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Guardian of Peace
Music: Charles Villiers Stanford
J. S. Mill argues that free trade has done more to put an end to war than any political union or military alliance.

COMMERCE first taught nations to see with goodwill the wealth and prosperity of one another. Before, the patriot, unless sufficiently advanced in culture to feel the world his country, wished all countries weak, poor, and ill-governed but his own: he now sees in their wealth and progress a direct source of wealth and progress to his own country.

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Grammar and Composition

Distinguish using sentences: Each. Every. All.

Use as a noun and also as a verb: Progress. See. Increase.

Use together in one sentence: Before. Increase. Govern.

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Inquire Within
Music: Johann Baptist Cramer
Philosopher and social activist John Stuart Mill discusses the most liberating kind of education.

MOST boys or youths who have had much knowledge drilled into them, have their mental capacities not strengthened, but overlaid by it.

They are crammed with mere facts, and with the opinions or phrases of other people, and these are accepted as a substitute for the power to form opinions of their own.

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Grammar and Composition

Distinguish using sentences: Pain. Pane.

Use as a noun and also as a verb: Use. Phrase. Permit.

Use together in one sentence: Parrot. Anything. Youth.

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