Annual Meeting of the American Institute of Instruction, Volumen9

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American Institute of Instruction, 1839
List of members included in each volume, beginning with 1891.
 

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Página 139 - Insomuch that the multitude wondered, when they saw the dumb to speak, the maimed to be whole, the lame to walk, and the blind to see : and they glorified the God of Israel.
Página 100 - That the selectmen of every town in the several precincts and quarters where they dwell, shall have a vigilant eye over their brethren and neighbors, to see, first, that none of them shall suffer so much barbarism in any of their families, as not to endeavor to teach by themselves or others, their children and apprentices so much learning, as may enable them perfectly to read the English tongue, and knowledge of the capital laws, upon penalty of twenty shillings for each neglect therein...
Página 136 - I cannot tell what you and other men Think of this life, but, for my single self, I had as lief not be as live to be In awe of such a thing as I myself.
Página 121 - By greatness, I do not only mean the bulk of any single object, but the largeness of a whole view, considered as one entire piece.
Página 112 - ... devote his whole time, if necessary, " to ascertain the condition, increase the interest, and promote the usefulness of common schools.
Página 76 - He who prays that the kingdom of God may come, and his will be done...
Página 136 - I would not have a slave to till my ground, To carry me, to fan me while I sleep, And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth That sinews bought and sold have ever earned.
Página 100 - Forasmuch as the good education of children is of singular behoof and benefit to any commonwealth, and whereas many parents and masters are too indulgent and negligent of their duty in that kind: It is therefore ordered by this Court and the authority thereof, that the selectmen of every town, in the several precincts and quarters where they dwell, shall have a vigilant eye over their brethren and neighbors, to see first : that none of them shall suffer so much barbarism in any of their families,...
Página 121 - By greatness, I do not mean the bulk of any single object only." For then, when it is asked — What does he mean more than the bulk of a single object ? the answer conies out precisely as the author intends, " the largeness of a whole view.
Página 116 - CONSIDER a human soul without education like marble in the quarry, which shows none of its inherent beauties; until the skill of the polisher fetches out the colours, makes the surface shine, and discovers every ornamental cloud, spot, and vein that runs through the body of it.

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