... 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 77by JAMES BOSWELL - 1892Full view
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