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1) academies of art. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...academies of art, official organizations of established artists. Lorenzo de' Medici's informal circle of great artists and thinkers was modeled on similar groups...

2) §11. Dissenting Academies: Secker s Experience. XV. Education. Vol. 9. From Steele and Addison to Pope and Swift. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 1907–21
...The instruction given by the academies was of different types and standards; but, when they became established institutions, their first care was the education of...

3) §4. Nonconformist academies. XIV. Education. Vol. 14. The Victorian Age, Part Two. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 1907–21
...During the second half of the eighteenth century, nonconformist academies 4 decreased in number, and the attempt to make them places of general education, released...

4) Letter XXIV-On the Royal Society and Other Academies. Voltaire, François Marie Arouet de. 1909-14. Letters on the English. The Harvard Classics
...to very few of his fellow members. A genius like that of Sir Isaac belonged to all the academies in the world, because all had a thousand things to learn of him....

5) academy. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...The academic community; academe: When there's moral leadership from the White House and from the academy, people tend to adjust (Jesse Jackson). b. Higher education...

6) Gaonim. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Gaonim, (gao´nim) (KEY) [Heb.,=excellencies], title given to the heads of the Jewish academies at Sura and Pumbedita in Babylonia immediately following the period...

7) 64625. Wilde, Oscar. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:64625 QUOTATION:Art is not to be taught in Academies. It is what one looks at, not what one listens to, that makes the artist. The real schools should be the...

8) 22995. Franklin, Benjamin. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:22995 QUOTATION:Furnished as all Europe now is with Academies of Science, with nice instruments and the spirit of experiment, the progress of human knowledge...

9) §12. Courtly and Private Education: Comments of Clarendon, Peacham, Francis Osborne and others. XV. Education. Vol. 9. From Steele and Addison to Pope and Swift. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 1907–21
...Notably in France, discontent with current educational practice had led to the institution of academies where a combination was sought of the medieval knightly arts...

10) 56249. Stevens, Wallace. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...QUOTATION:Poet, patting more nonsense foamedFrom the sea, conceive for the courtsOf these academies, the diviner healthDisclosed in common forms. ATTRIBUTION:Wallace...

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