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Edward Thring, Headmaster of Uppingham School: Life, Diary and ..., Volume 1
George Robert Parkin, Sir
No preview available - 2013
Aberystwith anxious asked believe Birley Bishop blessing Borth boys chapel character Charles Kingsley cheered Christian Church Clifton College comfort Conference cricket diary Edward Thring England English Eton evil fact faith fear February feel felt gave give given God's Godfrey Thring Government governors Grasmere Hadspen hand happy headmaster headmistresses heart Henry Thring holiday honour hope Ilminster interest June kind letter living look March masters means meeting mind Mitchinson Montem morning Nettleship never noble North Woolwich November numbers Oakham October once parents praepostors principles public school pupils question Salt Hill schoolroom seems sent sermon speak spirit strong success sure talk teacher teaching tell thank thing thirty years ruled thought to-day to-night true trust truth Uppingham Uppingham School week whole wish wonderful writes
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 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.