The Journal of Proceedings and Addresses of the National Educational Association, Volume 23

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The Association, 1885 - Education
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Page 42 - Forasmuch as the good education of children is of singular behoof and benefit to any commonwealth ; and whereas many parents and masters are too indulgent and negligent of their duty in that kind : " It is therefore ordered by this court and the authority thereof, that the selectmen of every town in the several precincts and quarters where they dwell, shall have a vigilant eye over their brethren and neighbors, to see, first, that none of them shall suffer so much barbarism in any of their families,...
Page 15 - But, as the British Constitution is the most subtle organism which has proceeded from the womb and the long gestation of progressive history, so the American Constitution is, so far as I can see, the most wonderful work ever struck off at a given time by the brain and purpose of man.
Page 170 - Speak to Him, thou, for He hears, and Spirit with Spirit can meet — Closer is He than breathing, and nearer than hands and feet. God is law, say the wise; O Soul, and let us rejoice, For if He thunder by law the thunder is yet His voice. Law is God, say some: no God at all, says the fool; 15 For all we have power to see is a straight staff bent in a pool...
Page 170 - Ye are the light of the world. A city that is set on an hill cannot be hid. Neither do men light a candle, and put it under a bushel, but on a candlestick; and it giveth light unto all that are in the house. Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.
Page 27 - Special meetings may be held at such other times and places as the Board or the President shall determine.
Page 25 - 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 169 - Tremble, thou earth, at the presence of the Lord, at the presence of the God of Jacob.
Page 26 - Association shall be chosen by ballot, unless otherwise ordered, on the second day of each annual session, a majority of the votes cast being necessary for a choice. They shall continue in office until the close of the annual session subsequent to their election, and until their successors are chosen, except as hereinafter provided.
Page 26 - The President shall preside at all meetings of the Association and of the Board of Directors, and shall perform the duties usually devolving upon a presiding officer.
Page 272 - In answer to inquiries from members present as to what instruction is actually offered in the Wharton School of Finance and Economy of the University of Pennsylvania...

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