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 ... and Other Useful Matter. Embellished with Twenty Copper-plates and Six Maps, Neatly Engraved, Volume 1
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Page 67 - Then cometh he to a city of Samaria, which is called Sychar, near to the parcel of ground that Jacob gave to his son Joseph.
Page 84 - Nature; to show virtue her own feature; scorn, her own image; and the very age and body of the time, his form and pressure. 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.
Page 64 - Were all books reduced thus to their quintessence, many a bulky author would make his appearance in a penny paper : there would be scarce such a thing in nature as a folio : the works of an age would be contained on a few shelves ; not to mention millions of volumes that would be utterly annihilated.
Page 83 - 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 83 - 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 221 - RULE. Divide the numerator by the denominator, and the quotient will be the whole number, and the remainder will be the numerator to the denominator.
Page 84 - ... 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 83 - ... t were, the mirror up to nature ; to show virtue her own feature, scorn her own image, and the very age and body of the time his form and pressure.
Page 328 - Pounds of good and lawful Money of Great Britain, to be paid to...