Excerpt from Education: Part I., History of Education, Ancient and Modern; Part II., A Plan of Culture and Instruction, Based on Christian Principles, and Designed to Aid in the Right Education of Youth, Physically, Intellectually, and Morally
The same remark is in a great degree applicable to all popular education since the Flood, of which we have any knowledge, down to the invention of the art of printing. The mysteries of Egypt and her colonies, the philosophic schools of Greece and Italy, were not for the people. The facilities of an intellectual educa tion belonged to a privileged few.
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