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  1. Feb 2017
    1. The works of Blair and Campbell were often used together as course texts, and most new textbooks simply rang changes on their ideas and materials.

      Sounds a little like Dead Poets Society

      McAllister: You take a big risk by encouraging them to be artists, John. When they realize they're not Rembrandts, Shakespeares or Mozarts, they'll hate you for it. Keating: We're not talking artists, George, we're talking freethinkers.

      McAllister: Freethinkers at seventeen?

      Keating: Funny — I never pegged you as a cynic.

      McAllister: Not a cynic, a realist. "Show me the heart unfettered by foolish dreams, and I'll show you a happy man."

      Keating: "But only in their dreams can men be truly free. 'Twas always thus, and always thus will be."

      McAllister: Tennyson?

      Keating: No, Keating.