The Reports of the Society for bettering the condition and increasing the comforts of the poor. [Ed. by sir T. Bernard]. (1st-40th report, 1797-1817).
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Page 166 - The Lord hath created medicines out of the earth; and he that is wise will not abhor them.
Page 236 - In addition to this, the same trouble which teaches twenty, will suffice to teach sixty or a hundred, by employing some of the senior boys to inspect the slates of the others, they not omitting to spell the word themselves ; and, on a signal given by them to the principal teacher, that the word is finished by all the boys they overlook, he is informed when to dictate another to the class. This experiment has been tried with some hundreds of children, and it has been found, that they could all write,...
Page 266 - The rod and reproof give wisdom ; but a child left to himself, bringeth his mother to shame.
Page 168 - Open me the gates of ! righteousness : that I may go into them, and give thanks unto the Lord.
Page 266 - He that spareth his rod hateth his son: but he that loveth him chasteneth him betimes.
Page 167 - Then give place to the physician, for the Lord hath created him: let him not go from thee, for thou hast nerd of him. "13. There is a time when in their hands there is good success.
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Page 166 - The skill of the physician shall lift up his head: and in the sight of great men he shall be in admiration.
Page 233 - the whole system of tuition is almost entirely conducted by boys,' he 'adds, ' the writing books are ruled with exactness and all the writers supplied with good pens by the same means. In the first instance the school is divided into classes, to each of these a lad is appointed as monitor; he is responsible for the morals, improvement, good order, and cleanliness of the whole class.