Charles Babbage Quote

A young man passes from our public schools to the universities, ignorant almost of the elements of every branch of useful knowledge.


Reflections on the Decline of Science in England and on Some of its Causes (1830)

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A young man passes from our public schools to the universities, ignorant almost of the elements of every branch of useful knowledge.

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A young man passes from our public schools to the universities, ignorant almost of the elements of every branch of useful knowledge.

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A young man passes from our public schools to the universities, ignorant almost of the elements of every branch of useful knowledge.

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A young man passes from our public schools to the universities, ignorant almost of the elements of every branch of useful knowledge.