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set in motion before the time pointed out by nature,
and both mind and body are ever after feeble.
When children arrive at a more advanced age, it
would be useful to make them read a short lesson,
and then transcribe it from memory; afterwards let
them copy the original, and let them remark the
mistakes they have made.

Preface to " Cresswick's Reader,"

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