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" ... for children he condescended to lay aside the scholar, the philosopher, and the wit, to write little poems of devotion, and systems of instruction, adapted to their wants and capacities, from the dawn of reason through its gradations of advance in... "
Pilgrimages to English Shrines - Página 237
por Mrs. S. C. Hall - 1850
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A History of Education

Franklin Verzelius Newton Painter - 1886 - 343 páginas
...the earliest period of Christianity, there were those who, like our divine Watts in modern times, ' condescended to lay aside the scholar, the philosopher, and the wit, to write little poems of devotion adapted to the wants and capacities of children.' " The purpose of these early Christian...
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The Sunday at Home

1887
...modes of thought unite in expressing their admiration. "For children," writes Dr. Johnson, " "Watts condescended to lay aside the scholar, the philosopher, and the wit, to write little poems of devotion." More justly—and without any suggestion that Watts condescended to a task like...
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Johnson's Lives of the Poets, Volumen3

Samuel Johnson - 1890
...the third part of his annual revenue, though the whole was not a hundred a year ; and for children, he condescended to lay aside the scholar, the philosopher, and the wit, to write little poems of devotion, and systems of instruction, adapted to their wants and capacities, from the dawn...
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1730-1784

Charles Wells Moulton - 1910
...finished whole was not a hundred a year ; and for CO H O II CQ EH H O -3 <!l DQ <B 5 ? the children he condescended to lay aside the scholar, the philosopher, and the wit, to write little poems of devotion, and systems of instruction, adapted to their wants and capacities, from the dawn...
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Complete Works of Rev. Thomas Smyth, D. D.

Thomas Smyth - 1911
...beautiful effusions. Dr. Johnson's striking eulogy should not be withheld: "For children," he remarks, "he condescended to lay aside the scholar, the philosopher, and the wit, to write little poems of devotion and systems of instruction, adapted to their wants and capacities, from the dawn...
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Complete Works of Rev. Thomas Smyth, D. D.

Thomas Smyth - 1911
...beautiful effusions. Dr. Johnson's striking eulogy should not be withheld : "For children," he remarks, "he condescended to lay aside the scholar, the philosopher, and the wit, to write little poems of devotion and systems of instruction, adapted to their wants and capacities, from the dawn...
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The Wesleyan-Methodist Magazine

1846
...From the earliest period of Christian antiquity there were authors who, like Watts in modern times, condescended to lay aside the scholar, the philosopher, and the wit, to write little poems of devotion, adapted to the wants and capacities of children ; and these, set to well-known and...
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Catechetics: Or, Theory and Practise of Religious Instruction

Johann Michael Reu - 1918 - 723 páginas
...already, namely, the well known composer of hymns Isaac Watts. Samuel Johnson said of him: "For children he condescended to lay aside the scholar, the philosopher, and the wit, and to write little poems of devotion, and systems of instruction adapted to their minds and capacities,...
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English Childhood: Wordsworth's Treatment of Childhood in the ..., Volumen37

Adolph Charles Babenroth - 1922 - 401 páginas
...pleased." Taking further notice of the divine's preoccupation with childhood, Johnson writes that Watts "condescended to lay aside the scholar, the philosopher, and the wit, to write little poems of devotion, and systems of instruction, adapted to their wants and capacities, from the dawn...
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Isaac Watts Remembered

David Guy Fountain - 1978 - 111 páginas
...truth of the Gospel and duties of morality to the child's mind. Dr. Johnson remarked, "For children he condescended to lay aside the scholar, the philosopher and the wit, to write little poems of devotion, and systems of instruction, adapted to their wants and capacities, from the dawn...
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