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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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A L'abri: Or The Tent Pitch'd

Nathaniel Parker Willis - 1839 - 172 pages
...men by aH means endeavor to obtain good customs. Certainly custom is most perfect when it beginnclh in young years ; this we call Education, which is in effect but early custom." Bacon, BY THE AUTHOR OF PETER PARLEY'S TALES. NEW YORK: PUBLISHED BY SAMUEL COLMAN,...
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A L'abri: Or The Tent Pitch'd

Nathaniel Parker Willis - 1839 - 172 pages
...read with Sir Philip Sydney's Defence of Poesy. But adieu, while I have room to write it. EDUCATION "Since custom is the principal magistrate of man's life, let men by an means endeavor to obtain good customs. Certainly custom is most perfect when it beginneth in young...
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Essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, and the two books Of the proficience ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1840
...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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Selections from Jeremy Taylor [and others] designed to assist in forming the ...

Edward Stanley Bosanquet - 1840
...when it beginneth in early years ; this we call education, which is, in effect, but an early custom. Since custom is the principal magistrate of man's...men by all means endeavour to obtain good customs. USURY. (Lord Bacon's Essays. Usury.) The usurer is the greatest Sabbath-breaker, because his plough...
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A New Home--who'll Follow?: Or, Glimpses of Western Life, Part 33

Caroline Matilda Kirkland - 1840 - 337 pages
...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 endeavor to obtain good customs. BACON. DIFFICULTIES began to melt away like frosty rime after this....
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The Journal of Civilization: Established for the Promotion of Civilization ...

1851
...of beauty, and on acquaintance with the true principles of art. " Since custom," says Lord Bacon, " is the principal magistrate of man's life, let men by all means endeavour to obtain good customs." The periodical publication of such a work as M. Le Bouteiller's is surely good, and were the example...
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The School and the Schoolmaster: A Manual for the Use of ..., Volumes 1-2

Alonzo Potter - 1842 - 552 pages
...agent, which can " turn the minds of children as easily this way or that, as water itself,"* and before it beginneth in young years ; this we call education,...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 School and the Schoolmaster: A Manual for the Use of ..., Volumes 1-2

Alonzo Potter - 1842 - 552 pages
...agent, which can " turn the minds of children as easily this way or that, as water itself,"* and before it beginneth in young years ; this we call education, which is, in efect, but an early custom. So we see in languages, the tongue is more pliant to all expressions and...
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The Christian Witness, and Church Member's Magazine, Volume 2

1845
...CHARACTERISTIC NOTICES. Thought* on Habit and Discipline. Royal 18mo, pp. 803. London : Hamilton and Adams. " SINCE custom is the principal magistrate of man's...life, let men by all means endeavour to obtain good cuatoms." So said Lord Bacon, and what man in his senses will gainsay the philosopher? The Author of...
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So Much of the Diary of Lady Willoughby, as Relates to Her Domestic History ...

Basil Montagu, Hannah Mary Rathbone - 1845 - 242 pages
...times, to acquire knowledge ; or an inability to acquire particular sorts of knowledge. He says, " 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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