The parent's guide to a liberal ... education; containing a selection of questions. [With] Prospectus of the course of education pursued by ... Robert Simson ... at Colebrooke house academy
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Page 12 - And God said, Let the earth bring forth grass, the herb yielding seed and the fruit tree yielding fruit after his kind, whose seed is in itself, upon the earth: and it was so. And the earth brought forth grass, and herb yielding seed after his kind, and the tree yielding fruit, whose seed was in itself, after his kind: and God saw that it was good.
Page 17 - And God said, Let the earth bring forth the living creature after his kind, cattle, and creeping thing, and beast of the earth after his kind: and it was so.
Page 7 - And God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night: and the evening and the morning were the first day.
Page 9 - And GOD made the firmament, and divided the waters which were under the firmament, from the waters, which were above the firmament, and it was so. And GOD called the firmament Heaven. And the evening and the morning were the second day.
Page 13 - And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament of the heaven to divide the day from the night ; and let them be for signs and for seasons, and for days,
Page 26 - Syllaba longa brevi subjecta vocatur Iambus ; Pes citus ; unde etiam trimetris accrescere jussit Nomen lambeis, quum senos redderet ictus, Primus ad extremum similis sibi : non ita pridem, Tardior ut paulo graviorque veniret ad aures, 255 Spondees stabiles in jura paterna recepit Commodus et patiens ; non ut de sede secunda Cederet aut quarta socialiter.
Page 7 - Let there be light : and there was light. 4 And God saw the light, that it was good : and God divided the light from the darkness.
Page 105 - To find the area of a trapezoid, multiply half the sum of the parallel sides by the perpendicular distance between them ; the product will be the area.
Page 110 - ... it is so pleasing, that you would give something out of your pocket to obtain it, and would forego some bodily enjoyment for its sake. The pleasure derived from Science is exactly of the like nature, or, rather, it is the very same. For what has just been spoken of is, in fact, Science, which in its most comprehensive sense only means Knowledge, and in its ordinary sense means Knowledge reduced to a System ; that is, arranged in a regular order, so as to be conveniently taught, easily remembered,...