President Garfield and Education: Hiram College Memorial (Google eBook)

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J. R. Osgood and Company, 1882 - Education - 433 pages
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Page 243 - Mated with a squalid savage what to me were sun or clime! I the heir of all the ages, in the foremost files of time...
Page 204 - Promote, then, as an object of primary importance, institutions for the general diffusion of knowledge. In proportion as the structure of a government gives force to public opinion, it is essential that public opinion should be enlightened.
Page 119 - I am distressed for thee, my brother Jonathan: very pleasant hast thou been unto me: thy love to me was wonderful, passing the love of women.
Page 247 - Next in importance to freedom and justice, is popular education, without which neither freedom nor justice can be permanently maintained.
Page 413 - ... living, and allows the formation of new ones more friendly to the growth of character. It permits or constrains the formation of new acquaintances and the reception of new influences that prove of the first importance to the next years ; and the man or woman who would have remained a sunny...
Page 237 - It is quite plain that your government will never be able to restrain a distressed and discontented majority. For with you the majority is the government, and has the rich, who are always a minority, absolutely at its mercy.
Page 234 - You are surprised to learn that I have not a high opinion of Mr. Jefferson, and I am surprised at your surprise. I am certain that I never wrote a line, and that I never, in Parliament, in conversation, or even on the hustings a place where it is the fashion to court the populace uttered a word indicating an opinion that the supreme authority in a state ought to be...
Page 168 - SEC. 3. And be it further enacted, That it shall be the duty of the Commissioner of Education to present annually to Congress a report embodying the results of his investigations and labors, together with a statement of such facts and recommendations as will, in his judgment, subserve the purpose for which this department is established.
Page 130 - Weeping at the feet and head. I can see your falling tears, I can hear your sighs and prayers; Yet I smile and whisper this: "/ am not the thing you kiss; Cease your tears, and let it lie; It was mine it is not I.
Page 235 - What happened lately in France is an example. In 1848 a pure democracy was established there. During a short- time there was reason to expect a general spoliation, a national bankruptcy, a new partition of the soil, a maximum of prices, a ruinous load of taxation laid on the rich for the purpose of supporting the poor in idleness.

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