An Essay on Education

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Printed by Kendall & Henry, 1841 - Education - 123 pages
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Page 62 - But when he had turned about, and looked on his disciples, he "rebuked Peter, saying, Get thee behind me, 'Satan ; for thou savourest not the things that be of God, but the things that be of men.
Page 61 - ... restoring sight to the blind, speech to the dumb, hearing to the deaf, health to the sick, strength to the lame, knowledge to the ignorant; again, dying upon a cross, watched by armed soldiers, a thick darkness coming on, the earth beginning to shake, and only one voice heard. "Forgive them, for they know not what they do!
Page 95 - TOM BOWLING HERE, a sheer hulk, lies poor Tom Bowling, The darling of our crew; No more he'll hear the tempest howling, For Death has broached him to. His form was of the manliest beauty. His heart was kind and soft ; Faithful below he did his duty, But now he's gone aloft. Tom never from his word departed His virtues were so rare ; His friends were many and true-hearted. His...
Page 34 - Religion encourages the assurance, that, if we " train up a child in the way he should go, when he is old he will not depart from it.
Page 44 - ... a fire which originated in the sanctuary. The coals which kindled it came from the empyric's furnace, not from the altar. To such persons we would say, that fanaticism is not true religion. It is a noisome weed, not the Rose of Sharon. Fanaticism is ever bold and walks with long strides, unvailod, in the broad street; tells her tale aloud, and courts display.
Page 60 - The old and the young, the rich and the poor, the learned and the unlearned, walk there. It is " the course of the world," in which all men naturally walk, " fulfilling the lusts of the flesh, and of the mind.
Page 100 - He forgot conveniently that the man "who provideth not for his own household hath denied the faith, and is worse than an infidel.
Page 37 - ... paper or cloth, with a painter's brush or a needle? To dance a waltz; walk gracefully on their toes; make a handsome courtesy; keep an album; sing a fashionable song; wear a corset-board, false curls and artificial flowers; hold a silly conversation on nothing; leer and look languishing; and,—act the fool? We have banished the former state of things, as to the treatment of females, and we now anxiously desire to see driven out of our land, the present frivolous practices which we have named....
Page 29 - ... xxiv. 17.) And when he had Saul in his hands, he would not slay him, but saved him ; and this when he himself would be in danger. But if these things were done under the Old [Covenant] what excuse shall we have who live under the New, and do not attain even to the same measure with them ? For if, " unless our righteousness exceed that of the Scribes and Pharisees, we shall not enter into the kingdom of Heaven
Page 37 - FEMALE EDUCATION If they are taught any thing more, shall it be only, how to play on the harp, the guitar, and the piano-forte, to draw figures on paper or cloth, with a painter's brush or a needle? To dance a waltz; walk gracefully on their toes; make a handsome courtesy; keep an album; sing a fashionable song; wear...

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