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IN TWO PARTS:
THE FIRST ON GENERAL EDUCATION, AND THE
SECOND ON THAT OF FEMALES.
AGNES SOPHIA SEMPLE,
Daughter of the late Rev. Dr. Henry Hunter.
He that undertakes the education of a child, undertakes
Printed by T. Bayley, Devonshire Street, Bishopsgate ;
CORNHILL ; R. PITKEATHLEY, ANDERSON'S BUILDINGS,
ST. PIERRE intended to write a general History of Nature, but he found that of a single strawberry plant far to transcend his highest powers. Without proposing to form a System of Education, the daily observation of a little girl of three years old, led me to think on that subject, which, while there are infinite varieties in the human mind, can never be exhausted. Like St. Pierre I was overwhelmed with my study, and was compelled to relinquish