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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 Shakespeare Code

Virginia M. Fellows - 2006 - 362 pages
...was compensation for taking an unwanted child off her hands. Chapter Three A Life-Changjng Revelation Certainly custom is most perfect when it beginneth...education, which is in effect but an early custom. The gossipy and scandalous affairs of Elizabeth's court formed the environment in which Francis Bacon...
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The Role of Customary Law in Sustainable Development

Peter Orebech - 2005 - 502 pages
...present the idea of custom and its importance. By way of conclusion, I would like to quote Francis Bacon: "since custom is the principal magistrate of man's...life, let men by all means endeavour to obtain good customs."119 One way to establish good customs is to adopt the personal perspective advanced by Hume...
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