When obedience to the Divine precepts keeps pace with knowledge in the mind of any man that man is a Christian and when the fruits of Christianity are produced that man is a disciple of our blessed Lord let his profession of religion be what it may.
May this plain statement of facts prevail on the friends of the rising generation to interpose for their welfare that the education of children may no longer be to parent and master a lottery in which the prizes bear no proportion to the enormous number of blanks.
A system of education which would not gratify this disposition in any party is requisite in order to obviate the difficulty and the reader will find a something said to that purpose in perusing this tract.
THE rich possess ample means to realize any theory they may chuse to adopt in the education of their children regardless of the cost but it is not so with him whose Subsistence is derived from industry.
Many thousands of youth have been deprived of the benefit of education thereby their morals ruined and talents irretrievably lost to society for want of cultivation: while two parties have been idly contending who should bestow it.