Address Delivered at a Lawn Party Given by the Surviving Pupils, Aided by the City of Newton, to Mr. Seth Davis, on His One Hundredth Birthday, September 3, 1887

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J. Wilson and son, 1887 - Teachers - 34 pages

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Page 27 - For, as I like a young man in whom there is something of the old, so I like an old man in whom there is something of the young; and he who follows this maxim, in body will possibly be an old man, but he will never be an old man in mind.
Page 16 - But while this fact is recog• nized as a physical necessity, it seemed then to have no practical importance ; for any mischievous vibration behind him, though as delicate as the step of a velvet-footed mouse, seemed to reverberate upon his sensitive and expectant tympanum as the summons to an instantaneous and whirling jump that brought him, chair and all, face to face with the entrapped offender.
Page 12 - Him as to have a personal and saving interest in all that He is, and in all that He has done...
Page 15 - ... by a high partition, after the fashion seen in some eatinghouses now ; and in each stall was a short and narrow seat, so that its occupant could see no fellow-pupil except on the opposite side of the room, or at least beyond speaking distance, while each and every one was visible to the master.
Page 15 - Xanthippe on the one hand, and with the birchbark efficiency of Solomon on the other. The centre of the room was a clear space, and around the walls ran a series of stalls, each separated from...

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