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" I consider a human soul' without education like marble in the quarry, which shows none of its inherent beauties, until the skill of the polisher fetches out the colours, makes the surface shine, and discovers every ornamental cloud, spot, and vein that... "
The book for training children - Page 1
by James Abbott (of Queens' coll, Cambr.) - 1864
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The Spectator, Volume 3

1739 - 336 pages
...Beauties, 'till the Skill of the Poliflier fetches out the Colours, makes the Surface mine and difcovers every ornamental Cloud, Spot, and Vein that runs through the Body of it. Education, after the fame manner, when it works upon a noble Mind, draws out to View every latent Virtue and Perfection,...
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The Gentleman's Library: Containing Rules for Conduct in All Parts of Life ...

Gentleman - 1744 - 488 pages
...Beauties, till" the Skill of the Polifher fetches out the Colours, makes the Surface fhine, 'and difcovers every ornamental Cloud, Spot, and Vein that runs through the Body of it : So Education, after the fame Manner, when it works upon a noble Mind, 'draws out to View every latent...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose, Selected ...

Vicesimus Knox - 1790 - 1058 pages
...polifher fetches out the colours, makes the furface mine, and difcovers every ornamental cloud, fpot, and vein, that runs through the body of it. Education, after the (ame manner, when it works upon a noble mind, draws out to view every latent virtue aïid perfection,...
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Medical Extracts: On the Nature of Health, with Practical ..., Volume 4

1797 - 332 pages
...polimer fetches out the colours, makes the furface fhine, and difcovers every ornamental cloud, fpot, and vein, that runs through the body of it. Education, after the fame manner, when it works upon a noble mind, draws out to view eve'ry latent virtue and perfection,...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1799 - 408 pages
...poliflier fetches out the colours, makes the furface fhine, and dilcovers every ornamental cloud, fpot, and vein, that runs through the body of it. Education, after the fame manner, when ' it works upon a noble mind, draws out to view every latent virtue and perfection,...
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A Rhetorical Grammar: In which the Common Improprieties in Reading and ...

John Walker - 1801 - 424 pages
...its inherent beauties till the skill of the po" lisher fetches out the colours, makes the sur" face shine, and discovers every ornamental " cloud spot and vein that runs through the " body of it." Sped. N° 215. Here it may be said, that cloud, spot, andvetn, form a class, and ought, therefore,...
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The Addisonian miscellany, a selection from the Spectator, Tatler, and ...

Joseph Addison - 1801 - 338 pages
...poiifher fetches out the colours, makes the furface thine and difcovers every ornamental cloud, fpot, and vein that runs through the body of it.? Education, after the fame manner, . •when it works upon a noble mind, draws out to view every latent virtue and. perfect...
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Adèle et Théodore: ou Lettres sur l'éducation, Volume 4

Stéphanie Félicité comtesse de Genlis - 1801 - 414 pages
...tho quarry which shews none of its inherent beauties , till the skill of the polisher fetches out (he colours .makes the surface shine and discovers every ornamental cloud , spot and ri>in that runs througt the body of it. Education after the same manner when it works upon a noble...
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Letters on the Improvement of the Mind: Addressed to a Lady

Mrs. Chapone (Hester) - 1806 - 240 pages
...Polisher fetches out the Colours, makes the Surface shine, and discovers every ornamental Cloud, Spotj and Vein that runs through the Body of it. Education, after the same Manner, when il works upon a noble Mind, draws out to view every latent Virtue and Perfection, which without such...
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The Rising Sun,: A Serio-comic Satiric Romance, Volume 1

Eaton Stannard Barrett - 1807 - 602 pages
...says the famous Essayist, " a human soul without education, like marble in the quarry, which shews none of its inherent beauties, until the skill of...after the same manner, when it works upon a noble mini, draws out fo view every latent virtue and perfection, which, without such helps, are never able...
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