but when Grammars and Dictionaries were introduced, the onus was thrown upon the shoulders of the pupil, and to this day he is compelled to learn, by his own solitary application, what his master is paid for teaching him. Oral instruction, on this plan,... The child's first Latin book - Page viby William Fenton - 1832Full view
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Education - 1835
...now generally devoted to it. Formerly, boys were taught by the oral interpretation of the ma-stcr; but when Grammars and Dictionaries were introduced,...plan, is absolutely necessary, but without literal interlineari/ translations it would lose half its effect. ' It is quite impossible,' says a writer...