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" WHAT AGE SHOULD CHILDREN ENTER SCHOOL ? " Then infant reason grows apace, and calls For the kind hand of an assiduous care."—Thomson. The last number of the Teacher contained as its leading article an essay upon this subject:  "
The Massachusetts Teacher - Page 261
1855
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National Parent-teacher Magazine, Volume 9

1915 - 366 pages
...day Soft as it rolls along, shows some new charm, The Father's lustre, and the Mother's bloom. The Infant reason grows apace, and calls For the kind hand of an assiduous care. Delightful task! to rear the tender Thought, To teach the young Idea how to shoot, To pour the...
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English Childhood: Wordsworth's Treatment of Childhood in the ..., Volume 37

Adolph Charles Babenroth - 1922 - 426 pages
...heart of the family. He phrases the child element in terms like "smiling offspring" ; he observes that "infant reason grows apace" and calls for the "kind hand of an assiduous care." There is more vitality in the lines which portray the congenial moral element: Delightful task!...
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Statistics of Land-grant Colleges and Universities, Issues 1-7

United States. Office of Education - 1966 - 836 pages
...that mon useful Culture of young Minds. Thompson says, 'Tis Joy to see the human Blossoms blow, When infant Reason grows apace, and calls For the kind Hand of an assiduous Care; Delightful Task! to rear the tender Thought, To teach the young Idea how to shoot, To pour the...
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Bulletin, Issue 10

United States. Office of Education - 1966 - 1002 pages
...we expect they should acquire a Relish for that more 'Tis Joy to see the human Blossoms blow, When infant Reason grows apace, and calls For the kind Hand of an assiduous Care; Delightful Task! to rear the tender Thought, To teach the young Idea how to shoot, To pour the...
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Prodigals and Pilgrims: The American Revolution Against Patriarchal ...

Jay Fliegelman - 1982 - 344 pages
...describes the coming of spring in the same terms Chesterfield describes his epistolary enterprise: infant reason grows apace, and calls For the kind hand of an assiduous care Delightful task! to rear the tender thought, To teach the young idea how to shoot To pour the...
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The Power of Sympathy and the Coquette

William Wells Brown, Hannah Webster Foster - 1996 - 362 pages
...rearing from the 1728 and later versions of "Spring" in The Seasons (1730) by James Thomson (1700-48): "Then infant Reason, grows apace, and calls / For the kind Hand of an assiduous Care: / Delightful task! to rear the tender Thought, / To teach the young Idea how to shoot" ("Spring,"...
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Great Expectations

Charles Dickens - 1998 - 660 pages
...Thomson's poem "Spring," from The Seasons (1726-30), describing the joys of rearing young children: "Then infant Reason grows apace, and calls / For the kind Hand of an assiduous Care. / Delightful Task! to rear the tender Thought, / To teach the young Idea how to shoot" (11. 1150-3)....
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A Benjamin Franklin Reader

Walter Isaacson - 2005 - 576 pages
...more useful culture of young minds. Thompson says, “‘Tis joy to see the human blossoms blow, when infant reason grows apace, and calls for the kind hand of an assiduous care; delightful task! To rear the tender thought, to teach the young idea how to shoot, to pour the...
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A Benjamin Franklin Reader

Benjamin Franklin - 2003 - 588 pages
...more useful culture of young minds. Thompson says, “‘Tis joy to see the human blossoms blow, when infant reason grows apace, and calls for the kind hand of an assiduous care; delightful task! To rear the tender thought, to teach the young idea how to shoot, to pour the...
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Revolutions in Romantic Literature: An Anthology of Print Culture,1780-1832

Paul Keen - 2004 - 380 pages
...enquiring mind, but were totally at a loss what to ask for, and who had no friend to direct them. " Reason grows apace, and calls For the kind hand of an assiduous care. Delightful task! To rear the tender thought, To teach the young idea how to shoot, To pour the...
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