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" ... have the rod to be the general terror to all, to make them learn, than tell a child if you do thus or thus, you will be more esteemed than your brothers or sisters. The rod produces an effect which terminates in itself. A child is afraid of being... "
THE LIFE OF SAMUEL JOHNSON, LL.D - Page 77
by JAMES BOSWELL - 1892
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Johnson: His Characteristics and Aphorisms

James Hay - 1884 - 173 pages
...afraid of being whipped and gets his task, and there's an end on 't : whereas, by exciting emulations and comparisons of superiority, you lay the foundation...mischief; you make brothers and sisters hate each othei. Lite. 1716. Rough and Among the necessaries of human life, a Smooth rasp is reckone Piozzi's...
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A rough diamond, and other stories

Rough diamond - 1884
...whipped and gets his task, and there is au end on't, whereas, by exciting emulation and comparison of superiority, you lay the foundation of lasting...mischief, you make brothers and sisters hate each other." You must not think that Johnson required much whipping at school, for he very soon came to be acknowledged...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: And the Journal of His Tour to ..., Volume 5

James Boswell - 1885
...terminates in itself. A child is afraid of being whipped, and gets his task, and there's an end on't ; whereas, by exciting emulation, and comparisons of...chest of medical books, left by a surgeon there, and he read them till he acquired some skill in physic, in consequence of which he is often consulted by...
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Selections from the Tatler, Spectator and Guardian

Sir Richard Steele - 1885 - 504 pages
...terminates in itself. A child is afraid of being whipped, and gets his task, and there's an end on't ; whereas, by exciting emulation and comparisons of...mischief ; you make brothers and sisters hate each other I ' (Ibid. i. 19.) P. 408, 1. 3. a paper office. In 1725, a number of original letters not printed...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson ... Comprising a Series of His Epistolary ...

James Boswell - 1890 - 526 pages
...terminates in itself. A child is afraid of being whipped, and gets his task, and there's an end on 't : whereas, by exciting emulation and comparisons of...mischief; you make brothers and sisters hate each other." When Johnson saw some young ladies in Lincolnshire who were remarkably well behaved, owing to their...
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Congressional Serial Set

1896
...which terminates in itself. A child is afraid of being whipped and gets his task, and there's an cud ou't. Whereas by exciting emulation and comparisons...mischief; you make brothers and sisters hate each other.'" ' Jn our community rewards tor welldoing other than tho pleasure derived from giving satisfaction to...
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Pennsylvania School Journal, Volume 45

1896
...terminates in itself. A child is afraid of being whipped, and gets his task, and there's an end on't ; whereas, by exciting emulation and comparisons of...mischief; you make brothers and sisters hate each other." All the older schoolmasters believed in the efficacy of the rod. They simply would not have dared to...
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Annual Report, Volume 2

United States. Office of Education - 1896
...his task, and there's an end on't. Whereas by exciting emulation and comparisons of superiority, yon lay the foundation of lasting mischief; you make brothers and sisters hate each other.'" In our community rewards for welldoing other than tho pleasure derived from giving satisfaction to...
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Selections from the Tatler, Spectator and Guardian

Sir Richard Steele - 1896 - 504 pages
...his task, and there's an end on't; whereas, by exciting emulation and comparisons of superiority, yon lay the foundation of lasting mischief ; you make brothers and sisters hate each other I '" (Jbid. i. 46. ) P. 408, 1. 3. a paper office. In 1725, a number of original letters not printed...
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Child Life in Colonial Days

Alice Morse Earle - 1899 - 418 pages
...terminates in itself. A child is afraid of being whipped, and gets his task, and there's an end on't. Whereas, by exciting emulation and comparisons of...mischief; you make brothers and sisters hate each other." The illustrations of old Dutch books that show school furniture, have the odd ferules of monkish days,...
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