Edward Thring, Headmaster of Uppingham School: Life, Diary and Letters

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Macmillan, 1900 - Educators - 518 pages

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Page 219 - Them hath he filled with wisdom of heart to work all manner of work of the engraver. And of the cunning workman and of the embroiderer, in blue and in purple, in scarlet and in fine linen and of the weaver, even of them that do any work and of those that devise cunning work.
Page 105 - And they said unto him, Thus saith Hezekiah, This day is a day of trouble, and of rebuke, and of blasphemy: for the children are come to the birth, and there is not strength to bring forth.
Page 359 - And behold I am with thee, and will keep thee in all places whither thou goest, and will bring thee again into this land; for I will not leave thee, until I have done that which I have spoken to thee of.
Page 21 - If the menial services enforced were incompatible with the position, and unfavourable to the training, of a gentleman, the want of privacy was quite as injurious to the moral feelings. A boy who passed unscathed the ordeal of a Colleger's life must have been gifted in no common degree with purity of mind and strength of will.
Page 241 - A Teacher is a combination of heart, head, artistic training, and favouring circumstances. Like all other high arts, life must have free play or there can be no teaching.
Page 382 - And in my prosperity I said, I shall never be removed ; thou, LORD, of thy goodness, hast made my hill so strong.
Page 268 - He had a power of finding where the spark of fire lay hid in the coarsest of human clay.
Page 23 - Cruel at times the suffering and wrong ; wild the profligacy. For after eight o'clock at night no prying eye came near till the following morning; no one lived in the same building; cries of joy and pain were equally unheard; and, excepting a code of laws of their own, there was no help or redress for any one.
Page 434 - He declares, for example, that " providing teaching for all the poor out of the taxes paid by those who can pay, which is miscalled free education, is dishonest, is a mistake, is deadly.
Page 489 - As he was following the ewes great with young ones he took him : that he might feed Jacob his people, and Israel his inheritance. 73 So he fed them with a faithful and true heart : and ruled them prudently with all his power.

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