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Taylor and Walton, 1839 - Education
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Page 235 - It being one chief project of that old deluder, Satan, to keep men from the knowledge of the Scriptures, as in former times by keeping them in an unknown tongue, so in these latter times by persuading from the use of tongues, that so at least the true sense and meaning of the original might be clouded by false glosses of saintseeming deceivers, that learning may not be buried in the grave of our fathers in the church and commonwealth, the Lord assisting our endeavors...
Page 153 - Ireland, 508. of the Irish Society for promoting the education of the native Irish, through the medium of their own language, 508 account of . Roman Catholic Institutions for the instruction of the Irish, 508.
Page 448 - HODGSON -MYTHOLOGY FOR LATIN VERSIFICATION. A brief Sketch of the Fables of the Ancients, prepared to be rendered into Latin Verse for Schools.
Page 273 - The legislature shall, as soon as conveniently may be, provide, by law, for the establishment of schools throughout the State, in such manner that the poor may be taught gratis.
Page 235 - ... to the end that learning may not be buried in the graves of our forefathers in church and commonwealth, the Lord assisting our endeavors.
Page 449 - ... hard thing to make them think ; so hard, indeed, that masters had, within the last few years, almost universally abandoned the attempt, and taught them rules instead of principles, by authority instead of demonstration. This system is now passing away, and many preceptors may be found who are of opinion that, whatever may be the additional trouble to themselves, their pupils should always be induced to reflect upon, and know the reason of, what they are doing. Such. I would advise not to be discouraged...
Page 271 - ... made under the authority of the Corporation, or of the several acts of Congress, hereinafter declared to be revived and in force, within the said Corporation, to be existing at the time hereinafter limited for the collection of the said tax ; and at the rate of...
Page 441 - New Greek Delectus ; being Sentences for Translation from Greek into English, and English into Greek ; arranged in a systematic Progression.
Page 299 - An orphan or deserted child, educated from infancy to the age of 12 or 14, in a workhouse, if taught reading, writing, and arithmetic only, is generally unfitted for earning his livelihood by labour.
Page 33 - And not many weeks or months will elapse before all will be readers. ' In order to learn to read, it is by no means indispensable that the long, tedious method of the schools for children should be adopted. The process may be rendered extremely simple and easy. It is not necessary to commence even with the alphabet, or to go through a course of spelling in Dilworth or Webster. ' Adults have been recently taught to read, in penitentiaries and elsewhere, in a very short period even within one or...

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