A Popular History of the Grammar School of Queen Elizabeth, at Heath, Near Halifax

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F. King, Printer, 1879 - Education, Elementary - 149 pages

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Page 19 - Thou hast most traitorously corrupted the youth of the realm in erecting a grammar school : and whereas, before, our forefathers had no other books but the score and the tally, thou hast caused printing to be used, and, contrary to the king, his crown and dignity, thou hast built a paper-mill.
Page 27 - He was a scholar, and a ripe and good one: Exceeding wise, fair spoken, and persuading; Lofty and sour to them that loved him not; But to those men that sought him sweet as summer. And though he were unsatisfied in getting, Which was a sin, yet in bestowing, madam. He was most princely: ever witness for him Those twins of learning that he raised in you, Ipswich and Oxford! one of which fell with him, Unwilling to outlive the good that did it: The other, though unfinish'd, yet so famous, So excellent...
Page 101 - STERNE, for which the usher severely whipped me. My master was very much hurt at this, and said, before me, that never should that name be effaced, for I was a boy of genius, and he was sure I should come to preferment — Thi" expression made me forget the stripes I had received.
Page 128 - Elizabeth, by the grace of God Queen of England, France and Ireland, Defender of the Faith etc.
Page 53 - Latin either in verse or in prose; for my intent is by this school specially to increase knowledge and worshipping of God and our Lord Christ Jesu and good Christian life and manners in the children.
Page 53 - Also Chigwell, 1629 [in the same words]. I ordain that the scholars do every morning upon their knees before they begin their Lectures, offer up their sacrifice of prayer and thanksgiving to God, in such prayers and psalms as shall be appointed by me, that is to say, that the Master in the morning do repeat orderly the Lord's Prayer, and after that te deum laudamus, the scholars answering him...
Page 54 - Majesty, and that the School-master be first allowed by the Ordinary, and by examination found meet, both for his learning and dexterity in teaching, as also for his honest conversation, and for right understanding of God's true religion, set forth by public authority, whereunto he shall stir and move his scholars...
Page 127 - The Governors of the possessions, revenues and goods of the Free Grammar School of King Edward the Sixth in Sherborne in the county of Dorset.
Page 40 - But now, many grammar schools, and much charitable provision for the poor, be taken, sold, and made away, to the great slander of you and your laws, to the utter discomfort of the poor, to the grievous offense of the people, to the most miserable drowning of youth in ignorance, and sore decay of the universities.
Page 27 - Those twins of learning that he raised in you Ipswich and Oxford ! One of which fell with him, Unwilling to outlive the good that did it ; The other, though unfinished, yet so famous, So excellent in art, and still so rising, That Christendome shall ever speak his virtue...

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