Theory and Practice of Teaching, Or, The Motives and Methods of Good School-seeping

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Hall & Dickson, 1847 - Teaching - 349 pages
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Page 327 - Thou visitest the earth, and waterest it; thou greatly enrichest it with the river of God, which is full of water: thou preparest them corn when thou hast so provided for it.
Page 125 - Let nothing be done through strife or vain-glory, but in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves.
Page 327 - O God of our salvation ; Who art the confidence of all the ends of the earth, and of them that are afar off upon the sea...
Page 327 - Thou crownest the year with thy goodness; and thy paths drop fatness. They drop upon the pastures of the wilderness : and the little hills rejoice on every side. The pastures are clothed with flocks; the valleys also are covered over with corn; they shout for joy, they also sing.
Page 124 - ... which are these ; Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness, idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, emulations, wrath, strife, seditions, heresies, envyings, murders, drunkenness, revellings, and such like: of the which I tell you before, as I have also told you in times past, that they which do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God.
Page 308 - Delightful task ! to rear the tender thought, To teach the young idea how to shoot, To pour the fresh instruction o'er the mind, To breathe the enlivening spirit, and to fix The generous purpose in the glowing breast.
Page 156 - And he would not for a while but afterward he said within himself, Though I fear not God, nor regard man; Yet because this widow troubleth me, I will avenge her, lest by her continual coming she weary me.
Page 30 - The torch he quenches ; or to music wind Again the lyre-string from his touch that flew — But for the soul ! — oh ! tremble, and beware To lay rude hands upon God's mysteries there...
Page 264 - ... with impunity. If taken, fat in a solid form is less injurious than liquid fat. " 5. Fruit may be eaten with the recollection of the proverb of fruit-producing countries : ' It is gold in the morning, silver at noon, and lead at night.
Page 51 - The result is that more than eleven-twelfths of all the children in the reading classes in our schools do not understand the meaning of the words they read; that they do not master the sense of the reading lessons, and that the ideas and feelings intended by the author to be conveyed to, and excited in, the reader's mind, still rest in the author's intention, never having yet reached the place of their destination.

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