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For government is the nurture of man, and the government of good men is good, and of bad men bad.

But to return:—After marriage let us speak of the birth of children, and after their birth of their nurture and education.

But you can't expect anything of them; they've had no nurture.'

A mother's tears, Gabriella, nurture great aspirations in a child.

Every soul may plant and nurture it in its own garden, in its own Eden.

And we are to nurture our bodies as the present instrument of mental action.

What are breeding and nurture, and how do they differ from each other?

What does nurture signify, and how does it compare with educate?

Thus "nurture" becomes not less, but more, important in our eyes.

What do you understand by the difference between nature and nurture?

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, "breeding, upbringing," from Old French norture, nourreture "food, nourishment; education, training," from Late Latin nutritia (see nursery).

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