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JONES, H. Macnaughton.
The Health of the Senses [Sight:Hearing:Voice:Smell & Taste:Skin].

pp. xii, 155, (i) blank, 12 Catalogue. 60 text figures. Original cloth, a very good copy.

*VIDE Chapter VII - A Word on Education. EARLY CRAM. 'Then let us think on our modern systems of early cramming; the unnatural forcings of a precocious intellect, the mad desire for an early and successful college entrance, the close and confined schoolrooms, terror-inspiring canes, and lengthy hours of study...... I can conceive no more certain plan for the physical ruin of thousands of the youths of a country than that system of capitation fees from results of examination according to the ages of the candidates. Take, for example, the intermediate education system in Ireland, the disastrous results of which I have witnessed in sad instances of sight destroyed and death from chest and heart affections induced by over and premature study.'

Longmans, Green & Co. London.

Date Published: 1884.

Stock No. 62320

Price: 40.00