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Page 75 - We infer that as vigorous health and its accompanying high spirits are larger elements of happiness than any other things whatever, the teaching how to maintain them is a teaching that yields in moment to no other whatever.
Page 51 - For which reason men are wise with but little reflection, and good with little self-denial, in the business of all times except their own. We are very uncorrupt and tolerably enlightened judges of the transactions of past ages ; where no passions deceive, and where the whole train of circumstances, from the trifling cause to the tragical event, is set in an orderly series before us. Few are the...
Page 39 - THE HAPPY WARRIOR. WHO is the happy Warrior ? Who is he That every man in arms should wish to be ? — It is the generous Spirit, who, when brought Among the tasks of real life, hath wrought Upon the plan that pleased his boyish thought...
Page 51 - There are but very few who are capable of comparing and digesting what passes before their eyes at different times and occasions, so as to form the whole into a distinct system.
Page 302 - First, the instruction of artisans in drawing, painting, modeling, and designing, that they may successfully apply the principles of art to the requirements of trade and manufactures.
Page 159 - The golden age of English oratory, which extends over the last quarter of the eighteenth and the first quarter of the nineteenth centuries, produced no speaker, either in Parliament or at the Bar, superior in persuasive force and artistic finish to Thomas Lord Erskine.
Page 56 - What, then, is education, and how are we to educate? For men are not agreed as to what the young should learn, either with a view to perfect training or to the best life.
Page 218 - Williston is director of the Department of Science and Technology, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY— EE Pierce is connected with the State Survey, with headquarters at 138 State House and residence at Belmont.
Page 161 - ... direction. The men of to-day are generally agreed that they are likely to live long enough to make it wise to think a hundred times how they shall live, to once thinking how they shall die. The caravansary idea of existence has been abandoned. Man is not a pilgrim but a citizen. He is going to tarry nights enough to make it worth while to patch up the tenement and even to look into the drainage. This world is a place to work in ; activity and development, not suffering or self-repression, its...