THAT the present system of Classical Instruction is radically bad, no one, it is presumed, in this age of intelligence, will deny. The Grammar and Dictionary method of the old school has so long been denounced as " irrational in principle, and inefficient... The child's first Latin book - Page iiiby William Fenton - 1832Full view
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Education - 1835
...will be read with advantage by the parent and the teacher. PRESENT SYSTEM OF TEACHING LATIN. ._ T " That the present system of classical instruction is...principle, and inefficient in operation,' that to multiply prool's would be a mere 'beating of the air.' The great desideratum now seems to be the introduction...