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Page 57 - ... what shall we eat, and what shall we drink, and wherewithal shall we be clothed?
Page 116 - The President shall preside at all meetings of the Association and of the ' Board of Directors, and shall perform the duties usually devolving upon a presiding officer.
Page 44 - I thank God, there are no free schools nor printing, and I hope we shall not have these hundred years. For learning has brought disobedience and heresy, and sects into the world, and printing has divulged them, and libels against the best government. God keep us from both"!
Page 110 - That the selectmen of every town in the several precincts and quarters where they dwell, shall have a vigilant eye over their brethren and neighbors, to see, first, that none of them shall suffer so much barbarism in any of their families, as not to endeavor to teach by themselves or others, their children and apprentices so much learning, as may enable them perfectly to read the English tongue, and knowledge of the capital laws, upon penalty of twenty shillings for each neglect therein...
Page 115 - That the purpose and object of the said corporation shall be to elevate the character and advance the interests of the profession of teaching, and to promote the cause of education in the United States.
Page 70 - For in the name of the, living God, it must be proclaimed that licentiousness shall be the liberty, and violence and chicanery shall be the law, and superstition and craft shall be the religion, and the self-destructive indulgence of all sensual and unhallowed passions shall be the only happiness, of that people who neglect the education of their children.
Page 116 - The Treasurer shall receive and hold in safe keeping all moneys paid to the Association ; shall expend the same in accordance with the votes of the directors, or of the Association ; and shall keep an exact account of...
Page 116 - The Board of Directors shall have power to fill all vacancies in their own body; shall have in charge the general interests of the Association...
Page 264 - ... number, but a thorough classification of all the pupils into classes on a certain quota as a basis, whether this be thirty or twenty-five, or whatever other number is considered the best. The endeavor will be to have the classes separated by as small an interval as possible; but four, six, or even ten weeks...