An account of charity schools lately erected in Great Britain and Ireland

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Page 78 - Abridgement of the History of the Bible, which may be well bound up at the Beginning of the Bible, or at the end.
Page 6 - Us to hear that for the attaining these Good Ends many Charity Schools are now...
Page 6 - We do therefore earnestly recommend it to you, by all Proper Ways to encourage and promote so excellent a Work, and to Countenance and Assist the Persons principally concerned in it as they shall always be sure of our Protection and Favour.
Page 61 - Durham, the workmen of an iron-work, who are about 400 or 500, allow one farthing and an half per shilling, per week, which together with their master's contribution, maintains their poor, and affords about 17 per annum for teaching their children to read, etc.
Page 5 - ... Teaching the poor Children there." " Payment by Results " is often said to have figured first in English educational administration in 1862, when Robert Lowe's Revised Code appeared; but the honour (or odium) of the invention of this device belongs to some nameless financier of 1711, or thereabouts. "Where there hath not been a competent Number of Children for a School, as also where they could not be conveniently spared at School-Hours, especially in Harvest-time, Agreements have been made with...

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