Report of the Commissioner of Education, with Circulars and Documents Accompanying the Same

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1868 - Education
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Page 835 - What is a man If his chief good and market of his time Be but to sleep and feed ?—a beast, no more. Sure, He that made us with such large discourse. Looking before and after, gave us not That capability and godlike reason To rust in us unused. Shakspeare. In
Page 199 - shall be appropriated as provided in the act of congress approved July 2d, 1862, " to the endowment, support and maintenance of at least one college where the leading object shall be, without excluding other scientific and classical studies, and including military tactics, to teach such branches of learning as are related to agriculture and the mechanic arts;
Page 109 - through, the various parts of the country being highly conducive to this end, it shall be the duty of the general assembly to provide by law for the improvement of such lands as are, or hereafter may be, granted by the United States to this State for the useof schools,
Page 115 - interest of which, together with the rents of all such unsold lands, shall be inviolably appropriated to the support of schools throughout the State. The legislature shall provide for a system of common schools, by which a school shall be kept up and supported in each school district at least three mouths in every year
Page 112 - ARTICLE IX.—EDUCATION. Section 1. A general diffusion of knowledge and intelligence being essential to the preservation of the rights and liberties of the people, the General Assembly shall establish and maintain free schools for the gratuitous instruction of all per sons in this State between the ages of
Page 319 - ports, ■Where, laughing at the storm, rich navies ride; Not starred and spangled courts, Where low-browed baseness wafts perfume to pride, No—Men, high-minded Mex. ***** 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: These
Page 329 - much more than they can have them taught for in other towns ; and it is further ordered, that when any town shall increase to the number of one hundred families or householders, they shall set up a Grammar School, the master thereof being able to instruct youth
Page 115 - encourage by all suitable means the promotion of intellectual, scientific, and agricultural improvement. The proceeds of all lands that have been, or hereafter may be, granted by the United States to this State fur the support of schools, which shall hereafter be sold or disposed of, shall
Page 121 - our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty-one, and all estates of deceased persons who may have died without leaving a will or heir, and also such per cent, as has been or may hereafter be granted by Congress on the sale of lands in this State, shall be and remain a perpetual fund, the
Page 123 - 2. The legislature shall encourage, by all suitable means, the promotion of intellectual, scientific, moral, and agricultural improvement. The proceeds of all land that may be granted by the United States to this State for the support of schools, which may

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