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appear asked beautiful become better body called cause cent character child common course Department duty English exercise express eyes fact feel feet friends give given grammar hand heart hour human hundred idea important influence Institute instruction interest kind knowledge labor language less lessons light live look matter means meeting method mind Miss moral nature nearly never object observation parents passed person practical prepared present Primary principles progress Providence pupils question readers reason received result scholars Schoolmaster seems sentence side spelling spirit street success teach teacher things thought tion true truth whole write young
Page 78 - strand ? If such then breathe, go mark him well; For him no minstrel raptures swell ; High though his titles, proud his name, Boundless his wealth as wish can claim ; Despite those titles, power
Page 4 - A second corollary from the foregoing general principle, and one which cannot be too strenuously insisted upon, is, that in education the process of self-development should be encouraged to the fullest extent. Children should be led to make their own investigations, and to draw their own inferences. They should be
Page 173 - I from the influence of thy looks receive Access in every virtue, in thy sight More wise, more watchful, stronger, if need were, Of outward strength ; while shame, thou looking on Shame to be overcome or over-reached, Would utmost vigor raise, and raised, unite.
Page 78 - self, Living, shall forfeit fair renown, And doubly dying, shall go down To the vile dust from whence he sprung. Unwept, unhonored and unsung. SIB WALTER SCOTT.
Page 314 - whole force, sword in hand, against the constitution, and the English people will not only beat him back, but laugh at his assaults, In other times the country may have heard with dismay that ' the soldier was abroad.' It will not be so now. Let ' the soldier be abroad ' if he will; he can do nothing in this age.
Page 314 - imposing, in the eyes of some, perhaps, insignificant. The schoolmaster is abroad ; and I trust to him, armed with his primer, against the soldier in full military array." In a struggle like the one in which our country is engaged, where military
Page 299 - when he reflected against what odds and for what a prize he was in a few hours to contend." 3. Parse the italicized words in the above sentence. 4. What is a Noun? What are the properties of nouns, and into what classes are they divided ? 6.
Page 16 - are a few established truths — truths which no one can doubt ; such as that the three angles of a triangle are equal to two right angles, and the square of the hypothenuse is equal to the squares of the other two sides.