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" ... I hope (replied he), that I should have willingly lived on bread and water to obtain instruction for them: but I would not have set their future friendship to hazard for the sake of thrusting into their heads knowledge of things for which they might... "
Anecdotes of the late Samuel Johnson, LL.D. during the last twenty years of ... - Page 17
by Hester Lynch Piozzi - 1826 - 237 pages
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including a Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1831 - 600 pages
...their heads knowledge of things for which they might not perhaps have either taste or necessity. You teach your daughters the diameters of the planets,...remembered without resentment." That something should be learned was, however, so certainly his opinion, that Mrs. Piozzi heard him say, that education had...
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The life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of a tour to ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1831 - 602 pages
...their heads knowledge of things for which they might not perhaps have either taste or necessity. You teach your daughters the diameters of the planets,...remembered without resentment." That something should be learned was, however, so certainly his opinion, that Mrs. Piozzi heard him say, that education had...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1831 - 604 pages
...their heads knowledge of things for which they might not perhaps have either taste or necessity. You teach your daughters the diameters of the planets,...remembered without resentment." That something should be learned was, however, so certainly his opinion, that Mrs. Piozzi heard him say, that education had...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Including a Journal of a Tour to the ...

James Boswell - 1833 - 1182 pages
...either taMe or necessity. You teach your danehters the diameters of the planets, and •»:«oiier when you have done that they do not delight in your...mortal creatures without attention from the scholar; no atteatinn can be obtained from children without the infliction of pain, and pain ia MVCI remembered...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson: Including a Journal of His Tour to the ..., Volume 9

James Boswell - 1835 - 366 pages
...their heads knowledge of things for which they might not perhaps have either taste or necessity. You teach your daughters the diameters of the planets,...remembered without resentment." That something should be learned, was however so certainly his opinion, that I have heard him say, how education had been often...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including a Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1835 - 604 pages
...their heads knowledge of things for which they might not perhaps have cither taste or necessity. You ancy not, sir; for they are in a detached poem, the...the history of St. Kilda, a book which Dr. Johnson learned was, however, so certainly his opinion, that Mrs. Piozzi heard him say, that education had...
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Johnsoniana; or, Supplement to Boswell [ed. by J.W. Croker].

John Wilson Croker - 1836 - 656 pages
...their heads knowledge of things for which they might not perhaps have either taste or necessity. You teach your daughters the diameters of the planets,...remembered without resentment." That something should be learned was, however, so certainly his opinion, that I have heard him say, how education had been often...
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Principles of Teaching, Or, The Normal School Manual: Containing Practical ...

Henry Dunn - 1839 - 302 pages
...beach, with an old nail and a stone, Dr. Johnson was any thing but a philosopher, when he said that " no attention can be obtained from children without the infliction of pain." Happily for this generation, this notion is now nearly exploded. to devise some other remedy.''* Now,...
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The School Teacher's Manual: Containing Practical Suggestions on Teaching ...

Henry Dunn - 1839 - 238 pages
...words without ideas is very painful. Dr. Johnson was any thing but a philosopher, when he said that "no attention can be obtained from children without the infliction of pain." Happily for this generation, this notion is now nearly exploded. \vaves : he did not however even then...
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Johnsoniana: Or, Supplement to Boswell: Being Anecdotes and Sayings of Dr ...

John Wilson Croker - 1842 - 546 pages
...their heads knowledge of things for which they might not perhaps have either taste or necessity. You teach your daughters the diameters of the planets,...remembered without resentment." That something should be learned was, however, so certainly his opinion, that I have heard him say, how education had been often...
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