Poison Drops in the Federal Senate: The School Question from a Parental and Non-sectarian Stand-point

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Gibson bros., printers, 1885 - Education - 138 pages
 

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Page 97 - Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, As, to be hated, needs but to be seen; Yet seen too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace.
Page 39 - No political dreamer was ever wild enough to think of breaking down the lines which separate the States, and of compounding the American people into one common mass.
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Page 19 - Lord eighteen hundred and seventy-one, at least six weeks of which" shall be consecutive, unless such child or children are excused from such attendance by the board of the school district in which such parents...
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Page 19 - ... bodily or mental condition has been such as to prevent his attendance at school or application to study for the period required...
Page 122 - From what springs the sentiment which acknowledges his exclusive right as against all the world? Is it not, primarily, the right of a man to himself to the use of his own powers, to the enjoyment of the fruits of his own exertions? Is it not this individual right...
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