The Accomplished Tutor; Or, Complete System of Liberal Education:: Containing the Most Improved Theory and Practice of the Following Subjects: 1. English Grammar, and Elocution. 2. Penmanship, and Short Hand. 3. Arithmetic, Vulgar and Decimal ... 18. Drawing, Engraving, and Painting. And Other Useful Matter. Embellished with Twenty Copper-plates and Six Maps, Neatly Engraved, Volume 1
H. D. Symonds, Paternoster Row; and Vernor, Hood, and Sharpe, Poultry., 1806 - Arithmetic - 458 pages
Systematized information on many subjects, appropriate for self-instruction.
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Page 66 - ... accent of Christians, nor the gait of Christian, pagan, nor man, have so strutted, and bellowed, that I have thought some of Nature's journeymen had made men, and not made them well, they imitated humanity so abominably.
Page 65 - Herod. Pray you, avoid it. Be not too tame neither, but let your own discretion be your tutor. Suit the action to the word, the word to the action, with this special observance, that you o'erstep not the modesty of nature.
Page 66 - Now, this overdone, or come tardy off, though it make the unskilful laugh, cannot but make the judicious grieve ; the censure of which one must, in your allowance, o'erweigh a whole theatre of others. Oh ! there...
Page 112 - The prince went to Rome to defend his father; but coming into the senate and hearing a multitude of crimes proved upon him, was so oppressed when it came to his turn to speak that he was unable to utter a word.
Page 65 - Speak the speech, I pray you, as I pronounced it to you, trippingly on the tongue : but if you mouth it, as many of your players do, I had as lief the town-crier spoke my lines.
Page 111 - I know no two words that have been more abused by the different and wrong interpretations which are put upon them, than those two, modesty and assurance. To say, such a one is a modest man, sometimes indeed passes for a good character ; but at present is very often used to signify a sheepish, awkward fellow, who has neither good breeding, politeness, nor any knowledge of the world.
Page 208 - Multiply all the numerators together for a new numerator, and all the denominators together for a new denominator.
Page 112 - For this reason a man truly modest is as much so when he is alone as in company, and as subject to a blush in his closet, as when the eyes of multitudes are upon him. . , I do not remember to have met with any...