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Page 64 - That an humble address be presented to his Majesty, that he will be graciously pleased to give directions that there be laid before this house...
Page 56 - The fund called the SCHOOL FUND shall remain a perpetual fund, the interest of which shall be inviolably appropriated to the support and encouragement of the public or common schools throughout the State, and for the equal benefit of all the people thereof.
Page 56 - The proceeds of all lands belonging to this state, except such parts thereof as may be reserved or appropriated to public use, or ceded to the United States, which shall hereafter be sold or disposed of, together with the fund denominated the common school fund, shall be and remain a perpetual fund, the interest of which shall be inviolably appropriated and applied to the support of common schools throughout this state.
Page 207 - The truth of this can be illustrated by like things in the three kingdoms of nature, the animal, the vegetable, and the mineral.
Page 199 - These selections are offered, not as a substitute for the Sacred Volume itself, but as an introduction to it, in the hope of their leading to a more general and more profitable perusal of the Word of God.
Page 279 - I know well of what feeling this is the expression ; it originates in that proud notion of personal independence which is neither reasonable nor Christian — but essentially barbarian. It visited Europe with all the curses of the age of chivalry, and is threatening us now with those of Jacobinism At an age when it is almost impossible to find a true manly sense of the degradation of guilt or faults, where is the wisdom of encouraging a fantastic sense of the degradation of personal correction...
Page 368 - MA; — and the other two are open to all Undergraduates who shall have resided not less than seven terms at the time when the exercises are to be sent in. The subjects...
Page 47 - Commissioners; and for executing the Powers given to them by this Act the said Commissioners shall and are hereby authorized and required, from Time to Time as they shall see Occasion, to make and issue all such Rules, Orders, and Regulations for the Management of the Poor, for the Government of Workhouses and the Education of the Children therein...
Page 283 - ... to lessen their moral and intellectual inferiority. This would be a discipline truly generous and wise, in one word, truly Christian — making an increase of dignity the certain consequence of increased virtuous effort, but giving no countenance to that barbarian pride which claims the treatment of a freeman and an equal, while it cherishes all the carelessness, the folly, and the low and selfish principle of a slave.
Page 286 - ... they look upon themselves as answerable for the character of the school, and by the natural effect of their position acquire a manliness of mind and habits of conduct infinitely superior, generally speaking, to those of young men of the same age who have not enjoyed the same advantages.