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" ... vigilant eye over their brethren and neighbors, to see, first, that none of them shall suffer so much barbarism in any of their families, as not to endeavor to teach by themselves or others, their children and apprentices so much learning, as may... "
Annual Meeting of the American Institute of Instruction - Page 95
by American Institute of Instruction - 1870
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The Granite Monthly: A Magazine of Literature, History and State ..., Volume 57

Henry Harrison Metcalf, John Norris McClintock - Local history - 1925
...and apprentices so much learning as may enable them to read perfectly the English tongue, and to get knowledge of the capital laws, upon penalty of twenty shillings for each neglect therein. "Also, that all masters of families do, once a week at least, catechise their children and servants...
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The Christian Review, Volume 6

Baptists - 1841
...servants and apprentices, so much learning as may enable them perfectly to read the English tongue, and knowledge of the capital laws, upon penalty of twenty shillings for each neglect therein." * The statute proceeds to provide for the religious education of children, servants and apprentices,...
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New World, New Roles: A Documentary History of Women in Pre-industrial America

Sylvia R. Frey, Marian J. Morton - Social Science - 1986 - 246 pages
...children and apprentices, so much learning, as may enable them perfectly to read the English tongue, and knowledge of the capital laws: upon penalty of twenty shillings for each neglect therein. Also that all masters of families do once a week (at the least) catechise their children and servants...
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Modern Culture, Volume 2, Issue 2

Edward Cornelius Toune, Graeme Mercer Adam - 1895
...apprentices, so much learning as may enable them perfectly to read the English tongue, and [obtain a] knowledge of the capital laws ; upon penalty of twenty shillings for each neglect therein.' Such was the idea of 'barbarism ' entertained by the colonists of Massachusetts Bay more than two centuries...
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The North American Review, Volume 47

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - American fiction - 1838
...children and apprentices, so much learning, as may enable them perfectly to read the English tongue, and knowledge of the capital laws ; upon penalty of twenty shillings for each neglect therein. "Also, that all masters of families do once a week (at the least) catechize their children and servants...
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Congressional Serial Set

United States - 1901
...children and apprentices so much learning as may enable them jierfec-tly to read the English tongue, and knowledge of the capital laws, upon penalty of twenty shillings for each neglect therein." This law was copied by Connecticut a few years later. It may or may not have been enforced for a time...
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Educational Review

Nicholas Murray Butler, Frank Pierrepont Graves, William McAndrew - Education - 1903
...and apprentices so much learning as may enable them to read perfectly the English tongue and to get knowledge of the capital laws, upon penalty of twenty shillings for each neglect therein. " 10 Five years later, November IT, 1647, that • The State in its relations to education, by Henry...
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