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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 Tourist: A Literary and Anti-slavery Journal, Volume 1

1833 - 370 pages
...to him. — ADDISON. A human soul without education is like marble in a quarry, which shows nothing of its inherent beauties until the skill of the polisher...spot, and vein, that runs through the body of it. — ADDISON. ON PRIDE. WHOEVER has paid attention to the manners of the day, must have perceived a...
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A grammar of the Spanish language for the use of the students in King's college

José María Jimenez de Alcalá - 1833 - 312 pages
...without education is considered like marble in the quarry, which shows none of its inherent beauties till the skill of the polisher fetches out the colours,...vein that runs through the body of it. Education, afier the same manner, when it works upon a noble mind, draws out to view every latent virtue and perfection,...
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Cobb's Sequel to the Juvenile Readers: Comprising a Selection of Lessons in ...

Lyman Cobb - 1834 - 238 pages
...T'nr. Importance of a Good Education. 1. I CONSIDER a human soul without education, like marble in the quarry, which shows none of its inherent beauties...spot, and vein, that runs through the body of it. 2. Education, after the same manner, when it works upon a noble mind, draws out to view every latent...
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A Collection, in Prose and Verse, for the Use of Schools

Andrew Thomson - 1835 - 302 pages
...beauties, till the skill of the polisher fetches out the colours, makes the surface shine, and discover every ornamental cloud, spot, and vein that runs through • the body of it. Consider your whole nature. Consider yourselves, not only as sensitive, but as rational beings; not...
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Spectator (The)

1836 - 1118 pages
...the quarry, which shows none of its inherent beauties, until the skill of the polisher fetches eat enga mat through the body of it. Education, after the MTie manner, when it works upon a noble mind, draw*...
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Annual Meeting: Proceedings, Constitution, List of Active Members, and Addresses

American Institute of Instruction - 1839 - 220 pages
...which shows none of its inherent qualities, until the skill of the polisher fetches out its colors, makes the surface shine, and discovers every ornamental...cloud spot and vein that runs through the body of it." It is this science which performs the work of the polisher ; and to this science we are mainly indebted...
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Prize Essay and Lectures, Delivered Before the American Institute ..., Volume 9

American Institute of Instruction - 1839 - 224 pages
...which shows none of its inherent qualities, until the skill of the polisher fetches out its colors, makes the surface shine, and discovers every ornamental...cloud spot and vein that runs through the body of it." It is this science which performs the work of the polisher ; and to this science we are mainly indebted...
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The Teacher's Parting Gift: Or, Advice to the Young, on the Subject of ...

Ariel Ivers Cummings - 1848 - 70 pages
...which shows none of its inherent beauties, 'till the skill of the polisher fetches out the colors, makes the surface shine, and discovers every ornamental cloud, spot and vein which runs through the body of it. Education after the same manner, where it works upon a noble mind,...
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The literary class book; or, Readings in English literature

Robert Joseph Sullivan - 1850 - 524 pages
...human soul without education like marble in the quarry ; which shows none of its inherent beauties till the skill of the polisher fetches out the colours,...cloud, spot, and vein that runs through the body of it. 2. Sincerity is to speak as we think, to do as we pretend and profess, to perform and make good what...
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The Young Ladies' Reader: Containing Rules, Observations, and Exercises and ...

William Draper Swan - 1851 - 442 pages
...beauties till the skill of the polisher fetches out the colors, makes the surface shine, and discover* every ornamental cloud, spot, and vein that runs through the body of it. Sincerity is to speak as we think, to do as we pretend and profess, to perform and make good what we...
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