|This I think will be agreed to, that if a gentleman be to study any language, it ought to be that of his own country, that he may understand the language which he has constant use of, with the utmost accuracy.|
Harvard Classics, Vol. 37, Part 1
Some Thoughts Concerning Education
At the time, the most significant work advocating educational reform. Locke advocates the moral education of children rather than a pedantic focus on the mere acquisition of facts.
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