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Page 177 - O the days gone by! O the days gone by! The music of the laughing lip, the luster of the eye; The childish faith in fairies, and Aladdin's magic ring— The simple, soul-reposing, glad belief in everything,— When life was like a story holding neither sob nor sigh, In the golden olden glory of the days gone by.
Page 270 - juvenile culture, physical, mental and moral, is a knowledge second to none in importance. This topic should occupy the highest and last place in the course of instruction passed through by each man and woman.
Page 271 - The destiny of nations lies far more in the hands of women—the mothers—than in the hands of those who possess power. We must cultivate women who are the educators of the human race, else a new generation
Page 93 - Mont Blanc is the monarch of mountains, They crowned him long ago On a throne of
Page 77 - tongues in trees, books in running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in everything.
Page 11 - because somebody thought it was 'cute.' There are many persons who will never get over certain false associations of ideas, because somebody thought it was very amusing and funny to see the child mixing up things in such a beautiful childlike way.
Page 10 - man to whom information comes in dreary tasks along with threats of punishment is unlikely to be a student in after years, while those to whom it comes in natural forms at
Page 234 - It is the mind that maketh good or ill, That maketh wretch or happy, rich or poor.