The Journal of Proceedings and Addresses of the National Educational Association, Volume 26
The Association, 1888 - Education
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Page 402 - tis a common proof, That lowliness is young ambition's ladder, Whereto the climber-upward turns his face; But when he once attains the upmost round, He then unto the ladder turns his back, Looks in the clouds, scorning the base degrees By which he did ascend.
Page 454 - phantasy of our Dream"; or what the Earth-Spirit in Faust names it, the living visible Garment of God: "In Being's floods, in Action's storm, I walk and work, above, beneath, Work and weave in endless motion! Birth and Death, An infinite ocean; A seizing and giving The fire of Living: 'Tis thus at the roaring Loom of Time I ply, And weave for God the Garment thou seest Him by.
Page 390 - Neither is there any creature that is not manifest in his sight : but all things are naked and open to the eyes of him with whom we have to do 2.
Page 800 - 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 11 - Trustees, in 1886, one trustee shall be elected for one year, one for two years, one for three years, and one for four years, and...
Page 12 - Association," for the full period of twenty years, the purpose and objects of which are 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 12 - Columbia, do1 hereby associate ourselves together, pursuant to the provisions of the Act of General Incorporation, Class Third, of the Revised Statutes of the District of Columbia...
Page 129 - The Gothic idea that we are to look backwards instead of forwards for the improvement of the human mind, and to recur to the annals of our ancestors for what is most perfect in government, in religion and in learning, is worthy of those bigots in religion and government, by whom it has been recommended, and whose purposes it would answer. But it is not an idea which this country will endure...
Page 450 - Something new, something that you did not know before, in every paragraph. But would you therefore put the wretched cookery-book on a higher level of estimation than the divine poem ? What you owe to Milton is not any knowledge, of which a million separate items are still but a million...
Page 118 - Ohio ; on the South by the Ohio River, and on the west by the State of Illinois.