Annual Report

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Printed at the Republican office, 1872 - Education
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Page 142 - Ah, distinctly I remember it was in the bleak December, And each separate dying ember wrought its ghost upon the floor. Eagerly I wished the morrow; vainly I had sought to borrow From my books surcease of sorrow — sorrow for the lost Lenore, For the rare and radiant maiden whom the angels name Lenore, Nameless here for evermore.
Page 142 - Tis some visitor entreating entrance at my chamber door, Some late visitor entreating entrance at my chamber door : This it is and nothing more." Presently my soul grew stronger; hesitating then no longer, "Sir...
Page 142 - Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary, Over many a quaint and. curious volume of forgotten lore — While I nodded, nearly napping, suddenly there came a tapping, As of some one gently rapping, rapping at my chamber door. " "Tis some visitor," I muttered, "tapping at my chamber door — Only this and nothing more.
Page x - Board shall be by ballot, and a majority of all the votes cast shall be necessary to elect.
Page 188 - Glaucon, musical training is a more potent instrument than any other, because rhythm and harmony find their way into the secret places of the soul, on which they mightily fasten, imparting grace, and making the soul graceful...
Page 57 - ... a government of all the people, for all the people, and by all the people, prevails, and when it is rendered possible through universal education. Who would own real estate in Turkey? Who would accept a Russian estate on condition that he must live on it and assume its responsibilities?
Page 190 - He in whom there is much to be developed will be later in acquiring true perceptions of himself and of the world. There are few who at once have Thought and the capacity of Action. Thought expands, but lames; Action animates, but narrows.
Page lvi - Every lesson should be given in such a way as to draw out the perceptive powers of the pupil by leading him to reflect on what he sees, or to analyze the object before him. It is, at first thought, strange — although it is true — that powers of observation are to be strengthened only by teaching the pupil to think upon what he sees. The process is one of division (analysis) and classification, and, secondly, of tracing causal relations...
Page xiv - He shall receive for his services such compensation as may be allowed by the Board. RULE 34. There shall be two Assistant Superintendents, nominated to the Board by the Teachers...
Page 31 - The first requisite of the school is order : each pupil must be taught to conform his behavior to the general standard and repress all that interferes with the function of the school. In the outset, therefore, a whole family of virtues are taught the pupil, and taught him so thoroughly that they become fixed in his character.

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