Annual Meeting, Volume 9 (Google eBook)

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American Institute of Instruction., 1839 - Education
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"Catalogue of members (past and present)": 21st, 1850, p. [135]-159. "Members of the ... Institute from 1830 to 1877": 48th, 1877, appendix, 61 p. List of members included in each volume, beginning with 1891.
  

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Page 137 - Insomuch that the multitude wondered, when they saw the dumb to speak, the maimed to be whole, the lame to walk, and the blind to see : and they glorified the God of Israel.
Page 98 - That the selectmen of every town in the several precincts and quarters where they dwell, shall have a vigilant eye over their brethren and neighbors, to see, first, that none of them shall suffer so much barbarism in any of their families, as not to endeavor to teach by themselves or others, their children and apprentices so much learning, as may enable them perfectly to read the English tongue, and knowledge of the capital laws, upon penalty of twenty shillings for each neglect therein...
Page 134 - I cannot tell what you and other men Think of this life, but, for my single self, I had as lief not be as live to be In awe of such a thing as I myself.
Page 119 - By greatness, I do not only mean the bulk of any single object, but the largeness of a whole view, considered as one entire piece.
Page 110 - ... devote his whole time, if necessary, " to ascertain the condition, increase the interest, and promote the usefulness of common schools.
Page 74 - He who prays that the kingdom of God may come, and his will be done...
Page 134 - I would not have a slave to till my ground, To carry me, to fan me while I sleep, And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth That sinews bought and sold have ever earned.
Page 98 - Forasmuch as the good education of children is of singular behoof and benefit to any commonwealth, and whereas many parents and masters are too indulgent and negligent of their duty in that kind: It is therefore ordered by this Court and the authority thereof, that the selectmen of every town, in the several precincts and quarters where they dwell, shall have a vigilant eye over their brethren and neighbors, to see first : that none of them shall suffer so much barbarism in any of their families,...
Page 119 - By greatness, I do not mean the bulk of any single object only." For then, when it is asked What does he mean more than the bulk of a single object ? the answer conies out precisely as the author intends, " the largeness of a whole view.
Page 114 - CONSIDER a human soul without education like marble in the quarry, which shows none of its inherent beauties; until the skill of the polisher fetches out the colours, makes the surface shine, and discovers every ornamental cloud, spot, and vein that runs through the body of it.

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