The R.I. Schoolmaster, Volume 13

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1867 - Education
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Page 80 - upon all instructors of youth " to exert their best endeavors to impress on the minds of children and youth committed to their care and instruction, the principles of piety, justice and a sacred regard to truth, love to their country, humanity, and universal benevolence, sobriety, industry and frugality, chastity, moderation and temperance, and
Page 62 - seen, Thrilling back over hills and valleys; The cowslip startles in meadows green, The buttercup catches the sun in its chalice, And there's never a leaf or a blade too mean To bo some happy creature's palace; The little bird sits at his door in the sun, Atilt like a blossom among the leaves And lets his illumined being o'errun, With
Page 33 - are gathered to thy breast! They hear not now the booming waters roar, The battle-thunders will not break their rest.— Keep thy red gold and gems, thou stormy grave! Give back the true and brave. - ... , ,\ • Give back the lost and lovely !—those for whom The place was kept at board and
Page 33 - Yet more, the depths have more ! Thy waves have rolled Above the cities of a world gone by! Sand hath filled up the palaces of old, Sea-weed o'ergrown the halls of revelry.— Dash, o'er them, ocean ! in thy scornful play : Man yields them to decay. Yet more ! the billows and the depths have more ! High hearts and
Page 62 - warm ear lays ; Whether we look or whether we listen, We hear life murmur or see it glisten Every clod feels a stir of might, An instinct within it reaches and towers, And
Page 255 - of thought Koll in upon my spirit — strains sublime Break over me unsought. Give me now my lyre ! I feel the stirrings of a gift divine. Within my bosom glows unearthly fire. Lit by no skill of mine. What was the condition of the long established "great schools" of England, such as Eton and Rugby;
Page 62 - some happy creature's palace; The little bird sits at his door in the sun, Atilt like a blossom among the leaves And lets his illumined being o'errun, With the deluge of summer it
Page 33 - To thec the love of woman hath gone down, Dark flow thy tides o'er manhood's noble head, O'er youth's bright locks, and beauty's flowery crown: Yet must thou hear a voice—Restore the dead! Earth shall reclaim her precious things from thee !— Restore the dead, thou sea
Page 289 - only ten miles away. Under his spurning feet the road Like an arrowy Alpine river flowed, And the landscape sped away behind Like an ocean flying before the wind; And the steed, like a bark fed with furnace ire, Swept
Page 225 - minded men! — Men who their duties know, But know their rights and knowing dare maintain, Prevent the long-aimed blow, And crush the tyrant while they rend the chain:

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