Arrows; Or, Teaching a Fine Art (Google eBook)

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A.S. Barnes & Company, 1898 - Teaching - 100 pages
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Page 87 - with a feeling that I should never rise in my profession. My mind was staggered with a view of the difficulties I had to surmount, and the little interest I possessed. I could discover no means of reaching the object of my ambition. After a long and gloomy reverie, in which I almost wished myself overboard, a sudden glow of patriotism was kindled within me, and presented my king and country as my patron. Well, then," I exclaimed, " I will be a hero! and, confiding in Providence, I will brave every...
Page 1 - Lo, children are an heritage of the Lord: and the fruit of the womb is his reward. As arrows are in the hand of a mighty man ; so are children of the youth. Happy is the man that hath his quiver full of them: they shall not be ashamed, but they shall speak with the enemies in the gate.
Page 86 - I shrunk back as having no means within my power of reaching the object of my wishes. After a long and gloomy reverie, in which I almost wished myself overboard, a sudden glow of patriotism was kindled within my breast, and presented my king and country as my patrons. Well then...
Page 82 - These are the scenes: a boy appears; Set life's round dial in the sun, Count the swift arc of seventy years, His frame is dust; his task is done.
Page 34 - To fly at infinite, and reach it there, Where seraphs gather immortality. On Life's fair tree, fast by the throne of God...
Page 73 - The carriage of the person, which is of great importance, is well attended to, and dancing is well taught ; as for the French language, I do not think it necessary, unless for persons in very high life ; it is rarely much cultivated at schools. I believe all boardingschools are much on the same plan, so that you may place the young lady wherever there is a good air and a good dancing-master.
Page 1 - The rude club is no mean weapon, as " when "Van Amburgh with one in his hand compels a tiger's ferocity to submit to his will.
Page 87 - ... which I almost wished myself overboard, a sudden glow of patriotism was kindled within me, and presented my King and Country as my patrons. ' Well then,' I exclaimed, ' I will be a hero, and confiding in Providence, I will brave every danger.
Page 74 - ... better when there has been a longer experience of the results of affording them really sound educational training. The ideas that all men are logical, and that all women are emotional ; that women are much quicker at coming to a conclusion than men, but quite incapable of describing the steps by which they arrived at it, are in process of giving way, and have completely given way in those who at Girton College and Newnham Hall (the ladies...
Page 74 - ... which they arrived at it, are in process of giving way, and have completely given way in those who at Girton College and Newnham Hall (the ladies' colleges at Cambridge) have had the opportunity of comparing the powers of the young women who are students there, with the powers of the undergraduates of the university. These gentlemen have found that the young women differ intellectually from the young men less than they had expected, and in a different direction from that which they had expected....

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