State Intervention in English Education: A Short History from the Earliest Times Down to 1833

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University Press, 1902 - 366 páginas
 

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Página 200 - ... the National Society for promoting the Education of the Poor in the principles of the Established Church throughout England and Wales...
Página 216 - ... it would enable them to read seditious pamphlets, vicious books, and publications against Christianity; it would render them insolent to their superiors...
Página 204 - An Act for the Preservation of the Health and Morals of Apprentices and others employed in Cotton and other Mills and Cotton and other Factories...
Página 190 - Gresham Colledge," sending home observations, both serious and satiric, upon collections and experiments. It has indeed been suggested that the "early development of Anglomania...
Página 190 - ... hospital for the maintenance and education of exposed and deserted young children...
Página 299 - ... wonted course. Make sobriety a habit, and intemperance will be hateful and hard, — make prudence a habit, and reckless profligacy will be as contrary to the nature of the child grown an adult, as the most atrocious crimes are to any of your Lordships.
Página 251 - And though a linguist should pride himself to have all the tongues that Babel cleft the world into, yet if he have not studied the solid things in them as well as the words and lexicons, he were nothing so much to be esteemed a learned man, as any yeoman or tradesman competently wise in his mother dialect only.
Página 201 - All that will, may send their children, and have them educated freely ; and those that do not wish to have education for nothing, may pay for it if they please.
Página 83 - Let us rather, according to the Scriptures, look unto that part of the race which is before us than look back to that which is already attained. First therefore, amongst so many great foundations of colleges in Europe, I find it strange that they are all dedicated to professions, and none left free to arts and sciences at large.
Página 210 - ... an education suitable' to their station in life ; a duty pointed out by reason, and. of far the greatest importance of any. For, as Puffendorf very [451] well observes, («) it is not easy to imagine or allow, that a parent has conferred any considerable benefit upon his child by bringing him into the world, if he afterwards entirely neglects his culture and education, and suffers him to grow up like a mere beast, to lead a life useless to others, and shameful to himself.

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