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" If my reader will give me leave to change the allusion so soon upon him, I shall make use of the same instance to illustrate the force of education, which Aristotle has brought to explain his doctrine of substantial forms, when he tells us that a statue... "
The Spectator [by J. Addison and others]; with notes, and a general index - Page 249
by Spectator The - 1811
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The English Essayists: A Comprehensive Selection from the Works of the Great ...

English essays - 1881 - 578 pages
...to make their appearance. If my reader will give me leave to change the allusion so soon upon him, I innocent diversions. I must confess I think it is...diversions as are merely innocent, and have nothing eke stone, the sculptor only finds it. What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human...
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The Granite Monthly: A Magazine of Literature, History and State ..., Volume 7

Henry Harrison Metcalf, John Norris McClintock - Local history - 1883 - 454 pages
...the art of the statuary ; the statue lies hidden in the block of marble and the artist only cleaves away the superfluous matter and removes the rubbish....figure is in the stone ; the sculptor only finds it." The poet Gray has embodied the same sentiment in the following beautiful stanzas : " Perhaps in this...
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Dublin examination papers

Dublin city, univ - 1885 - 476 pages
...comparison :—A statue hes hid in a block of marhle ; and the art of the statuary clears away ihe superfluous matter, and removes the rubbish. The figure...is in the stone, the sculptor only finds it: what sculptor is to a block of marble, education is to the human soul. Thus we see the statue sometimes...
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The English Essayists: A Comprehensive Selection from the Works of the Great ...

Robert Cochrane - Authors, English - 1887 - 572 pages
...to make their appearance. If my reader will give me leave to change the allusion so soon upon him, I ces of the same kind, discover an imperfection in...proceeding. The motions of the sun and moon, in short, stone, the sculptor only finds it. What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human...
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English Composition: Adapted to the Wants of High Schools, Preparatory ...

Alfred Hix Welsh - English language - 1889 - 218 pages
...to make their appearance. ]f my reader will give me leave to change the allusion so soon upon him, I shall make use of the same instance to illustrate...and removes the rubbish. The figure is in the stone, and the sculptor only finds it. What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul....
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Selections from the Spectator of Addison and Steele

A. Meserole - English essays - 1896 - 450 pages
...to make their appearance. If my reader will give me leave to change the allusion so soon upon him, I shall make use of the same instance to illustrate...marble ; and that the art of the statuary only clears awgty the superfluous matter, and removes the rubbish. >The figure is in- stone, the sculptor only...
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Macmillan's course of French composition. 2nd course. [With] Teacher's and ...

George Eugène Fasnacht - 1897 - 216 pages
...allusion so soon upon him, I shall make use of the same instance to illustrate the force of education 10 which Aristotle has brought to explain his doctrine...is in the stone, the sculptor only finds it. What 15 sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human 1. / consider. . . like may be 6. draws,...
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Addresses and Proceedings - National Education Association of the ..., Volume 39

National Education Association of the United States - Education - 1900 - 826 pages
...tells us that there is a statue hidden in every block of marble, and that the skill of the sculptor only clears away the superfluous matter and removes the rubbish. The figure is in the stone. The artist only finds and reveals it. What sculpture is to the block of marble education is to the human...
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Proceedings, Abstracts of Lectures and a Brief Report of the Discussions of ...

National Education Association of the United States - Education - 1900 - 824 pages
...tells us that there is a statue hidden in every block of marble, and that the skill of the sculptor only clears away the superfluous matter and removes the rubbish. The figure is in the stone. The artist only finds and reveals it. What sculpture is to the block of marble education is to the human...
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Journal of Proceedings and Addresses of the ... Annual Meeting, Volume 39

National Educational Association (U.S.). Meeting - Education - 1900 - 826 pages
...tells us that there is a statue hidden in every block of marble, and that the skill of the sculptor only clears away the superfluous matter and removes the rubbish. The figure is in the stone. The artist only finds and reveals it. What sculpture is to the block of marble education is to the ijuman...
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