A History of Education in New Mexico: Pertinent Advice to Students. Education and Its Relations to the Discovery, Conquest, Civilization and Colonization of New Mexico; the Minister of God and the Teacher

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New Mexican printing Company, 1911 - Education - 20 pages
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Page 16 - I thank God, there are no free schools, nor printing in Virginia, and I hope we shall not have them these hundred years; for learning has brought disobedience and heresy and sects into the world, and printing has divulged them, and libels against the best government. God keep us from both.
Page 6 - I may owe him a salute, for I know not what possibilities may be buttoned up under his shabby coat. When I meet you in the full flush of mature life, I see nearly all there is of you : but among...
Page 5 - I feel a profounder reverence for a boy than for a man. I never meet a ragged boy in the street without feeling that I may owe him a salute, for I know not what possibilities may be buttoned up under his coat.
Page 4 - Of flowerlets — and sweetest and rarest Never shall wither away. Out of the world of the wailing Thronged with the anguished and ailing, Out of the world of the sad, Into the world that rejoices, World of bright visions and voices, Into the world of the glad. Out of a life ever mournful, Out of a land very lornful Where in bleak exile we roam ; — Into a joy-land above us Where there's a Father to love us, — Into our Home, —
Page 7 - Let others hear only thy moan — But I — I forever shall hear the grand sweep Of thy mighty and tear-burdened tone. Sweep on! mighty song — sound down in my heart As a storm sounding under a sea; Not a sound of thy music shall pass into art, Nor a note of it float out from me. PARTIXG. FAREWELL! that word has broken hearts And blinded eyes with tears; Farewell! one stays, and one departs; Between them roll the years.
Page 13 - There is at present but one public school in the Territory, that located in the city of Santa Fe, and sup•ported by the funds of the county.
Page 7 - This world that we're a-livin' in Is mighty hard to beat ; With every rose you get a thorn, But ain't the roses sweet ? " He does not deny the thorns, but calls attention to the sweetness of the roses — a gospel of compensation that speaks to the heart of all; kind words of cheer to the weary traveler. Such a philosopher was the kind-hearted and sympathetic Irish boy who, walking along with the parish priest, met...
Page 3 - If the superior Being of the universe would look down upon the world to find the most interesting object, it would be the unfinished and unformed character of young men, and of young women.
Page 13 - Lajanza established in 1844, at his own expense, public schools in Santa Fe, after having brought from Europe two teachers named Francisco Gonzales and Eduardo Taty.
Page 9 - Indians, but the school question was with them always present and of paramount importance. Schools, of the poorest kind it is true, because of the peculiar, sad and inevitable circumstances and conditions of the country always existed.

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