Report of the Committee of Council on Education (England and Wales), with Appendix, Volume 2

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H.M. Stationery Office, 1845
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Page 621 - If a straight line be divided into any two parts, the squares of the whole line, and of one of the parts, are equal to twice the rectangle contained by the whole and that part, together with the square of the other part. Let the straight line AB be divided into any two parts in the point C ; the squares of AB, BC are equal to twice the rectangle AB, BC, together with the square of AC.
Page 234 - The usual, lazy, and short Way by Chastisement, and the Rod, which is the only Instrument of Government that Tutors generally know, or ever think of, is the most unfit of any to be used in Education...
Page 621 - To divide a given straight line into two parts, so that the rectangle contained by the whole and one of the parts, shall be equal to the square of the other part.
Page 621 - If, from the ends of the side of a triangle, there be drawn two straight lines to a point within the triangle, these shall be less than, the other two sides of the triangle, but shall contain a greater angle. Let...
Page 109 - Venus a pea, on a circle 284 feet in diameter; the Earth also a pea, on a circle of 430 feet; Mars a rather large pin's head, on a circle of...
Page 248 - In 1811 the National Society for Educating the Poor in the Principles of the Established Church was founded; in 1814 the British and Foreign School Society for non-denominational Biblereading. Admiral Cornwallis, the "Billy-go-tight...
Page 616 - St. Peter therefore asserts these three things of Jesus : that he was Christ, — that he was the Son of Man, — and that he was the Son of God. The Son of Man, and the Son of God, are distinct titles of the Messiah.
Page 109 - To imitate the motions of the planets, in the above-mentioned orbits, Mercury must describe its own diameter in 41 seconds ; Venus, in 4 minutes 14 seconds ; the earth, in 7 minutes ; Mars, in 4 minutes, 48 seconds ; Jupiter, in 2 hours 56 minutes ; Saturn, in 3 hours 13 minutes; and Uranus, in 2 hours 16 minutes."— pp.
Page 109 - ... 430 feet; Mars a rather large pin's head, on a circle of 654 feet; Juno, Ceres, Vesta, and Pallas, grains of sand, in orbits of from 1000 to 1200 feet; Jupiter a moderate-sized orange, in a circle nearly half a mile across; Saturn a small orange, on a circle of four-fifths of a mile...
Page 662 - Parallelograms upon the same base and between the same parallels, are equal to one another.

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