An account of charity-schools in Great Britain and Ireland: with the benefactions thereto; and of the methods whereby they were set up, and are governed. Also a proposal for adding some work to the childrens learning. And an appendix, containing certain forms and directions relating to these schools

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Printed and sold by J. Downing, 1712 - 73 pages
 

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Page 86 - God hath chosen the foolish things of the world to confound the wise ; and the weak things of the world to confound the things that are mighty...
Page 86 - God may be shed abroad over them all, l to give light to them that sit in darkness, and in the shadow of death, and to guide their feet into the way of peace.
Page 86 - The History of Churches in England ; wherein is shewn the Time, Means, and Manner of Founding, Building, and Endowing of Churches, both Cathedral and Rural, with their Furniture and Appendages.
Page 4 - Age of 25 years. 2. One that frequents the Holy Communion. 3. One that hath a good Government of himself and his Passions. 4. One of a Meek Temper and Humble Behaviour. 5. One of a good Genius for Teaching. 6. One who understands well the Grounds and Principles of the Christian Religion and is able to give a good account thereof to the Minister of the Parish or Ordinary on Examination. 7. One who can Write a good Hand, and who understands the Grounds of Arithmetick.
Page 5 - And this shall be done constantly twice a week ; that everything in the Catechism may be the more perfectly repeated and understood. And the Master shall take particular care of the Manners and Behaviour of the Poor Children. And by all proper methods...
Page 3 - Neceffity to their Happinefs both Here and Hereafter } but are neceflary alfo to the Eafe and Security of all other People whatfoever : For as much as there is no Body but may ftand in need of their Help, or be liable to receive Injuries from them. But that which ought more efpecially to be the Beginning, and End of Chriftian Charity, is the Glory of God, and the Good of Mankind. And thefe great and moft...
Page 5 - Morning and from 1 to 4 in the Evening the Winter half year; that he may improve the Children in good Learning to the utmost of his Power and prevent the Disorders that frequently happen for want of the Master's Presence and Care. 2. To the End the chief design of this School, which is for the Education of Poor Children in the Rules and Principles of the Christian Religion as professed and taught in the Church of...
Page 5 - School, which is for the Education of Poor Children in the Rules and Principles of the Christian Religion as professed and taught in the Church of England, may be the better promoted; The Master shall make it his chief Business to instruct the Children in the Principles thereof, as they are laid down in the Church catechism; which he shall first teach them...
Page 86 - John again thofe things which you do hear, and " fee : the blind receive their fight, and the lame " walk, the lepers are cleanfed, and the deaf hear, the " dead are raifed up, and the poor have the gofpel " preached unto them. And blefled is he whofoe" ver fhall not be offended in me.
Page 5 - ... 8. One who keeps good order in his Family. 9. One who is approved by the Minister of the Parish (being a Subscriber) before he is presented to be Licensed by the Ordinary. II. The following Orders shall be observed by the Master and Scholars. 1. The Master shall constantly attend his proper Business in the School during the Hours appointed for Teaching viz. from 7 to 1 1 in the Morning and from 1 to 5 in the Evening the Summer half year : And from 8 to n in the Morning and from 1 to 4 in the...

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