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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 Essays: Or, Counsels, Civil and Moral ; and The Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - 1856 - 360 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 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 Works of Francis Bacon ...: Literary and professional works

Francis Bacon - 1858
...be engaged with hard ice. Many examples may be put of the force of custom4, 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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Bacon's Essays: With Annotations

Francis Bacon, Richard Whately - 1857 - 550 pages
...co-operation ; which would be a most serious evil. There is nothing to be done, therefore, but to comply.' ' 'Certainly custom is most perfect when it beginneth...education, which is, in effect, but an early custom.' Education may be compared to the grafting of a tree. Every gardener knows that the younger the wilding-stock...
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Bacon and Shakespeare: An Inquiry Touching Players, Playhouses, and Play ...

William Henry Smith - 1857 - 166 pages
...proportion or quantity of knowledge, how large so ever, lest it should make it (man's mind) swell or * " Certainly custom is most perfect, when it beginneth...education, which is, in effect, but an early custom." — Bacon's Essays. t Advancement of Learning. outcompass itself; no, but it is merely the quality...
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Life Studies: Or, How to Live. Illustrated in the Biographies of Bunyan ...

John Baillie - 1857 - 369 pages
...the individual will count in our sight also. Let us see how God dealt with this man. R CHAPTER L " Custom is most perfect when it beginneth in young...education, which is, in effect, but an early custom." LORD BACON. Hamburgh.—" The King of Booksellers."— His Cradle.— An Orphan.— Boyish Tastes.—...
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Bacon and Shakespeare: An Inquiry Touching Players, Playhouses, and Play ...

William Henry Smith - 1857 - 166 pages
...lest it should make it (man's mind) swell or * " Certainly custom is most perfect, when it begianeth in young years ; this we call education, which is, in effect, but an early custom." — Bacon's Essays. \ Advancement of Learning. outcompass itself ; no, but it is merely the quality...
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The essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, with The wisdom of the ancients ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1857
...of the Force of Cuftom, both upon Mind and Body. Therefore, fince Cuftom is the principal Magiftrate of Man's Life, let Men by all Means endeavour to obtain good Cuftoms. Certainly Cuftom is moft perfect when it beginneth in young Years : this we call Education...
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Works: Collected and Edited by James Spedding, Robert Leslie Ellis ..., Volume 6

Francis Bacon - 1858
...be engaged with hard ice. Many examples may be put of the force of custom4, 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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Bacon's Essays

Francis Bacon, Richard Whately - 1858 - 588 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...customs. Certainly, custom is most perfect when it bcginneth in young years : this we call education, which is, in effect, but an early custom. So we...
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The American Journal of Education, Volume 5

Henry Barnard - 1858
...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 bcginneth in young years...
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