Proceedings of the Literary & Philosophical Society of Liverpool, Issue 39 (Google eBook)

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Deighton and Laughton, 1885 - Humanities
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Page 94 - To abstract the mind from all local emotion would be impossible if it were endeavoured, and would be foolish if it were possible. Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses ; whatever makes the past, the distant, or the future predominate over the present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings.
Page 200 - Department. III. That scholarships be more liberally founded, especially for pupils of higher elementary schools, enabling them to proceed to higher technical schools and colleges. IV. That the great national agricultural societies give aid to the establishment in counties of secondary schools or classes for teaching agriculture. V. That those responsible for the management of primary schools in Ireland, in the districts where farming is defective, attach small example farms to such schools wherever...
Page 166 - It is not righteousness that ye turn your faces to the East and the West; but righteous is he who believeth in Allah and the Last Day and the angels and the Scripture and the Prophets...
Page 244 - God, the immortality of the soul, and a future state of rewards and punishments have be,en esteemed useful engines of government.
Page 144 - ... born without one. There is a just humility that will maintain thine own dignity, and yet make thee insensible to many a rub that galls the proud spirit. Be courteous in thy manner, and liberal of thy purse ; for 'tis the hand to the bonnet and in the pocket that...
Page 207 - Antiquiora, or a Dissertation on the Armorial Bearings of the Isle of Man, the Regalities and Prerogatives of its ancient Kings, and the original Usages, Customs, Privileges, Laws, and Constitutional Government of the Manx People. By HR Oswald, Esq., FAS, LRCSE FOE THE YEAR 1860-61.
Page 108 - I hold in utter abomination, most learned Academicians ! those systems which are built with their foundations in the air, and cannot be propped up without a miracle, and I undertake, with the assistance of Moro, to explain to you how these marine monsters were transported into the mountains by natural causes.
Page 143 - Williamses found Shelley staring horribly into the air, and evidently in a trance. They waked him, and he related that a figure wrapped in a mantle came to his bedside and beckoned him. He must then have risen in his sleep, for he followed the imaginary figure into the saloon, when it lifted the hood of its mantle, ejaculated ' Siete sodisfatto ? '
Page 198 - That payments be made by the National Board, under proper regulations, on the results of the teaching of home industries to children, young persons, and adults ; as well as in aid of the salaries of industrial teachers. (c.) That systematic instruction be given to primary school teachers, qualifying them to teach the use of tools for working in wood and iron, in the primary schools. (d.) That steps be taken by the Commissioners of National Education in Ireland for the provision of books calculated...
Page 197 - Department that payment of fees be demanded from artizans for instructions in the science and art classes. (g.) That in the awards for industrial design more attention be paid by the Department, than is the case at present, to the applicability of the design to the material in which it is to be executed, and that special grants be made for the actual execution of designs under proper safeguards.

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