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THE FIRST ON GENERAL EDUCATION, AND THE
SEcoSD on THAT of FEMALEs.

BY

AGNES SOPHIA SEMPLE,

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Daughter of the late Rev. Dr. Henry Hunter.

He that undertakes the education of a child, undertakes
the most important duty in Society.
DAY.

L O N DO N : -
Printed by T. Bayley, Devonshire Street, Bishopsgate;
sold by J. MURRAY, ALBEMARLE STREET; E. wilson, 88,
cortNH ill ; R. PitKEATHLEY, ANDERSON’s BUILDINGS,
CITY RoAD; S. BURTON, LEADENHALL STREET; MESSRS.
DARTon AND HARVEY, GRAcechurch STREET; By the
AUTHoR, 12, FElix PLACE, ISLINGTON ; A. BLACK, EDIN-
BURGH ; AND BY J. SMITH AND SON, GLASGow.

MDCCCXII.

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ST PIERRE intended to write a general History of Nature, but he found that of a single strawberry plant far to transcend his highest powers. Without proposing to form a System of Education, the -daily observation of a little girl of three 3years old, led me to think on that subject, o which, while there are infinite varieties in the human mind, can never be evhausted. Like St. Pierre I was overwhelmed with my study, and was compelled to relinquish

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