Catalogue and Circular, Volumes 2-14

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Page xcvii - spur that the clear spirit doth raise (That last infirmity of noble mind) To scorn delights and live laborious days; But the fair guerdon when we hope to find, And think to burst out into sudden blaze, Comes the blind Fury with the abhorred shears, And slits the thin-spun life.
Page 53 - From all these symptoms, Columbus was so confident of being near land, that on the evening of the eleventh of October, after public prayers for success, he ordered the sails to be furled, and the ships to lie to, keeping strict watch lest they should be driven ashore in the night.
Page 30 - Come, let us plant the apple-tree: Cleave the tough greensward with the spade; Wide let its hollow bed be made; There gently lay the roots, and there Sift the dark mould with kindly care,
Page 39 - Near yonder copse where once the garden smiled. And still where many a garden flower grows wild, There, where a
Page vii - School is strictly professional; that is, to prepare in the best possible manner the pupils for the work of organizing, governing, and teaching the public schools of the Commonwealth. " To this end there must be the most thorough knowledge, first, of the branches of
Page xvii - TERM. 1. Arithmetic, oral and written, begun. 2. Geometry, begun. 3. Chemistry. 4. Grammar, and Analysis of the English Language. SECOND TERM. 1. Arithmetic, completed; Algebra, begun. 2. Geometry, completed; Geography and History, begun. 3. Physiology and Hygiene. 4. Grammar and Analysis, completed. 5. Lessons once or twice a week in Botany and Zoology.
Page 30 - press it o'er them tenderly, As round the sleeping infant's feet We softly fold the cradle-sheet: So plant we the apple-tree.
Page 100 - The Board of Education, by a vote passed May 6, 1880, stated the design of the school, and the course of studies for the State Normal Schools, as follows : — "The design of the Normal School is strictly professional; that is, to prepare in the best possible manner the pupils for the work of organizing, governing and
Page lxxxix - blackboard; vocal music; spelling, with derivations and definitions; reading, including analysis of sounds and vocal gymnastics; and writing. The Latin and French languages may be pursued as optional studies, but not to the neglect of the English course. General exercises in composition, gymnastics, object lessons, &c, to be conducted in such a manner and at 'such times as the

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