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" The man whose whole life is spent in performing a few simple operations, of which the effects, too, are perhaps always the same, or very nearly the same, has no occasion to exert his understanding, or to exercise his invention, in finding out expedients... "
The English Journal of Education: Specially Designed as a Medium of ... - Page 378
1843
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Pamphlets on British Education, 1714-1873, Volume 2

1755
...always the same, or very nearly the same, has no occasion to exert his understanding, or to exercise his invention, in finding out expedients for removing...exertion, and generally becomes as stupid and ignorant as is possible for a human creature to become. The torpor of his mind renders him not only incapable of...
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The Monthly Magazine, Volume 7

1799
...the lame, or very neai ly the fame, has no occafion to exert his undcrftanding, or to cxercile hi» invention in finding out expedients for removing difficulties which never occur. He naturally lofes, therefore, the habit of luch exertion, and generally becomes as (tupid and ignorant as it is...
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An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, Volume 3

Adam Smith - Economics - 1809
...always the same, or very nearly the same, has no occasion to exert his understanding, or to exercise his invention, in finding out expedients for removing...occur. He naturally loses, therefore, the habit of such exertion, and generally becomes as stupid and ignorant as it is possible for a human creature...
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An Essay on the Law of Patents for New Inventions

Thomas Green Fessenden - Inventions - 1822 - 427 pages
...always the same, or very nearly the same, has no occasion to exert his understanding, or to exercise his invention in finding out expedients for removing...occur. He naturally loses, therefore, the habit of such exercise, and becomes as stupid and ignorant as it is possible for a human creature to become....
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Virginia Literary Museum and Journal of Belles ..., Volume 1, Issues 1-43

1829
...always the same, or very nearly the same, has no occasion to exert his understanding, or to exercise his invention in finding out expedients for removing...which never occur. He naturally loses, therefore, the hibits of such exertion, and generally becomes as stupid and ignorant, aa it is possible for a human...
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Introductory Lectures on Political-economy: Being Part of a Course Delivered ...

Richard Whately - Economics - 1831 - 238 pages
...always the same, or very nearly the same, has no occasion to exert his understanding, or to exercise his invention in finding out expedients for removing...occur. He naturally loses, therefore, the habit of such exertion, and generally becomes as stupid and ignorant as it is possible for a human creature...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th]

1832
...always the same, or very nearly the same, has no occasion to ' exert his understanding, or to exercise his invention in finding out expedients for removing...occur. He naturally loses, therefore, the habit of such exertion, and generally becomes as stupid and ignorant as it is possible for a human creature...
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The Eclectic Review

1832
...which the effects too are, per' haps, always the same, or very nearly the same, has no occasion to * out expedients for removing difficulties which never...occur. He ' naturally loses, therefore, the habit of such exertion, and gene rally becomes as stupid and ignorant as it is possible for a hu man creature...
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The Schoolmaster, and Edinburgh Weekly Magazine, Volumes 1-2

Scottish periodicals - 1832
...the наше, or very nearly the ваше, has no occasion to exert his understanding, or to exercise his invention in finding out expedients for removing difficulties which never occur. He naturally losi:.«, therefore, the habit of such exertion, and generally becomes as stupid and ignorant as it...
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The Quarterly Journal of Education, Volume 6

Education - 1833
...always the same, or very nearly the same, has no occasion to exert his understanding, or to exercise his invention, in finding out expedients for removing...exertion, and generally becomes as stupid and ignorant as is possible for a human creature to become. The torpor of his mind renders him not only incapable of...
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