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CONTENTS OF THE ORATION.

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J. On the importance of natural history, and on the little practical

value of mathematics, as a part of general education,

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K. As to imitating the classics,

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L. As to the 4th book of Virgil,

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M. As to sacred Literature in the United States of America, 162

MEMORANDUM.

It will be perceived, of course, that as the notes were not read to the
Society (and indeed they were written after the delivery of the Ora-
tion,) I only am responsible for the sentiments contained in them, re.
specting mathematics, the classics, and education generally.

CONTENTS.

CONTENTS OF LETTER TO COMMITTEE.

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CONTENTS OF DEDICATION ADDRESS.

The dignity and loveliness of Religion,

Occasion of the Address,

Charitable institutions more valuable than works of art,

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