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Page 233 - Education, therefore, is one of those things which it is admissible in principle that a government should provide for the people. The case is one to which the reasons of the non-interference principle do not necessarily or universally extend.* With regard to elementary education, the exception to ordinary rules may, I conceive, justifiably be carried still further.
Page 233 - But there are other things, of the worth of which the demand of the market is by no means a test ; things of which the utility does not consist in ministering to inclinations, nor in serving the daily uses of life, and the want of which is least felt where the need is greatest.
Page 233 - Now any well-intentioned and tolerably civilized government may think without presumption that it does or ought to possess a degree of cultivation above the average of the community which it rules, and that it should therefore be capable of offering better education and better instruction to the people, than the greater number of them would spontaneously demand.
Page 311 - Fillet of a fenny snake, In the cauldron boil and bake : Eye of newt, and toe of frog, Wool of bat, and tongue of dog...
Page 264 - A represents the deck. в, the relieving tubes (6 in. diameter). c, the side air-cases, n, the end air-chambers. In Fig. 3, the exterior form of transverse sections at different distances from stem to stern is shown. Fig. 4 represents a midship transverse section.
Page 93 - ... placed within the reach of everybody ; thought is communicated with the rapidity and even by the power of lightning.
Page 93 - ... we are living at a period of most wonderful transition, which tends rapidly to accomplish that great end to which indeed all history points ; the realization of the unity of mankind ! Not a unity which breaks down the limits, and levels the peculiar characteristics of the different nations of the earth, but rather a unity, the result and product of those very national varieties- and antagonistic qualities.
Page 117 - it is agreed that the most Serene King of Great Britain, his heirs and successors, shall have, hold, keep, and enjoy forever, with plenary right of sovereignty, dominion, possession, and propriety, all those lands, regions, islands, colonies, and places whatsoever being or situated in the West Indies, or any part of America, which the said King of Great Britain, or his subjects, do at present hold and possess.
Page 234 - In the matter of education, the intervention of government is justifiable, because the case is not one in which the interest and judgment of the consumer are a sufficient security for the goodness of the commodity.