レビュー - レビューを書く
accomplish Adieu allure Almighty amazing amiable friends amusements assure astonishing beautiful believe benevolence blessing calamity capable ceconomy ceive certainly chil common convinced dancing daughter dear delighted distress dren drest early age endeavour excellent expence favourite fear fering five years old fond future genius give guinea happiness hear heart humility idea idle imagine indulge inquisitive instruction ject kind lamentable learned lady letter libertine little girls live mamma marriage mean melancholy ments method miseries mother nature necessary needlework neral ness never nion nished numbers observe parents piness plain Plato play pleasure poor pretty reflection religion reward ridiculous Rousseau sentiments sequently shew siderate sing soch soon soul taste taught TAYLOR INSTITUTION teach tender minds ther things thor thought tion told treme trifling ture utmost vice virtue whilst woman young mind
107 ページ - If you could do nothing and allow nothing to be done ; if you could bring your pupil sound and robust to the age of twelve years without his being able to distinguish his right hand from his left — from your very first lessons the eyes of his understanding would be open to reason.
144 ページ - Alas ! little reafon had this vain ridiculous mother to rejoice in the accomplifhments of her Caroline ; as the miferable girl, (educated only to allure) at the age of eighteen, became the prey of a vile libertine, with whom (being a married man) fhe eloped to France, and died foon after, equally wretched and infamous.
107 ページ - ... the wifeft of men. It is thus, by attempting nothing in the beginning, you might produce a prodigy of education. Take the road...
15 ページ - I have ventured to fuggeft, endeavoured to exemplify, in the fecond Letter ; that, while the Hand is cropping the tranfient Beauties of a Flower, the attentive Mind may be enriching itfelf with folid and and lafting Good.
141 ページ - I once faw a letter from a vain fafhionable woman (who was the mother of three girls) which run thus : —
109 ページ - ... he entertains not the ideas, but fimply the images, of things ; the difference between which confifts in that, fuch images are only the direct paintings of perceptible objects, and ideas are the notions of fuch objects determined by their refpective relations to each other.
48 ページ - Chriftian inftitution, as that partiality, which we contrad from our earlkft education for the manners of Pagan antiquity : from whence •we learn to adopt every moral idea, which is repugnant .to it; to applaud falfe virtues, which that difavows ; to be guided by laws of honour, which that abhors ; to imitate characters, •which that detefts; and...