The Handbook of Private Schools, Volume 5

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P. Sargent., 1919 - Private schools

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Page 11 - 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 13 - ... for a school, for encouragement of the poorer sort, to train up their youth in learning, and Mr. Robert Lenthal, while he continues to teach school, is to have the benefit thereof.
Page 139 - it is again declared, that the first and principal object of this Institution is the promotion of true PIETY and VIRTUE ; the second, instruction in the English, Latin, and Greek Languages, together with Writing, Arithmetic, Music, and the Art of Speaking ; the third, practical Geometry, Logic, and Geography ; and the fourth, such other...
Page 165 - Whereas, The prosperity and welfare of any people depend, in a great measure, upon the good education of youth and their early instruction in the principles of true religion and virtue, and qualifying them to serve their country and themselves by breeding them in reading, writing, and learning of languages and useful arts and sciences suitable to their sex, age, and degree, which can not be effected in any manner so well as by erecting public schools for the purposes aforesaid.
Page 529 - To elevate the character and advance the interests of the profession of teaching, and to promote the cause of popular education in the United States.
Page 685 - Consequently, education in a democracy, both within and without the school, should develop in each individual the knowledge, interests, ideals, habits, and powers whereby he will find his place and use that place to shape both himself and society toward ever nobler ends.
Page 139 - The purpose of these schools, as stated in the deed of gift of the earlier one, was " to lay the foundation of a public free school or academy for the purpose of instructing youth, not only in English and Latin grammar, writing, arithmetic, and those sciences wherein they are commonly taught ; but more especially to learn them the great end and real business of living.
Page 562 - For the Increase and Diffusion of Knowledge Relating to the Deaf Headquarters of the American Association to Promote the Teaching of Speech to the Deaf.
Page 137 - When any Schollar is able to understand Tully, or such like classical Latine Author extempore, and make and speake true Latine in Verse and Prose, suo ut aiunt Marte; And decline perfectly the Paradigm's of Nounes and Verbes in the Greek tongue: Let him then and not before be capable of admission into the Colledge.
Page 14 - ... them in reading, writing, and learning of languages, and useful arts and sciences, suitable to their sex, age, and degree, which cannot be effected in any manner so well as by erecting public schools, for the purposes aforesaid...

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