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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 Journal of Health and Disease, Volume 1

1846
...up a child in the way he should go ; and when he is old, he will not depart from it." — SOLOMON. " Custom is most perfect when it beginneth in young...: this we call Education, which is, in effect, but early custom. Late learners cannot so well take the ply. Bat if the force of custom, simple and separate,...
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The school

Alonzo Potter - 1842 - 552 pages
...that, as water itself,"* and before it beginneth in young years ; this vie call education, which it, in effect, but an early custom. 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 Teetotaler's Companion; Or, A Plea for Temperance ...

Peter Burne - 1847 - 510 pages
...SALE OF STRONG DIIINK J WHEREBY THE HABIT OF DRINKING IS FORMED, LEADING TO INVETERATE DRUNKENNESS. "Since custom is the principal magistrate of man's life, let men, by all means, endeavor to obtain good customs." — LORD BACON. CONTENTS. SECTION i. Relation of the drinking customs...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: With a Life of the ...

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1848
...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...Certainly, custom is most perfect when it beginneth in yoang years : this we call education, which is, in effect, but an early custom. So we see, in languages...
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A Treatise on the Conduct of the Understanding

John Locke - 1849 - 132 pages
...with hard ice Many examples may be put of the forc« of custom, both upon mind and body : there fore, since custom is the principal magistrate of man's...but an early custom. So we see, in languages, the tone is more pliant to all expressions and sounds, the joints are more supple to all feats of activity...
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Juvenile Depravity ...

Henry Worsley - 1849 - 275 pages
...force of custom, both upon mind and body : therefore, since custom is the principal magistrate of a man's life, let men by all means endeavour to obtain...education, which is in effect but an early custom But if the force of custom, simple and separate be great, the force of custom, copulate and conjoined...
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Thoughts on the conduct of the understanding

Basil Montagu - 1849
...evening, and found the philosopher in the same spot, still absorbed in his contemplations. NOTE (4 W). Certainly custom is most perfect when it beginneth..., 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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Works

Francis Bacon - 1850
...of the force of custom, both upon mind and body. Therefore since custom is the principal mngistrate of man's life, let men by all means endeavour to obtain...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 Rural echo, and magazine of the North of Scotland mutual ..., Issues 1-6

Lentush club - 1850
...make this matter as clear as we can, let us consider a few passages of what is designated prose : — "Certainly custom is most perfect when it beginneth...education, which is, in effect, but an early custom. * * For it is true the late learners cannot so well take up the ply, except it be in some minds that...
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The Monthly Journal of Homoeopathy and the Journal of Health and ..., Volume 6

1850
...; while its wholesome effect on our own character is scarcely to be calculated. Lord Bacon says, " Since custom is the principal magistrate of man's...men by all means endeavour to obtain good customs." It is one of his most important sentences. A disease of very common occurrence is the inability to...
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