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[90e] to refuse to send him to the professed teachers of the art, who charge a regular fee, and to bother with requests for instruction other people who neither set up to be teachers nor have a single pupil in that sort of study which we expect him, when sent, to pursue! Do you not consider this would be grossly unreasonable?

Yes, on my word, I do, and stupid to boot.

Quite right. And now there is an opportunity of your

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