It is seriously to be apprehended that remissness in family religion, relaxation of domestic authority, and the adoption of
worldly maxims in the education and disposal of children, constitute a considerable part of the sins of the Church in the
present day, as distinguished from the sins of the irreligious part of the nation.--Scott THE COMMINTATOR.
He enforced, as of great importance, the forming of Habits of Application. The idea of teaching everything as play
or entertainment, could it be realized, would sacrifice, he observed, the great moral benefits of education. The difference
between work and play should be felt; and the proportion of the former to the latter gradually increased. The habit of
application is of vastly greater importance than any particular branch of learning which is to be acquired by it.-IBID.