Teachers College Record, Volume 7

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James Earl Russell
Teachers College, Columbia University, 1906 - Education
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Page 128 - All we have willed or hoped or dreamed of good shall exist, Not its semblance but itself; no beauty, nor good, nor power Whose voice has gone forth, but each survives for the melodist, When eternity confirms the conception of an hour.
Page 16 - Th' applause of list'ning senates to command, The threats of pain and ruin to despise, To scatter plenty o'er a smiling land, And read their history in a nation's eyes, Their lot forbade; nor circumscribed alone Their growing virtues, but their crimes confined; Forbade to wade through slaughter to a throne, And shut the gates of mercy on mankind. 2. Give the thought of these four stanzas briefly in your own words.
Page 97 - The illumination from a given source of light varies inversely as the square of the distance. How much farther from an electric light 20 ft. away must a sheet of paper be removed in order to receive half as much light?
Page 7 - Grammar is the science of language, and as the first of the seven liberal arts it has long held sway in school as the disciplinary study par excellence. A survey of its educational value, subjective and objective, usually produces the conviction that it is to retain the first place in the future.
Page 7 - On the subjective or psychological side, grammar demonstrates its title to first place by its use as a discipline in subtle analysis, in logical division and classification, in the art of questioning, and in the mental accomplishment of making exact definitions.
Page 24 - the leading object of the study of English grammar is to teach the correct use of English, is, in my view, an error, and one which is gradually becoming removed, giving way to the sounder opinion that grammar is a reflective study of language, for a variety of purposes, of which correctness is only one, and a secondary or subordinate one,—by no means unimportant, but best attained
Page 15 - a mouldering heap, Each in his narrow cell forever laid, The rude forefathers of the hamlet
Page 92 - Determinants of the second, third, and fourth orders, including the use of minors and the solution of linear equations. Numerical equations of higher degree,
Page 99 - 2, 3, and 4. Sums found by counting objects; the value of each number and of each combination, as 3 and 2 are 5 should be memorized, and applied in increasing and decreasing a number of two orders, no carrying, no borrowing, as 5+4 = 9: 25+4=29;
Page 7 - that grammar— (1) disciplines the mind; (2) prepares for the study of other languages; (3) gives command of an indispensable terminology; (4) enables one to use better English; (5) aids in the interpretation of literature.

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