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  • But in process of time he learnt to understand the importance of British counsels.
  • But beyond this the pastoralist learnt most effectually the lesson that, in a country like Australia, provision must be made for the occasional season when the rainfall is entirely inadequate to the wants of the farmer and the pastoralist.
  • Thus the Turks learnt the country of the Greeks and their weakness.
  • He became a good classical scholar, and learnt to speak and write in French with facility and elegance.
  • By this time the salary had been increased to X1 2; in 1801 it was He had learnt of Raikes's Sunday Schools before he left the Establishment, but he rightly considered the system set on foot by himself far superior; the work and object being the same, he gave six days' tuition for every one given by them, and many people not only objected to working as teachers on Sunday, but thought the children forgot in the six days what they learnt on the one.
 

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