The facilities for popular education have been vastly enlarged and more generally diffused. Thus the books of Protagoras were by the judges of Areopagus commanded to be burnt, and himself banished the territory for a discourse begun with his confessing not to know WHETHER THERE WERE GODS, OR WHETHER NOT. But for this there was no reason why the cotton-producing States should not have led or walked abreast with the New England States in the production of cotton fabrics. Why don't you learn Irish? Why did you drop out of the league class after the first lesson? --You know one reason why, answered Stephen.