AS IT RESPECTS THE INDUSTRIOUS CLASSES
AMONG OTHER IMPORTANT PARTICULARS,
An Accour. f the Institution for the Education of
ONE HOUSAND POOR CHILDREN,
AND OF HE NEW SYSTEM OF EDUCATION ON WHICH IT IS
« All nations, indeed, of which we have any account, in be.
coming rich, have become profligate; a torrent of depraved morality has,
in every opulent state, borne down with irresistible violence those mounds
and fences, by which the wisdom of legislators attempted to protect chastity,
sobriety, and virtue. If any check can be given to the corruption of a state
increasing in riches and declining in morals, it must be given, not by laws
enacted to alter the inveterate habits of men, but by education adapted
to form the hearts of children to a proper sense of moral and religions
excellence.”-Bishop of Landaff's Charge, 1788.
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