The Quarterly Journal of Education, Volume 3 (Google eBook)

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Charles Knight, 1832 - Education
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Page 342 - Stand! the ground's your own, my braves! Will ye give it up to slaves? Will ye look for greener graves? Hope ye mercy still? What's the mercy despots feel? Hear it in that battle-peal! Read it on yon bristling steel! Ask it, ye who will.
Page 16 - Illi agmine certo Laocoonta petunt, et primum parva duorum Corpora natorum serpens amplexus uterque Implicat, et miseros morsu depascitur artus. Post ipsum, auxilio subeuntem ac tela ferentem, Corripiunt, spirisque ligant ingentibus: et jam Bis medium amplexi, bis collo squamea circum Terga dati, superant capite et cervicibus altis.
Page 341 - Thou flowest on in quiet, till thy waves Grow broken 'midst the rocks ; thy current then Shoots onward like the irresistible course Of destiny. Ah, terribly they rage The hoarse and rapid whirlpools there ! My brain Grows wild, my senses wander, as I gaze Upon the hurrying waters, and my sight Vainly would follow, as toward the Terge Sweeps the wide torrent waves innumerable Meet there and madden waves innumerable Urge on and overtake the waves before, And disappear in thunder and in...
Page 343 - I hate that drum's discordant sound, Parading round, and round, and round : To thoughtless youth it pleasure yields, And lures from cities and from fields, To sell their liberty for charms Of tawdry lace, and glittering arms ; And when Ambition's voice commands, To march, and fight, and fall, in foreign lands.
Page 92 - DONNEGAN'S (JAMES) GREEK LEXICON. A new Greek and English Lexicon, on the plan of the Greek and German Lexicon of Schneider; 'the words alphabetically arranged distinguishing such as are poetical, of dialectic variety, or peculiar to certain writers and classes of writers; with Examples, literally translated, selected from the classical writers. By James Donnegan, MD, of London.
Page 192 - The Board will be intrusted with the absolute control over the funds which may be annually voted by Parliament, which they shall apply to the following purposes : " 1st. Granting aid for the erection of Schools, subject to the conditions hereinbefore specified.
Page 192 - A full power will of course be given to the Board, to make such regulations upon matters of detail, not inconsistent with the spirit of these instructions, as they may judge best qualified to carry into effect the intentions of the Government and of the Legislature. Parliament has already placed at his Excellency's disposal a sum which may be available even in the course of the present year ; and as soon as the Board can be formed, it will be highly desirable that no time should be lost, with a view...
Page 51 - It will tend to raise the standard of the qualifications of instructers, so that the business of teaching shall not be the last resort of dulness and indolence, but shall be considered, as it was in the days of republican Greece, an occupation worthy of the highest talents and ambition. It will hardly fail to show that education is a science, to be advanced, like every other science, by experiment ; whose principles are to be fixed...
Page 190 - ... co-operation of the resident clergy, the Board will probably look with peculiar favour upon applications proceeding either from " 1st. The Protestant and Roman Catholic clergy of the parish ; or, " 2nd. One of the clergymen, and a certain number of parishioners professing the opposite creed ; or, " 3rd. Parishioners of both denominations. "Where the application proceeds exclusively from Protestants, or exclusively from Roman Catholics, it will be proper for the Board to make inquiry as to...
Page 342 - Who have done it! From the vale On they come! and will ye quail? Leaden rain and iron hail Let their welcome be! In the God of battles trust! Die we may, and die we must...

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