Thoughts on Education

Thoughts on Education : Tending Chiefly to Recommend to the Attention of the Public, Some Particulars Relating to That Subject; Which Are Not Generally Considered with the Regard Their Importance Deserves (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Thoughts on Education: Tending Chiefly to Recommend to the Attention of the Public, Some Particulars Relating to That Subject; Which Are Not Generally Considered With the Regard Their Importance Deserves Confider his own @alifications for doing any thing to avert or mitigate the judgments of Heaven, as the Need there is that fomething be done; and will accordingly contribute his mite, and exert his abi hties, fuch as they are. To flip an opportunity of acknowledging the candid reception given by you to what was offered on that occafion, would be both uncivil and unjult: though at the fame time, To gain the Attention or even the molt univerfal flppro eafian of Readers, willvby no means give full fatif: faction to a writer, whofe aim is at fomething dif ferent from both, and who had rather fee one perfon follow his advice than a othoufand approve, nd yet naglefl it. However, they, who give h'iendly monitor a fair hearing, are more likely in; think of taking his counf'el than they' who fo.much as bear him. T hat the fate of affairs in this nation is. Altered very much for the better fince the above-mentioned period, is certain, That in lace of theoiminediate profpeel: of a general con iilfion, likely to end'in the fubverfion of, our civil and religious liberties, or in a. Lal'ting and bloody civil war, we now fee Rebellion mortally'wounded, and breatbin its lalt the {word of juflice drunk with its blocs, and her {elf tired and fatiated with vengeance; the liberties of our country and the proteflant religion the more firmly ef'rablifhed for their having been fliaken by the late commotions, And haveywe then no more to think of or to fear, or do we imagine Heaven has but o'ne'tjudg ment to 'punifh national Wickednefs or lndolence Surely, if ever it be the duty or intereft'of a na tion to endeavour, by a fuitable conduct, to gain or keep the favour and proteetion of Omnipotence, it is m'ore peculiarly {o of a people favoured by {0 grainy and fignal interpofi'tions as' we have been.' But alas the happy effeeit, which might have bee? About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 70 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 104g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243238045
  • 9780243238040