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Chapter Five: E-Learning, Democracy, and Social Exclusion: Issues of Access and Retention in the United Kingdom

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E-Learning, Democracy, and Social Exclusion: Issues of Access and Retention in the United Kingdom
E-learning, democracy, and social exclusion: Issues of access and retention in the United Kingdom
OrmondSimpson

I was at the Mathematical School, where the Master taught his pupils after a Method scarce imaginable to us in Europe. The Proposition and Demonstration were written on a thin Wafer, with Ink composed of a Cephalick Tincture. This the student was to swallow upon a fasting Stomach, and for three Days after eat nothing but Bread and Water. As the Wafer digested, the Tincture amounted to his Brain, bearing the proposition along with it. But the success hath not hitherto been answerable, partly by some error in the Quantum or Composition, and partly by the Perverseness of ...

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