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" But more particularly to determine the proper season for grammar; I do not see how it can reasonably be made any one's study, but as an introduction to rhetoric : when it is thought time to put any one upon the care of polishing his tongue, and of speaking... "
The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal - Page 68
1826
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Some thoughts concerning education [by J. Locke.]. By J. Locke

John Locke - 1712
...Tongue, ami-. oFfpeab'rig better than the Illiterate, thenis the Time for him to be infbruded in th* Rules of Grammar, and not before. For Grammar being to teach Men not to fpeak, but to fpeak correctly, and according to the exact Rules of the Tongue, which is one Part of...
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Some Thoughts Concerning Education: By John Locke, Esq

John Locke - 1779 - 319 pages
...his tongue, and of fpeaking better than the illiterate : then' is the time for him to be inftructed in the rules of grammar, and not before. For grammar being to teach. men not to fpeak but to fpeak correctly, and according to the exact rules of the tongue, which is one part of...
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The Parents' Friend; Or Extracts from the Principal Works on ..., Volume 2

Education - 1803
...rhetoric, and when it is thought time to put any one upon the care of polishing his tongue, then is the time for him to be instructed in the rules of grammar, and not before. When any one finds in himself a necessity or disposition to study any foreign language to the bottom...
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The works of John Locke. To which is added the life of the author ..., Volume 9

John Locke - 1812
...one upon the care of polishing his tongue, and of speaking better than the illiterate, then is the time for him to be instructed in the rules of grammar,...the one to him that has no need of the other; where rhetoric is not necessary, grammar may be spared. I know not why any one should waste his time, and...
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The Works of John Locke, Volume 9

John Locke - Philosophy, Modern - 1823
...one upon the care of polishing his tongue, and of speaking better than the illiterate, then is the time for him to be instructed in the rules of grammar,...the one to him that has no need of the other; where rhetoric is not necessary, grammar may be spared. I know not why any one should waste his time and...
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The Works of John Locke: Some thoughts concerning education. An examination ...

John Locke - 1824
...one upoirtne riare of polishing his tongue, and of speaking better than the illiterate, then is the time for him to be instructed in the rules of grammar,...use of the one to him that has no need of the other; wherej'hetoric is not necessary, gram mar jmayjbe^ spared^ I know not why any one should waste his...
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The Western Monthly Review, Volume 3

Timothy Flint - Mississippi River Valley - 1830
...upon the care of polishing • his tongue, and of speaking better than the illiterate, then is the time for him to ' be instructed in the rules of grammar, and not before. For grammar being lo ' teach men, not to speak, but to speak correctly, and according to the exact 'rules of the tongue,...
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Essays on School Keeping: Comprising Observations on the Qualifications of ...

Allison Wrifford - School management and organization - 1831 - 200 pages
...one upon the care of polishing his tongue, and of speaking better than the illiterate, then is the time for him to be instructed in the rules of grammar,...the one to him that has no need of the other; where rhetoric is not necessary grammar may be spared. I know not why any one should waste his time and beat...
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American Annals of Education, Volume 9

Education - 1839
...care of polishing his tongue, and of speaking better than the illiterate, then is the time for him t6 be instructed in the rules of grammar, and not before....the one to him that has no need of the other; where rhetoric is not necessary, grammar may be spared. I know not why any one should waste his time and...
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American Annals of Education, Volume 9

Education - 1839
...one upon the care of polishing his tongue, and of speaking better than the illiterate, then is the time for him to be instructed in the rules of grammar,...the tongue, which is one part of elegancy, there is liltle use of the one to him that has no need of the other; where rhetoric is not necessary, grammar...
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