Proceedings, Volume 39

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Page 94 - To abstract the mind from all local emotion would be impossible if it were endeavoured, and would be foolish if it were possible. Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses ; whatever makes the past, the distant, or the future predominate over the present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings.
Page 166 - Him, to kinsfolk and to orphans and the needy and the wayfarer and to those who ask, and to set slaves free; and observeth proper worship and payeth the poor-due.
Page 244 - God, the immortality of the soul, and a future state of rewards and punishments have been esteemed useful engines of government.
Page 196 - That proficiency in the use of tools for working in wood and iron be paid for as a " specific subject," arrangements being made for the work being done, so far as practicable, out of school hours.
Page 144 - ... born without one. There is a just humility that will maintain thine own dignity, and yet make thee insensible to many a rub that galls the proud spirit. Be courteous in thy manner, and liberal of thy purse ; for 'tis the hand to the bonnet and in the pocket that...
Page 108 - I hold in utter abomination, most learned Academicians ! those systems which are built with their foundations in the air, and cannot be propped up without a miracle ; and I undertake, with the assistance of Moro, to explain to you, how these marine animals were transported into the mountains by natural causes*.
Page 198 - That provision be made by the Charity Commissioners for the establishment, in suitable localities, of schools, or departments of schools, in which the study of natural science, drawing, mathematics, and modern languages, shall take the place of Latin and Greek.
Page 197 - Department that payment of fees be demanded from artizans for instructions in the science and art classes. (g.) That in the awards for industrial design more attention be paid by the Department, than is the case at present, to the applicability of the design to the material in which it is to be executed, and that special grants be made for the actual execution of designs under proper safeguards.
Page 218 - And he took away the horses that the kings of Judah had given to the sun...
Page 174 - to promote thorough systematic education and instruction adapted to the practical, mechanical, and artistic requirements of the manufactures and industrial pursuits of the Midland District," "to the exclusion of mere literary education and instruction, and of all teaching of theology.

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