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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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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 127

1868 - 612 pages
...century, Milton's noble definition of ' a complete and generous education,' as ' that which fits a man to perform justly, skilfully, and magnanimously all...offices, both private and public, of peace and war ' — (' all which,' he adds, ' may be done between twelve and one-andtwenty — less time than is...
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Studies in English prose: specimens, with notes, by J. Payne

Joseph Payne - 1868 - 530 pages
...and in ours also, it is— in Milton's words— "the complete and generous education that fits a man to perform justly, skilfully, and magnanimously, all...offices, both private and public, of peace and war." A hundred years hence it may mean a scientific education. In Dryden's time it was a learned one. (2)...
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Annual Report

United States. Office of Education - 1883 - 1138 pages
...give is none other than what Milton calls the ' complete and gênerons education' that 'fite a man to perform justly, skilfully, and magnanimously all...offices, both private and public, of peace and war. ' " This being done, the increased college attendance is a pleasing feature of educational progress....
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Typical Selections from the Best English Authors: With Introductory Notices

English authors - 1869 - 458 pages
...tenderest and most docible age. I call therefore 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. 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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The Young Ladies' Treasure Book: A Complete Cyclopædia of Practical ...

1870 - 956 pages
...reason itself. — Milton. EDUCATION. — 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. — Milton. EDUCATION. — " Good instruction is better than riches," was the motto that William Penn,...
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Classical Study: Its Value Illustrated by Extracts from the Writings of ...

Samuel Harvey Taylor - 1870 - 430 pages
...Academic Hall of Phillips Academy, Andover, Feb. 7, 1866, by Hon. Philip H. Sears, of Boston. " fits a man to perform justly, skilfully, and magnanimously all...offices, both private and public, of peace and war." Th« importance and necessity of the secondary object and function of the institution they fully appreciated...
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The American Journal of Education, Volume 22

Henry Barnard - 1871 - 932 pages
...and most docible age.' I call, therefore, 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." And how all this may be done between twelve and one-and-twenty, lees time than is now bestowed in pure...
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The R.I. Schoolmaster, Volume 17

1871 - 438 pages
...citizenship. "I call, therefore," says Milton, " 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 public duties of peace and of war ; but pre-eminently, let us hope, in this republic, for generations...
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Elements of Rhetoric: Comprising an Analysis of the Laws of Moral Evidence ...

Richard Whately - 1871 - 558 pages
...planned and conducted, is a main ingredient in that complete and generous education, which fits a man* 'to perform justly, skilfully, and magnanimously,...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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John Heywood's new code readers. Standard 1-3, 5, 6, Book 5

John Heywood (ltd.) - 1872 - 232 pages
...yon cup of Samian wine ! Lord Byron. 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. But here the main skill and groundwork will be to temper the learners with lectures and explanations...
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