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TEACHING (See also EDUCATION)

We must not contradict, but instruct him that

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Full well they laughed, with counterfeited glee,
At all his jokes, for many a joke had he:
Full well the busy whisper, circling round,

contradicts us; for a madman is not cured by Convey'd the dismal tidings when he frown'd.

another running mad also.

ANTISTHENES.

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GOLDSMITH-Deserted Village. L. 201.

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Whilst that the childe is young, let him be instructed in vertue and lytterature.

LYLY-Euphues. The Anatomy of Wit. Of the Education of Youth.

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Adde, quod ingenuas didicisse fideliter artes
Emollit mores, nec sinit esse fervos.

To be instructed in the arts, softens the manners and makes men gentle. OVID-Epistolæ Ex Ponto. II. 9. 47.

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Fas est ab hoste doceri.

It is lawful to be taught by an enemy. OVID-Metamorphoses. IV. 428.

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What's all the noisy jargon of the schools? POMFRET Reason. L. 57. (1700) (See also BURNS)

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Men must be taught as if you taught them not, And things unknown propos'd as things forgot. POPE-Essay on Criticism. Pt. III. L. 15.

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To dazzle let the vain design, To raise the thought and touch the heart, be thine!

POPE-Moral Essays. Ep. II. L. 249.

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All jargon of the schools.

PRIOR-An Ode on Exodus III. 14. "I am that I am."

(See also BURNS)

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Why wilt thou ever scare me with thy tears,
And make me tremble lest a saying learnt,
In days far-off, on that dark earth, be true?
The gods themselves cannot recall their gifts.
TENNYSON-Tithonus. St. 5.

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Two aged men, that had been foes for life,

Met by a grave, and wept-and in those tears They washed away the memory of their strife; Then wept again the loss of all those years. FREDERICK TENNYSON-The Golden City. Pt. I.

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The big round tears run down his dappled face; He groans in anguish.

THOMSON-Seasons. Autumn. L. 454.

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The tears of the young who go their way, last a day;

But the grief is long of the old who stay.
TROWBRIDGE-A Home Idyll. 15.

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Sunt lacrymæ rerum et mentem mortalia tangunt.

Tears are due to human misery, and human sufferings touch the mind.

VERGIL-Eneid. I. 462.

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Tears are the silent language of grief.

VOLTAIRE A Philosophical Dictionary. Tears.

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When summoned hence to thine eternal sleep, Oh, may'st thou smile while all around thee weep. CHARLES WESLEY-On an Infant.

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(See also JONES)

Yet tears to human suffering are due;

And mortal hopes defeated and o'erthrown Are mourned by man, and not by man alone. WORDSWORTH-Laodamia.

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Lorenzo! hast thou ever weigh'd a sigh? Or studied the philosophy of tears?—

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Hast thou descended deep into the breast,
And seen their source? If not, descend with me,
And trace these briny riv'lets to their springs.
YOUNG-Night Thoughts. Night V. L. 516.
TEMPERANCE (See also DRINKING, INTEM-
PERANCE)

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And he that will to bed go sober,
Falls with the leaf still in October.

BEAUMONT AND FLETCHER-Bloody Brother. Song. Act II. Sc. 2. (From an old "Catch.")

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Of a nature so mild and benign and proportioned to the human constitution as to warm without heating, to cheer but not inebriate. [Tar Water.]

BISHOP BERKELEY-Siris. Par. 217. (See also COWPER under TEA)

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Call'd to the temple of impure delight
He that abstains, and he alone, does right.
If a wish wander that way, call it home;
He cannot long be safe whose wishes roam.
COWPER-Progress of Error. L. 557.

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