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" ... the flattering appearance of their being men while they are yet children, but ending in reducing them to be children when they should be men. The memory is then most susceptible and tenacious of impressions ; and the learning of languages being chiefly... "
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The Writings of Thomas Jefferson: 1781-1784

Thomas Jefferson - Presidents - 1894
...then most susceptible and tenacious of impressions ; and the learning of languages being chiefly a work of memory, it seems precisely fitted to the powers...which is long enough too for acquiring the most useful languages, antient and modern. I do not pretend that language is science. It is only an instrument...
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Report of the Commissioner of Education Made to the Secretary of ..., Volume 1

United States. Bureau of Education - Education - 1896
...is then most susceptible and tenacious of impressions; and the learning of languages being chiefly a work of memory, it seems precisely fitted to the powers...this period, which is long enough too for acquiring tho most useful languages ancient and modern. I do not pretend that language is science. It is only...
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The Jeffersonian Cyclopedia: A Comprehensive Collection of the Views of ...

Thomas Jefferson - Conduct of life - 1900 - 1009 pages
...then most susceptible 'and tenacious of impressions; and the learning of languages being chiefly a work of memory, it seems precisely fitted to the powers...is long enough, too, for acquiring the most useful languages, ancient and modern. I do not pretend that language is science. (.It is only ал instrument...
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The Life and Writings of Thomas Jefferson: Including All of His Important ...

Samuel Eagle Forman - JEFFERSON, THOMAS, 1743-1826 - 1900 - 474 pages
...and the learning of languages being chiefly a work of memory, it seems precisely fitted to the power of this period, which is long enough, too, for acquiring the most useful languages, ancient and modern. (From "Notes on Virginia," 1782. F. III., 253.) EDUCATION. — By that...
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The Life and Writings of ...

Thomas Jefferson - 1900 - 476 pages
...and the learning of languages being chiefly a work of memory, it seems precisely fitted to the power of this period, which is long enough, too, for acquiring the most useful languages, ancient and modern. (From "Notes on Virginia," 1782. F. III., 253.) EDUCATION. — By that...
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Report of the Commissioner of Education Made to the Secretary of ..., Volume 1

United States. Bureau of Education - Education - 1896
...then most susceptible and tenacious of impressions; and the learning of languages being chiefly a rork of memory, it seems precisely fitted to the powers of this period, which isloug nough too for acquiring the most useful langnagcs ancient and modern. I do not pretend that...
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Thomas Jefferson, American Humanist

Karl Lehmann - Biography & Autobiography - 1985 - 273 pages
...is then most susceptible and tenacious of impressions; and the learning of languages being chiefly a work of memory, it seems precisely fitted to the powers of this period [the age between eight and fifteen], which is lor g enough too for acquiring the most useful languages,...
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Sworn on the Altar of God: A Religious Biography of Thomas Jefferson

Edwin S. Gaustad, Professor Emeritus of History and Religious Studies Edwin S Gaustad - Biography & Autobiography - 1996 - 246 pages
..."is then most susceptible and tenacious of impressions; and the learning of languages being chiefly a work of memory, it seems precisely fitted to the powers of this period." Jefferson gladly included Latin, Greek, and Hebrew in his curriculum, since these would be essential...
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Jefferson: Political Writings

Thomas Jefferson - History - 1999 - 623 pages
...is then most susceptible and tenacious of impressions; and the learning of languages being chiefly a work of memory, it seems precisely fitted to the powers...which is long enough too for acquiring the most useful languages, antient and modern. I do not pretend that language is science. It is only an instrument...
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The Essential Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson, Jean M. Yarbrough - Presidents - 1963 - 328 pages
...is then most susceptible and tenacious of impressions; and the learning of languages being chiefly a work of memory, it seems precisely fitted to the powers...which is long enough too for acquiring the most useful languages antient and modern. I do not pretend that language is science. It is only an instrument for...
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