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Academy Advancement of Learning amongst Anhalt-Köthen Arts Bacon boys Brinsley Brothers chapter charity schools Church College Comenius Comenius's common course curriculum Didactic Dury Dury's elementary school England English exercises Francis Bacon Francke Francke's French German girls Grammar School Greek hath Hebrew honour Hoole Hoole's House ideas innovators Institute instruction Jesuit John John Amos Comenius John Dury Kinner knowledge Köthen labours language later Latin School letter London Long Parliament Ludus Literarius matter ment method Milton mind modern mother-tongue natural Novum Organum Nyel Orbis Pictus Pansophia pansophic parish Parliament pedagogy Petty Pietists poor Port-Royal practice Prince principle proposed pupils Ratke Ratke's Reformed School religious Rheims Rouen rules Salle Samuel Hartlib says scholars school-room schoolmaster sense seventeenth century St Sulpice St Yon studies taught teachers teaching things thought Thoughts concerning Education tongue tractate University unto Vernacular School writing
Page 125 - Idea, which hath long in silence presented itself to me, of a better education, in extent and comprehension far more large, and yet of time far shorter, and of attainment far more certain, than hath been yet in practice.
Page 122 - ... come forth renowned and perfect commanders in the service of their country.
Page 122 - I call therefore a complete and generous education, that which fits a man to perform justly, skilfully, and magnanimously all the offices, both private and public, of peace and war.
Page 183 - Possibly his having proceeded so far in the education of youth, may have been the occasion of his adversaries calling him pedagogue and schoolmaster; whereas it is well known he never set up for a public school, to teach all the young fry of a parish ; but only was willing to impart his learning and knowledge to his relations, and the sons of gentlemen who were his intimate friends, and that neither his writings nor his way of teaching ever savoured in the least of pedantry.
Page 119 - The end then of learning is to repair the ruins of our first parents by regaining to know God aright, and out of that knowledge to love him, to imitate him, to be like him, as we may the neerest by possessing our souls of true vertue, which being united to the heavenly grace of faith makes up the highest perfection.
Page 16 - Concerning the advancement of learning, I do subscribe to the opinion of one of the wisest and greatest men of your kingdom: That for grammar schools there are already too many, and therefore no providence to add where there is excess...
Page 120 - But here the main skill and groundwork will be to temper them such lectures and explanations upon every opportunity as may lead and draw them in willing obedience, inflamed with the study of learning and the admiration of virtue; stirred up with high hopes of living to be brave men and worthy patriots, dear to God and famous to all ages.
Page 107 - Considerations tending to the happy accomplishment of England's reformation in Church and State : Humbly presented to the Piety and Wisdome of the High and Honourable Court of Parliament.