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" Just so it is in the mind ; would you have a man reason well, you must use him to it betimes, exercise his mind in observing the connection of ideas and following them in train. Nothing does this better than mathematics, which therefore I think should... "
Easy Introduction to Mathematics - Page xxvi
by Charles Butler - 1814
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Locke's Essay on the human understanding, condensed under the ...

John Locke - 1831 - 458 pages
...Nothing does this better than mathematics ; ( which should therefore be taught all those, who have the time and opportunity ; not so much to make them mathematicians, as to make them reasonable creatures ; for though we all call ourselves so, because we are born to it, yet nature gives us but the seeds...
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Epitome of English literature; or, A concentration of the matter ..., Volume 3

English literature - 1831 - 536 pages
...Nothing does this better than mathematics ; which should therefore be taught all those, who have the time and opportunity ; not so much to make them mathematicians, as to make them reasonable creatures ; for though we all call ourselves so, because we are born to it, yet nature gives us but the seeds...
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The Arithmetical Manual

Samuel Read Hall - Arithmetic - 1832 - 288 pages
...following them in train. Nothing does this better than Mathematics, which should, therefore, be taught all who have time and opportunity ; not so much, to make them mathematicians, as to make them reasonablercreatures. Converse much, says Dr. Watts, with those friends and those parts of learning...
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A treatise on the conduct of the understanding. By J. Locke To which is now ...

John Locke - 1833 - 156 pages
...does this better than mathematics, which, therefore, I think should be taught all those who have the time and opportunity ; not so much to make them mathematicians, as to make them reasonable creatures ; for though we all call ourselves so, because D we are born to it, if we please ; yet we may truly...
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Le caméléon, ou, Recueil mensuel de morceaux de littérature ..., Volume 1

French literature - 1837 - 664 pages
...exercise the mental faculties, the time thus employed in the education of youth would be well bestowed, not so much to make them mathematicians as to make them reasonable creatures." She' has, however, proved that this was not her sole object : for, having reasoned on and established...
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The Biblical Repertory and Princeton Review, Volume 16

Charles Hodge, Lyman Hotchkiss Atwater - Bible - 1844 - 668 pages
...does this better than mathematics, which therefore I think should be taught all those who have the time and opportunity, not so much to make them mathematicians as to make them reasonable creatures : for though we call ourselves so, because we are born to it if we please, yet we may truly say nature...
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Philosophical Beauties Selected from the Works of Jean Locke...containing ...

John Locke - 1844 - 272 pages
...does this better than mathematics, which therefore I think should be taught all those who have the time and opportunity, not so much to make them mathematicians, as to make them reasonable creatures ; for though we all call ourselves so, because we are born to it if we please, yet we may truly say...
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Arithmetic, its principles and practice

James W. Kavanagh - 1846 - 302 pages
...are indispensably necessary in the promotion of mental culture. Hence Locke says — " Mathematics should be taught all those who have time and opportunity...make them mathematicians as to make them reasonable creatnres."t And while the pure mathematics thus aid in the formation of the soundest intellectual...
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Medical Times, Volume 15

1847 - 456 pages
...does thia better than mathematics, which therefore I think should be taught all those who have the time and opportunity ; not so much to make them mathematicians, as to make them reasonable creatures : for though we all call ourselves so because we are born to it if we please, yet we truly say nature...
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New Jersey Medical Reporter and Transactions of the New Jersey ..., Volume 2

Medicine - 1849 - 510 pages
...does this better than mathematics, which, therefore, I think should be taught all those who have the time and opportunity; not so much to make them mathematicians as to make them reasonable creatures." Similar importance is attached to the study of metaphysics by that scarcely less distinguished modern...
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