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" Tis Education forms the common mind, Just as the Twig is bent, the Tree's inclin'd. "
An American Selection of Lessons in Reading and Speaking: Calculated to ... - Page 177
by Noah Webster - 1814 - 230 lehte
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. Ed. by H.F. Cary, with a biogr. notice ...

Alexander Pope - 1839
...in crape is twice a saint in Uwn ; A judge is just, a chancellor jueter still ; A gown-man learn'd ; Where Denham's strength and Waller's sweetness join. True ease learn'd, more just, more everything. Court-virtues bear, like gems, the highest rate, Horn where Heaven's...
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How Shall I Govern My School?: Addressed to Young Teachers; and Also Adapted ...

Enoch Cobb Wines - 1839 - 297 lehte
...which forms the heading of this section. This, however, is of the utmost moment in moral education. " 'Tis education forms the common mind, Just as the twig is bent, the tree 'a inclined." The earliest developements, whether of good or evil, must be observed and studied,...
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The Revolt of the Bees

John Minter Morgan - 1839 - 197 lehte
...refers to education in its most comprehensive sense and just definition in the following lines : — " 'Tis education forms the common mind ; Just as the twig is bent, the tree's inclined. Boastful and rough, your first son is a squire ; The next a tradesman, meek, and much...
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The Seasons of Life; with an Introduction on the Creation, and Primeval ...

Mary ASHDOWNE - 1839 - 309 lehte
...where parents should be so absolutely correct, as in a systematic course of educating their children. " 'Tis education forms the common mind ; Just as the twig is bent the tree 'a inclined." It is here that the most part profess to inculcate morality and virtue in their...
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The Christian Layman: Or, The Doctrine of the Trinity Fully Considered, and ...

Benjamin Parsons (of Pensacola.) - 1840 - 371 lehte
...instructors wish them to go, expecting that when they are old they will not depart therefrom ; for " T is education forms the common mind, Just as the twig is bent, the tree 's inclined." And when they have advanced to manhood, their pious Orthodox teachers still treat...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - 1841 - 807 lehte
...crape is twice a saint in lawn ; A judge is just, a chancellor juster still ; A gownman learn 'd ; se sailing from Bengala, or the isles Of Témate and Tidore, whence merchants learn'd, more just, more every thing. Court-virtues bear, like gems, the highest rate. Born where Heaven's...
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The Ladies' Repository, 1. köide

1841
...currently and unquestioned among all nations-and throughout all ages. Those much admired lines of Pope, " 'Tis education forms the common mind, Just as the twig is bent the tree's inclined," may be considered as a poetical paraphrase of the inspired maxim. Education exerts...
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The monitory and epistolary exercise book

John Hampson (schoolmaster.) - 1841
...occasion ; but more reasonable thank you who are the givers of the benefit, ording to one of our books, " "Tis education forms the common mind ; Just as the twig is bent, the tree's inclined.'' 1 * Thanks then to you for giving me the proper bent, and for bestowing such care...
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Southern Quarterly Review, 27. köide

Daniel Kimball Whitaker, Milton Clapp, William Gilmore Simms, James Henley Thornwell - 1855
...in the efficacy of education, and the unbounded advantages expected from it. Pope's couplet : — " 'Tis education forms the common mind, Just as the twig is bent, the tree's inclined," so often quoted, that it is familiar to those who cannot claim acquaintance with...
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Undergraduate Scholarship Programs for Disadvantaged Students-- Via Worldnet ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs. Subcommittee on International Operations - 1985 - 67 lehte
...from Panama. It was 250 years ago, Mr. Chairman, that Alexander Pope, the great poet, observed ' "Pis education forms the common mind. Just as the twig is bent, the tree's inclin'd." Of course, Alexander Pope was thinking about a different kind of world, a world in which education...
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