, is as good as any that can be given. To educate...
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