“The more one loves the art, and indeed the better one studies it, the less one is satisfied. This made Titain write under his pictures faciebat, signifying that they were only in progress.” — Northcote’s Conversations.
To treat of this book at length, would occupy great space, if we should meet the author’s statements of experience with that devotion to the subject, which their energy, talent, and noble tendency deserve. But as the place for such an essay is in a Journal of Education rather than in a Miscellany like this, we must content ourselves with recommending the volume to the attention of all whose minds are engaged in ascertaining the best way not to injure children.
Source: The Dial (January 1842) pp.408