Pamphlets on British Education, 1714-1873, Volume 2

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Page 26 - Holy Scripture containeth all things necessary to salvation: so that whatsoever is not read therein, nor may be proved thereby, is not to be required of any man, that it should be believed as an article of the Faith, or be thought requisite or necessary to salvation.
Page 47 - To them his heart, his love, his griefs were given, But all his serious thoughts had rest in Heaven. As some tall cliff, that lifts its awful form, Swells from the vale and midway leaves the storm, Though round its breast the rolling clouds are spread, Eternal sunshine settles on its head.
Page 42 - The appointment in 1839 of a committee of the privy council on education to 'superintend the application of any sums voted by Parliament for the purpose of promoting public education' was an assumption of direct responsibility by the state which promised to have far-reaching consequences.
Page 42 - Committee, for the consideration of all matters affecting the Education of the People. For the present it is thought advisable that this Board should consist of: The Lord President of the Council. The Lord Privy Seal. The Chancellor of the Exchequer. The Secretary of State for the Home Department, and The Master of the Mint.
Page 48 - Schools, unless the right of inspection be retained, in order to secure a conformity to the regulations and discipline established in the several Schools, with such improvements as may from time to time be suggested by the Committee.
Page 6 - In the progress of the division of labour, the employment of the far greater part of those who live by labour, that is, of the great body of the people comes to be confined to a few very simple operations, frequently to one or two.
Page 42 - Instead of the thorn shall come up the fir-tree, and instead of the brier shall come up the myrtle-tree: and it shall be to the Lord for a name, for an everlasting sign that shall not be cut off.
Page 39 - That a Sum, not exceeding Twenty thousand pounds, be granted to His Majesty, to be issued in aid of Private Subscriptions for the Erection of School Houses, for the Education of the Children of the Poorer Classes in Great Britain...
Page 48 - Whatever is expedient, is right. It is the utility of any moral rule alone, which constitutes the obligation of it.
Page 122 - I count not myfelf to have apprehended ; but this one thing I do, forgetting thofe things which are behind, and reaching forth unto thofe things which are before, I prefs toward the mark, for the prize of the high calling of God in Chrift Jefus.

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