Education in Its Relation to Manual Industry

D. Appleton, 1888 - 393 sider

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Side 269 - 111 fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates and men decay ; Princes and lords may flourish, or may fade; A breath can make them, as a breath has made; But a bold peasantry, their country's pride, When once destroyed, can never be supplied. Just
Side 220 - was appointed by Queen Victoria to inquire into the instruction of the industrial classes of certain foreign countries in technical and other subjects, for the purpose of comparison with that of the corresponding classes in Great Britain; and into the influence of such instruction on manufacturing and other industries in their own and foreign countries.
Side 56 - a capital employed in the home-trade, it has already been shown, necessarily puts into motion a greater quantity of domestic industry, and gives revenue and employment to a greater number of the inhabitants of the country, than an equal capital employed in the foreign trade of consumption, and one employed in the foreign trade
Side 203 - with much more diligence and attention, if from the beginning he wrought as a journeyman, being paid in proportion to the little work which he could execute, and paying in his turn for the materials which he might sometimes spoil through awkwardness and inexperience. His education would
Side 57 - nearly equal profits, therefore, every individual naturally inclines to employ his capital in the manner in which it is likely to afford the greatest support to domestic industry, and to give revenue and employment to the greatest number of people
Side 374 - articles ; thence we abstract all the mechanical processes and manual arts and typical tools of the trades and occupations of men, arrange a systematic course of instruction in the same, and then incorporate it into our system of education. Thus, without teaching any one trade, we teach the essential mechanical principles of all.

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