An Essay on Education

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Printed by Kendall & Henry, 1841 - Education - 123 pages
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Page 64 - 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 44 - It is in her silent chamber, she learns to look her sorrows in the face, encounter and subdue them; she thus becomes familiar with the features of her grief; she communes with affliction, as if it were a heavenly messenger sent down by her heavenly Father to warn her that this is not her better home, and that she should so pass through time as to prepare for her eternal home. By thus communing with her affliction, her own heart and her God, she learns to cast all her burdens of grief on that Almighty...
Page 63 - ... 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 97 - 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 36 - 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 46 - ... 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 31 - ... the doctrine of the immortality of the soul, and of a future state of rewards and punishments...
Page 62 - 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 102 - He forgot conveniently that the man "who provideth not for his own household hath denied the faith, and is worse than an infidel.
Page 74 - Great is Diana of the Ephesians, great is Diana of the Ephesians...

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