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William Godwin



    There can be no passion, and by consequence no love, where there is not imagination.

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    In cases where every thing is understood, and measured, and reduced to rule, love is out of the question.

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    Government will not fail to employ education, to strengthen its hands, and perpetuate its institutions.

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    The most desirable mode of education. . . . is that which is careful that all the acquisitions of the pupil shall be preceded and accompanied by desire . . . The boy, like the man, studies because he desires it. He proceeds upon a plan of is own invention, or by which, by adopting, he has made his own. Everything bespeaks independence and inequality.

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