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Tom Coffin (search for this): article 2
We submitted a few remarks the other day touching the best school that a boy can now be put in — the Confederate army. Next to Sidney Smith's inverted hogshead, there is no such place for keeping a youth out of mischief.--Long Tom Coffin used to say that he did not see the necessity of any land, except now and then a little to drop an anchor in. It is equally difficult to see the necessity, now, of anything that does not appertain to war. This is no time for much learning, and every one knows that a little is dangerous. Posterity will excuse the young men of this generation, if they are ignorant on all other points, so they know how to save their country. If they do not know that, it matters little on what other points they are enlightened or unenlightened; for people in that condition may as well be ignorant as educated, and as for the voice of Posterity, there is not likely to be, in that event, any posterity worth listening to. Our object in these reflections is to ad
Sidney Smith (search for this): article 2
We submitted a few remarks the other day touching the best school that a boy can now be put in — the Confederate army. Next to Sidney Smith's inverted hogshead, there is no such place for keeping a youth out of mischief.--Long Tom Coffin used to say that he did not see the necessity of any land, except now and then a little to drop an anchor in. It is equally difficult to see the necessity, now, of anything that does not appertain to war. This is no time for much learning, and every one knows that a little is dangerous. Posterity will excuse the young men of this generation, if they are ignorant on all other points, so they know how to save their country. If they do not know that, it matters little on what other points they are enlightened or unenlightened; for people in that condition may as well be ignorant as educated, and as for the voice of Posterity, there is not likely to be, in that event, any posterity worth listening to. Our object in these reflections is to ad