Annual Report (Google eBook)

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Page 39 - Knowledge and wisdom, far from being one, Have ofttimes no connection. Knowledge dwells In heads replete with thoughts of other men, Wisdom in minds attentive to their own.
Page 107 - January 31, February 28, March 31, April 30, May 31, June 30, July 31, August 31, September 30, October 31, November 30, December 31.
Page 106 - OF TIME. 60 Seconds = 1 Minute 60 Minutes = 1 Hour 24 Hours = 1 Day 7 Days = 1 Week 28 Days = 1 Lunar Month...
Page 43 - The several faculties of the human mind are not simultaneously developed, and in educating an individual we ought to follow the order of nature, and to adapt the instruction to the age and mental stature of the pupil. If we reverse this order, and attempt to cultivate faculties which are not sufficiently matured, while we neglect to cultivate those which are, we do the child an irreparable injury. Memory, imitation, imagination, and the faculty...
Page 44 - The primary principle of education is the determination of the pupil to self-activity; the doing nothing for him which he is able to do for himself.
Page 39 - Knowledge dwells In heads replete with thoughts of other men, Wisdom in minds attentive to their own. Knowledge, a rude unprofitable mass, The mere materials with which wisdom builds, Till smoothed and squared and fitted to its place, Does but encumber whom it seems to enrich. Knowledge is proud that he has learned so much; Wisdom is humble that he knows no more.
Page 19 - English Grammar and Composition, Reading and Declamation, Penmanship, Book-keeping, Arithmetic, Algebra, Geometry and Trigonometry, Natural Philosophy, Chemistry and Astronomy, American History and Political Science, including a knowledge of the Constitution, State and National, with the outlines of Municipal and International Law, Architectural and Mechanical Drawing, Practical Mechanics, Navigation, and the French, Spanish and German Languages.
Page 106 - MONEY. 10 mills = 1 cent. 10 cents = 1 dime. 10 dimes = 1 dollar. 10 dollars = 1 eagle.
Page 38 - After remarking that the mathematician positively knows that the sum of the three angles of a triangle is equal to two right angles...
Page 106 - Ibs. = 1 long ton. DRY MEASURE 2 pints = 1 quart. 8 quarts = 1 peck. 4 pecks = 1 bushel. 36 bushels = 1 chaldron. LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills = 1 pint. 2 pints = 1 quart. 4 quarts = 1 gallon.

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