The difficulty of teaching the young (Thomas Houston)

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    Reformed Covenanter Puritanboard Commissioner

    Patience, consideration, and habitual attention are requisite in dealing with the young; and it has been justly remarked, that to adapt instructions to the capacity of the youthful mind, is an attempt worthy of a philosopher.

    Thomas Houston, The Divine Commendation of Abraham, or, Parental Duties; and the Blessing Resulting from their Faithful Performance (Edinburgh: William Whyte & Co., 1844), p. 141.
     
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