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Page 66 - Thus with the year Seasons return ; but not to me returns Day, or the sweet approach of even or morn, Or sight of vernal bloom, or summer's rose, Or flocks, or herds, or human face divine ; But cloud instead, and ever-during dark Surrounds me, from the cheerful ways of men Cut off, and for the book of knowledge fair Presented with a universal blank Of nature's works to me expung'd and ras'd, And wisdom at one entrance quite shut out.
Page 301 - Charge them who are rich in this world, that they be ready to give, and glad to distribute ; laying up in store for themselves a good foundation against the time to come, that they may attain eternal life.
Page 216 - ... under which the quicker children were to be wonders of envy and admiration to the rest, and the whole school in which they were exhibited one of admiration, if not of envy, to its friends and neighbours, on occasion of each
Page 64 - For even Christ our passover is sacrificed for us : therefore let us keep the feast, not with old leaven, neither with the leaven of malice and wickedness ; but with the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth.
Page 309 - ... education in Great Britain, as to enable Parliament to determine in what mode the sums voted for the education of the poorer classes can be most usefully applied. With this view, reports on the state of particular districts may be required to ascertain the state of education in such districts, and how far the interference of Government or of Parliament can be beneficially exerted, by providing additional means of education.
Page 166 - ... the charm of the rod loses its power in proportion to the frequency of its use. I have seen schools in which the master never lays the cane down, but walks about with it, as his sceptre, bestowing a smart tap with it here and a sharp cut with it there, as may seem to him most needful. Such schools are almost always of an inferior description. The boys are cowed by the master's eye and the master's hand ; but when he is absent for a moment; or his back turned, it is easy to see how little education...
Page 342 - Dollar, for the endowment of a " Charity or School" for the poor of the parish of Dollar. The executors having placed this part of the estate in Chancery, in order that it might be disposed of according to law, the destination to the Ministers and Elders was confirmed by Decretal order of the Lord Chancellor pronounced in June 1818.
Page 272 - How much tea, at 7s. 6d. per lb., may be bought for £37 2s. 6</. 1 3. If £15 12s. pay 16 labourers for 18 days, how many labourers, at the same rate, will £35 2s. pay for 24 days. 4. What is the duty on 517 Ibs.
Page 216 - Redeemed as this has always been, in some degree, by cheerful tunes and healthful play, it is possible to contemplate it with forbearance, even in the past, only as a first unsteady step in search of a right path. Happily its prints are fast disappearing ; and the higher views which are being made national by the labours of the Home and Colonial Infant School Society, met by the good sense of local committees in general, and the devoted exertions of a few individuals in particular, have opened up...