A History of Education in the United States

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Macmillan, 1906 - Education - 656 pages

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Page 311 - be the duty of the General Assembly, as soon as circumstances will permit, to provide by law for a general system of education ascending in regular gradation from township schools to State University, wherein tuition shall be gratis, and equally open to all." This is the charter of the American State University — the crown of the public school system.
Page 648 - Latine author extempore, and make and speake true Latine in verse and prose, suo ut aiunt Marte : and decline perfectly the paradigms of nounes and verbes in the Greek tongue : let him then, and not before, be capable of admission into the Colledge. " 2. Let every student be plainly instructed and earnestly pressed to consider well the
Page 643 - 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 gloss is of saint-seeming deceivers, that learning may not be buried in the grave of our fathers in the church and commonwealth, the Lord assisting our endeavors
Page 283 - in the Heavens above us and in the Air, Water and Earth around us, and the various kinds of Meteors, Stones, Mines and íMinerals, Plants and Animals, and of everything useful for the comfort, the Convenience and elegance of Life in the chief Manufactures, finally to lead them from the study of Nature to the Knowledge of
Page 608 - turn produce one or more queries on any point of morals, politics, or natural philosophy, to be discussed by the company, and once in three months produce and read an essay of his own writing on any subject he pleased. Our debates were to be under the direction of a president, and to be conducted in the sincere spirit of
Page 495 - be applied in your discretion for the promotion and encouragement of intellectual, moral or industrial education of the young of the more destitute portions of the southern and southwestern states of our Union ; my purpose being that the benefits intended shall be distributed among the entire population without other distinction than
Page 19 - The Patroons and the colonists shall, in particular, endeavor to find out ways and means whereby they may support a minister and schoolmaster, that thus the service of God and zeal for religion may not grow cool and be neglected among them, and they shall, for the
Page 283 - Profaneness, or of any sort of Vice whatsoever. Vth and lastly, A serious, virtuous and industrious Course of Life being first provided for, it is further the Design of this College to instruct and perfect the youth in the learned languages, and in the Arts of Reasoning exactly, of
Page 283 - finally to lead them from the study of Nature to the Knowledge of Themselves, and of the God of Nature, and their Duty to him, themselves and one another. And every Thing that can contribute to their true Happiness, both here and hereafter. This
Page 646 - times, by persuading them from the use of tongues, so that at least, the true sense and meaning of the original might be clouded with false glosses of saint seeming deceivers ; and that learning

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