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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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Annual Report of the Board of Education Together with the ... Annual Report ...

Massachusetts. Board of Education - Education - 1866
...train. Nothing does this better than mathematics ; which therefore, I think, should be tdught by all who have time and opportunity, not so much to make...mathematicians as to make them reasonable creatures." The argument which the great metaphysician draws in favor of mathematics may be applied to every other...
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Aphorisms, maxims, &c., for learners, selected and arranged by R. Potts

Robert Potts - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1875 - 210 pages
...ideas and following them in train. Nothing does this better than Mathematics ; which, therefore, I think should be taught all those who have time and...Mathematicians as to make them reasonable creatures. — John Locke. 201. ; He that gives a portion of his time and talent to the investigation of Mathematical...
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De La Salle Monthly: A Catholic Magazine, Volumes 5-6

1872 - 556 pages
...in train. Nothing does this better than mathematics which, therefore, I think should be taught all who have time and opportunity, not so much to make...mathematicians as to make them reasonable creatures." This last line is terse and vigorous : — we doubt that even the warmest panegyrist of the exact sciences...
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The Southern Review, Volume 2

Albert Taylor Bledsoe, Sophia M'Ilvaine Bledsoe Herrick - American essays - 1867 - 538 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.' It is in reference to this passage that he says : ' I have mentioned mathematics as a way to settle...
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Locke's Conduct of the Understanding

John Locke - Knowledge, Theory of - 1881 - 182 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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The English Essayists: A Comprehensive Selection from the Works of the Great ...

English essays - 1881 - 578 pages
...does this better than mathematics, which, therefore, I think, should be taught all those who have the and Medora appear to have been intentionally opposed to each other. Yet the difference is a differen ; 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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American Journal of Education and College Review, Volume 32

Education - 1882 - 1114 pages
...does this better than mathematics,1 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 bom to it if we please, yet we may truly say,...
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The American Journal of Education, Volume 32

Henry Barnard - Education - 1882 - 1112 pages
...does this better than mathematics,1 which therefore I think should be taught all those who have the cutive, and the forcible essays of a distinguished advocate of this institution at great length, p ; for though we all call ourselves so, because we are boni to it if we please, yet we may truly say,...
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The English Essayists: A Comprehensive Selection from the Works of the Great ...

Robert Cochrane - Authors, English - 1887 - 572 pages
...does this better than mathematics, which, therefore, I think, should be taught all those who have the the triumph of his. fancy, overpowered our feelings with the tide of passion, or enlightened our re ; 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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Philosophical Works: Preliminary discourse by the editor. On the conduct of ...

John Locke - 1894 - 604 pages
...this better than mailigmatics, which therefore ;<'.c" I think should be taught all those~ who have the time and opportunity, not so much to make them mathematicians as to make,ffiem reasonable creatures ; for though we all call ourselves so because we are born to it if...
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