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Graphene could provide a towardly biocompatible scaffold to accelerate the specific differentiation of hMSCs into bone cells without hampering their proliferation [36].
The elder Carter had two young daughters and a son at home with him at Corotoman, and he needed "a schoolmistress for them--a grave woman of about forty years of age, that hath both been well educated and is of a towardly disposition to make it her business to be their tutoress." Why Carter specifically requested a woman is unknown and unusual.
They can very seldom pick up a livelihood by stealing until they arrive at six-years old; except where they are of towardly parts; although, I confess, they learn the rudiments much earlier; during which time they can, however, properly be looked on only as probationers; as I have been informed by a knowledgeable professor of education who protested to me, that he never knew above one or two instances under the age of six, even in a part of the world renowned for the quickest proficiency in that art.

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