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CULTURESCenter For Urban Learning/Teaching and Urban Research in Education and Schools (Emory University; Atlanta, GA)
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You will perceive that I demand something which no Augustan nor Elizabethan age, which no culture, in short, can give.
A less truthful man than he might have been tempted into the subsequent creation of a vision in the form of resurgent memory; a less sane man might have believed in such a creation; but Silas was both sane and honest, though, as with many honest and fervent men, culture had not defined any channels for his sense of mystery, and so it spread itself over the proper pathway of inquiry and knowledge.
That culture, the loss of which he laments, is, for the enormous majority, a mere training to act as a machine.
I always have my answer ready; "For general culture, to acquire the languages, and to see Europe for myself;" and that generally seems to satisfy them.
Once (say two centuries ago), Latin and Greek had a strict relation to all the science and culture there was in Europe, and the Mathematics had a momentary importance at some era of activity in physical science.
The powers, the culture, of the literary producer: there, is the centre of Amiel's curiosity.
I was proud of my great size, and realized that now I could safely travel anywhere in the world, while my superior culture would make me a fit associate for the most learned person I might chance to meet.
To you, dear Jane, I offer the love of a cultured man and association with one of culture and refinement, which you must have sorely missed in your relations with the poor ape that through your girlish infatuation you married so thoughtlessly.
To Daylight culture was a worthless thing, and yet, somehow, he was vaguely troubled by a sense that there was more in culture than he imagined.
You can study French, or you can study German, or cut them both out and study Esperanto, you'll get the culture tone just the same.
There is no explaining this peculiar openness of Japan to the alien culture of the West.
But all the field afternoons and recitation Fridays and physical culture contortions paled before a project which Miss Stacy brought forward in November.