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" Therefore, since custom is the principal magistrate of man's life, let men by all means endeavour to obtain good customs. Certainly custom is most perfect when it beginneth in young years : this we call education, which is in effect but an early custom. "
Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Page 365
1905
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The Art of Living Long

Luigi Cornaro, Joseph Addison, William Temple - 1903 - 208 pages
...extreme is no vice. Many examples may be put of the force of custom, both upon mind and [123] body; therefore, since custom is the principal magistrate of man's life, let men by all means endeavor to obtain good customs. Certainly, custom is most perfect when it beginneth in young years...
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The Essays, Or Counsels, Civil and Moral of Francis Bacon, Lord Verulam ...

Francis Bacon - 1905 - 318 pages
...Many examples may be put of the force of custom, both upon mind and body. Therefore, since custom 15 is the principal magistrate of man's life, let men...effect, but an early custom. So we see, in languages 20 the tongue is more pliant to all expressions and sounds, the joints are more supple to all feats...
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The Essayes Or Counsels Civill and Morall of Francis Bacon, Lord Verulam

Francis Bacon - 1907 - 199 pages
...be engaged with hard ice. Many examples may be put of the force of custom, both upon mind and body. Therefore, since custom is the principal magistrate...So we see, in languages the tongue is more pliant to all expressions and sounds, the joints are more supple to all feats of activity and motions, in...
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The Psychological Principles of Education: A Study in the Science of Education

Herman Harrell Horne - 1906 - 435 pages
...body; therefore, since custom is the principal magistrate of man's life, let men by all means endeavor to obtain good customs. Certainly, custom is most...education, which is, in effect, but an early custom." l Second, the greatness of education consists in the TheGreat... I 1 • r ness f fact that it captures...
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The Psychological Principles of Education: A Study in the Science of Education

Herman Harrell Horne - 1906 - 435 pages
...pithiness has expressed it: "Many examples may be put of the force of custom, both upon mind and body; therefore, since custom is the principal magistrate of man's life, let men by all means endeavor to obtain good customs. Certainly, custom is most perfect when it beginneth in young years...
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Some Old-fashioned Educationists

James Colville - 1907 - 108 pages
...stage the helplessness of the child is the secret of its extreme docility. "Custom," as Bacon says, "is most perfect when it beginneth in young years...education, which is in effect but an early custom." Later on, when character begins to show, it will be otherwise. " Youth has an inherent contempt for...
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The Essays of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon - 1908 - 293 pages
...another man." Judges xvi. 7. and body. Therefore, since custom is the principal magistrate of man's lifej let men by all means endeavour to obtain good customs....So we see, in languages the tongue is more pliant to all expressions and sounds, the joints are more supple to all feats of activity and motions, in...
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The Essays of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon - 1908 - 293 pages
...'Engaged with. Held in. and body./1 Therefore, since custom is the principal magistrate of man's life^Qet men by all means endeavour to obtain good customs....So we see, in languages the tongue is more pliant to all expressions and sounds, the joints are more supple to all feats of activity and motions, in...
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Life Questions of High School Boys

Jeremiah Whipple Jenks - 1908 - 143 pages
...conventional. But the wary Heaven takes care that we shall not be, if there is anything good in you." EMERSON. "Since custom is the principal magistrate of man's life, let men by all means endeavor to obtain good customs." BACON. "Custom is most perfect when it beginneth in young years."...
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Essays, Civil and Moral: And The New Atlantis

Francis Bacon - 1909 - 347 pages
...body. Therefore, since custom is the principal magistrate of man's life, let men by all means endeavor to obtain good customs. Certainly custom is most perfect...So we see, in languages the tongue is more pliant to all expressions and sounds, the joints are more supple to all feats of activity and motions, in...
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