Excerpt From The Nature And Uses Of A Liberal Education Being A Lecture Delivered At The Opening Of The Building, Erected For The Accommodation Of The Classes Of The Pictou Academical InstitutionBut, Though The Situation Of Every Human Being Renders The Acquisition Of Acertain Degree Of Intelligence And Activity Unavoidable No Individual Can, By His Own Observation And Experience, Acquire That Intellectual And Moral Improvement For Which Man Is Designed Besides, In The First Stages Ofexistence, A Variety Of Circumstances Combine To Abstract Attention From Improvement To Plea Sure, And Thus,.to Impede The Enlargement Of The Intel Lectual Faculties And Deprave The Heart To Guard Against These Evils, Therefore, Divine Wisdom Has Placed Man, During The Early Period Of Life, In A State Of Dependence That The Knowledge Of Parents Might Pro Mote The Improvement Of Children, And The Wisdom Of Age Counteract The Follies Of Youth.About The PublisherForgotten Books Publishes Hundreds Of Thousands Of Rare And Classic Books Find At Www.forgottenbooks.comThis Book Is A Reproduction Of An Important Historical Work Forgotten Books Uses State Of The Art Technology To Digitally Reconstruct The Work, Preserving The Original Format Whilst Repairing Imperfections Present In The Aged Copy In Rare Cases, An Imperfection In The Original, Such As A Blemish Or Missing Page, May Be Replicated In Our Edition We Do, However, Repair The Vast Majority Of Imperfections Successfully Any Imperfections That Remain Are Intentionally Left To Preserve The State Of Such Historical Works.
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- The Nature and Uses of a Liberal Education
- Pictou Academical Instititution
- 22 November 2017 Pictou Academical Instititution