Outline of a System of National Education

Cochrane and M'Crone, 1834 - 350 Seiten

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Seite 330 - moveable, and goes and comes near him, according as that good man frequents the house. He entertains him, gives him gifts, feasts him, lodges him ; his religion comes home at night, prays, is liberally supped, and sumptuously laid to sleep ; rises, is saluted, and after the malmsey, or some well-spiced beverage,
Seite 10 - I call a complete and generous education, that which fits a man to perform justly, skilfully, and magnanimously, all the offices, both private and public, of peace and war.
Seite 329 - He resolves to give over toiling, and to find himself out some factor, to whose care and credit he may commit the whole managing of his religious affairs; some divine of note and estimation that must be. To him he adheres,
Seite 330 - better breakfasted than he whose morning appetite would have gladly fed on green figs between Bethany and Jerusalem : his religion walks abroad at eight, and leaves his kind entertainer in the shop, trading all day without his
Seite 330 - the locks and keys into his custody; and, indeed, makes the very person of that man his religion—esteems his associating with him a sufficient evidence, and commendatory of his own piety. So that a man may say,
Seite 299 - Epicurus lies deep in Dante's hell, wherein we meet with tombs enclosing souls which denied their immortalities. But whether the virtuous heathen, who lived better than he spake, or erring in the principles of himself, yet lived above philosophers of more specious maxims, lie so deep as he is placed; at least so low as not to rise against
Seite 296 - dies nicht, sondern nur ein verworrenes Bild von den Bildern—Alle Realität verwandelt sich in einen wunderbaren Traum, ohne ein Leben, von welchem geträumt wird, und ohne einen Geist, dem da träumt; in einen Traum, der in einem Traume von sich selbst zusammenhängt. Das Anschauen, ist der Traum ; das
Seite 329 - A wealthy man, addicted to his pleasure and his profits, finds religion to be a traffic so entangled, and of so many piddling accounts, that of all mysteries, he cannot skill to keep a stock going upon that trade. What should he do ? Fain he would have the name to be religious, fain he would bear up with his neighbours in that. What does he, therefore
Seite 94 - little plan or chart, Some fragment from his dream of human life, Shaped by himself with newly learned art ; A wedding or a festival, A mourning or a funeral; As if his whole vocation Were endless imitation.

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