The Educational Journal of Virginia, Volume 8

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Charles Henry Winston, Thomas Randolph Price, D. Lee Powell, John Meredith Strother, H. H. Harris, Harry Fishburne Estill (F.), John P. McGuire, Rodes Massie, William Fayette Fox, Richard Ratcliffe Farr, John Lee Buchanan, George R. Pace
Educational Publishing House, 1877
 

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Page 508 - O'ER wayward childhood would'st thou hold firm rule, And sun thee in the light of happy faces ; Love, Hope, and Patience, these must be thy graces, And in thine own heart let them first keep school.
Page 508 - For as old Atlas on his broad neck places Heaven's starry globe, and there sustains it, so Do these upbear the little world below Of Education, Patience, Love, and Hope. Methinks, I see them grouped, in seemly show, The straightened arms upraised, the palms aslope, And robes that, touching as adown they flow, Distinctly blend, like snow embossed in snow.
Page 508 - Yet haply there will come a weary day, When overtask'd at length Both Love and Hope beneath the load give way. Then with a statue's smile, a statue's strength, Stands the mute sister, Patience, nothing loth, And both supporting does the work of both.
Page 300 - In the vital system it acts like a compensation-pond: it replenishes the spirits, the elasticity, and vigour, which the last six days have drained away, and supplies the force which is to fill the six days succeeding. And in the economy of existence it answers the same purpose as, in the economy of income, is answered by a savings
Page 388 - Honor classes ; and the names of those who pass the Examination to the satisfaction of the Examiners, yet not so as to deserve Honors, shall be placed alphabetically in a fourth class.
Page 313 - GAINING THE ATTENTION. THE teacher who fails to get the attention of his pupils, fails wholly. There is, and there can be, no teaching, where this is not secured. Gaining the attention, however, is not the only indispensable condition. We have seen a class wrought by tricks and devices to the highest pitch of aroused mental activity fairly panting with eagerness, yet learning nothing. The teacher had the knack of stirring them up and lashing them into a half-frenzy of expectation, without having...
Page 555 - The dividend is the number to be divided. The divisor is the number by which we divide.
Page 300 - If we would mold the living sculpture, we must first fashion our implements out of purity, simplicity, love, and trust. We are watched, we are studied, we are searched through and through by those we undertake to lead not in a jealous or malignant criticism, but in earnest good faith.
Page 516 - On the natural history of the Rocky Mountain locust, and on the habits of the young or unfledged insects as they occur in the more fertile country in which they will hatch the present year. No. 2.
Page 300 - Bank. The frugal man who puts aside a pound to-day, and another pound next month, and who in a quiet way is always putting past his stated pound from time to time, when he grows old and frail gets not only the same pounds back again, but a good many pounds besides. And the conscientious man who husbands one day of existence every week who, instead of allowing the Sabbath to be trampled and torn in the hurry and scramble of life, treasures it devoutly up the Lord of the Sabbath keeps it for...

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