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" ... by combining a thorough knowledge of the real affairs of life, with a necessity for investigating the arcana of nature, and the strongest invitations to the practice of morality, it becomes the best architect of a complete man. "
Arator: Being a Series of Agricultural Essays, Practical and Political: in ... - Page 176
by John Taylor - 1817 - 220 pages
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Dream a Little: Land and Social Justice in Modern America

Dorothee E. Kocks - History - 2000 - 255 pages
...togood, worthwhile work. Farming was a growth opportunity for the soul. "By the exercise [agriculture] gives both to the body and to the mind, it secures health and vigour to both," John Taylor of Caroline summarized succinctly in i8o3-9 There's more: the farm would be like a private...
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Conjectures of Order: Intellectual Life and the American South ..., Volume 1

Michael O'Brien - History - 2004 - 1456 pages
...only men like Taylor himself, patriarchs, whose productivity was patriotic, who made luxury possible; "by combining a thorough knowledge of the real affairs...strongest invitations to the practice of morality, [agriculture] becomes the best architect of a complete man." 20 Little flowed from nature itself, and...
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