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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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Rose-Belford's Canadian Monthly and National Review, Volume 6

1881 - 674 pages
...member of society. It is the only thing, says Milton in his 'Literary Musings,' ' which fits a man to perform justly, skilfully, and magnanimously, all...offices both private and public of peace and war. ' There seems to be a growing disposition in the public mind to do away with the first important educational...
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The Twentieth Century, Volume 60

1906 - 1100 pages
...not to teach what might be even indirectly helpful in the pursuit of trade or commerce, or in fitting men ' to perform justly, skilfully, and magnanimously...offices, both private and public, of peace and war.' The aim of education was rather what Milton describes as the true end of learning — ' to know God...
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School & Society, Volume 1, Issues 14-26

James McKeen Cattell, Raymond Walters, Will Carson Ryan - 1915 - 536 pages
...and generous education, that which fits a man to perform justly, MAT 22, 1915] SCHOOL AND SOCIETY 723 skilfully and magnanimously all the offices, both private and public, of peace and war. Service is the keynote, social service is the measure of value. But education has social value only...
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John Milton: Introductions

John Broadbent - 1973 - 364 pages
...emphasis on virtue in the first : 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. It is this large design that Milton had in mind for himself during his years of preparation. If it...
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A Critical History of English Literature: Shakespeare to Milton, Volume 2

David Daiches - 1979 - 304 pages
...spirit of Renaissance Humanism, "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." He opposes early emphasis on such "abstract" studies as rhetoric and logic, insisting on a great variety...
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The Higher Education of Women, 1866

Emily Davies - 1988 - 262 pages
...general sense ; and when he goes on to define 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,' the words might still, perhaps, bear a common interpretation ; but as soon as he comes to describing...
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Israel Yearbook on Human Rights 1979, Volume 9

Yoram Dinstein - 1989 - 364 pages
...society with what John Milton called "a complete and generous education," namely, "that which fits a man to perform justly, skilfully and magnanimously all...offices both private and public of peace and war." This assumption of policymaking responsibility on the part of political institutions, manifested mainly...
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The Quotable Lewis

Clive Staples Lewis - 1989 - 678 pages
...learning. Let me explain. The purpose of education has been described by Milton as that of fitting a man "to perform justly, skilfully, and magnanimously all...offices both private and public, of peace and war." Provided we do not overstress "skilfully" Aristotle would substantially agree with this, but would...
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The New England Milton: Literary Reception and Cultural Authority in the ...

Kevin P. Van Anglen - 1993 - 280 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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Emerson's Literary Criticism

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1995 - 304 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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