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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
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Prize Essay and Lectures, Delivered Before the American Institute ..., Volume 42

American Institute of Instruction - 1872 - 200 pages
...culture, but is complete and generous, and, as Milton justly says, " fits a- man to perform justly and skilfully and magnanimously all the offices, both private and public, of peace and war;" in a word, the progress of the formation of American character, individual and national. We must make...
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The Life of John Milton: Narrated in Connexion with the Political ..., Volume 3

David Masson - 1873 - 754 pages
...outset. "I call therefore a complete " and generous Education," he says, " that which fits a man " to perform, justly, skilfully, and magnanimously,...offices, both private and public, of Peace and War." This definition, if meant as verbally perfect, would not have been satisfactory to Comenius, whose...
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The idea of a university defined and illustrated

John Henry Newman (card.) - 1873 - 564 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.' "* & The view of Liberal Education, advocated in these extracts, is expanded by Mr. Davison in the...
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The Life of John Milton: Narrated in Connexion with the Political ..., Volume 3

David Masson - 1873 - 750 pages
...outset. "I call therefore a complete " and generous Education," he says, " that which fits a man " to perform, justly, skilfully, and magnanimously,...offices, both private and public, of Peace and War." This definition, if meant as verbally perfect, would not have been satisfactory to Comenius, whose...
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Essays and Addresses

Owens College - 1874 - 588 pages
...older theory, "a complete and generous education," in the words of Milton, is "that which fits a man to perform justly, skilfully, and magnanimously, all...offices, both private and public, of peace and war;" while the other theory holds that the aims and interests of the individual are to be chiefly kept in...
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Aphorisms, maxims, &c., for learners, selected and arranged by R. Potts

Robert Potts - 1875 - 208 pages
...business and affairs. — Bacon. 6. 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 rnaiu skill and groundwork will be, to temper them [the learners] with lectures and...
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The Milton Anthology: Selected from the Prose Writings

John Milton - 1876 - 506 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 pea'ce and war. .... ' But here the main skill and groundwork will be, to temper them such lectures and explanations,...
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English Pedagogy: Education, the School, and the Teacher in English Literature

Henry Barnard - 1876 - 524 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, less time than is now bestowed in pure...
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The Milton Anthology: Selected from the Prose Writings

John Milton - 1876 - 506 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 But here the main skill and groundwork will be, to temper them such lectures and explanations, upon...
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British and Foreign Medico-chirurgical Review: Or, Quarterly ..., Volume 36

1865 - 592 pages
...Milton, in his ' Tractate of Education,' of 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," dismisses the subject of diet in the very few words, " that it should be plain, healthful, and moderate."...
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