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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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Life Questions of School Boys

Jeremiah Whipple Jenks - 1910 - 158 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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Personal Problems of Boys who Work

Jeremiah Whipple Jenks - 1913 - 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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Legislative Documents, Volume 2, Issues 6-9

New York (State). Legislature - 1919
...am willing to admit that CUSTOM is really the most important part of education. Lord Bacon says, " Certainly custom is most perfect when it beginneth...education which is in effect but an early custom." Yet even custom itself if carefully considered is only a part of memory, or rather it is involuntary...
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The Harvard Classics, Volume 3

1909
...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 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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A New Home, Who'll Follow? Or, Glimpses of Western Life

Caroline Matilda Kirkland - 1990 - 218 pages
...is. The Indians lay themselves quietly upon a stack of wood, and so sacrifice themselves by fire. *** Since custom is the principal magistrate of man's...life, let men by all means endeavour to obtain good customs.—Bacon' DIFFICULTIES began to melt away like frosty rime after this. Some were removed, but...
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Gaining Ground: Law Reform for Gypsies and Travellers

Rachel Claire Morris, Rachel Morris, Luke J. Clements, Luke Morris - 1999 - 150 pages
...integration can be further promoted by countryside skills training.1-^9 "[S]ince custom is the principle magistrate of man's life, let men by all means endeavour...we call education, which is in effect but an early custom."140 Customal skills displace capital relations, consequently formal educational institutions...
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Words on Words: Quotations about Language and Languages

David Crystal, Hilary Crystal - 2000 - 580 pages
...my wishes by means of them. St Augustine, 397-8, Confessions (trans. RS PineCoffin), I, Sect. 8 9:6 Certainly custom is most perfect when it beginneth...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 Major Works

Francis Bacon - 2002 - 813 pages
...the force of custom, both upon mind and body. Therefore, since custom is the principal magistrate0 of man's life, let men by all means endeavour to obtain...custom. So we see, in languages the tongue is more pliant0 to all expressions and sounds, the joints are more supple to all feats of activity and motions,0...
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Advice on the Study and Practice of the Law: With Directions for the Choice ...

William Wright - 1824 - 248 pages
...INDUSTRY AND TEMPERANCE. Many examples may be put of the force of custom, both upon mind and body: therefore, since custom is the principal magistrate...customs. .Certainly, custom is most perfect when it begmneth in young years: this we call education, which is, in effect, but an early custom. BACON. WITHOUT...
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The Works of the Honourable James Wilson, L.L.D.

James Wilson, Bird Wilson - 2005 - 1429 pages
..." Custom," says my Lord Bacon, " is the principal magistrate of man's life. But custom is certainly most perfect, when it beginneth in young years. This we call education; which, in effect, is but an early custom. But if the force of custom, simple and segregate, be great; the...
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