Excerpt from A Study in Black and White: An Address at the Opening of the Armstrong-Slater Trade School Building, November 18, 1896
It is hardly necessary to say that useful occupations are as varied as the ages of men and the wants of civilized society. The pen, the pencil, the needle, the knife, the retort, the lathe, the carpenter’s chest, the blacksmith’s forge, the microscope and the telescope, the dynamo, the steam engine - all of these, vastly as they differ from one another, are implements by which handcraft is acquired, by which work is performed.
Experience has Shown that this training may have four Objects, - any one of them, or all.
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