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|... content in his own mind that to-morrow for himself may take care of itself, he |
desires also that the tomorrow of his children may not ... He mistrusts not
Providence, for he knows that Providence is guided by certain and irrefragable
laws; and he deems it no irreligion to study those laws, ... and other causes, that
the deductions, even of a series of observations, will not be exactly applicable to
|I need not observe that headach is a general attendant of all inflammatory states |
of the brain, whether in the form of phrenitis, ... This predisposition is often
hereditary, or it may be acquired by long-protracted study and habits of
|And after that ride and amuse yourself as mueh as yon ean. Amusement to an |
observing mind is study." I pursued the system whieh my father had pointed out
with exaetness, and soon with pleasure. I saeredly observed my hours of reading
|Where the mind is deranged upon all subjects, we should endeavour to fix it |
upon but one. In order to do this, it will be necessary to find out the favourite
studies and amusements of our patients. The late Dr. Ash, Dr. Priestly informed
me, was ...
|The essential, and the only valuable part of politeness then, is as truly the result |
of study of the human mind, as if its ... of what they know, has been the result of
their own observation, and acquired in the very midst of the amusements of life.
|The example now given is one of the simplest I could select; and, when it is |
called to mind that a system of mineralogy contains ... I am aware of the reply
which might be made to these observations, namely, that the sciences in
question are not usually studied with such ... of botany, mineralogy, or chemistry,
so as to infuse a taste for such inquiries,—to make them, in short, an amusement
rather than a toil ...
|be at once revealed to the mind. The child is led on to a knowledge of his letters |
by a thou ... The sciences themselves have been studied principally as subjects
of speculation and amusement. They have been sought for the gratification they ...
|I am led to request the insertion of this paper chiefly with the design of soliciting |
religious persons to discountenance as far as their influence extends, the very
pernicious amusement some thoughtlessly indulge themselves in of studying ...
|To which are Added, Some General Observations on the Study of Shakespeare |
William Richardson. -with the human mind, or entertains improper notions of
human conduct, can discern excellence in the higher species of poetical
composition. It may be said however, ... Yet many of those who find amusement
in fine writing, cannot boast of such exquisite and peculiar endowments. As they
need some ...
|From whence this benefit accrues, that if my studies make me more sensible of |
my misfortunes, they still make me more patient. ... For although I can so far
command my grief, as to be able to write, yet my mind is neither easy nor
composed. ... The observation in the beginning of this letter, etgaudium mibi et
solatium in literis ; nthilque tarn latum, quod his latins ; nihil ... our diversions
would not engage our whole attention, but would become necessary
amusements, and our studies will ...