The Elementary and Complete Examiner: Or, Candidate's Assistant: Prepared to Aid Teachers in Securing Certificates from Boards of Examiners, and Pupils in Preparing Themselves for Promotion, Teachers in Selecting Review Questions in Normal Schools, Institutes, and in All Drill and Class Exercises,

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A. S. Barnes, 1869 - Educational tests and measurements - 276 pages

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Page 67 - See Truth, Love and Mercy in triumph descending, And Nature all glowing in Eden's first bloom! On the cold cheek of death smiles and roses are blending, And beauty immortal awakes from the tomb.
Page 51 - The daily labours of the bee Awake my soul to industry : Who can observe the careful ant, And not provide for future want ? My dog (the trustiest of his kind) With gratitude inflames my mind : I mark his true, his faithful way, And in my service copy Tray. In constancy and nuptial love, I learn my duty from the dove. The hen, who from the chilly air, With pious wing, protects her care, And...
Page 47 - AT midnight, in his guarded tent, The Turk was dreaming of the hour When Greece, her knee in suppliance bent, Should tremble at his power ; In dreams, through camp and court, he bore The trophies of a conqueror ; In dreams his song of triumph heard. Then wore his monarch's signet ring, Then pressed that monarch's throne — a King ; As wild his thoughts, and gay of wing, As Eden's garden bird.
Page 212 - From this proposition it is evident, that the square described on the difference of two lines is equivalent to the sum of the squares described on the lines respectively, minus twice the rectangle contained by the lines.
Page 213 - Thus, for" example, he to whom the geometrical proposition, that the angles of a triangle are together equal to two right angles...
Page 86 - ... 10 compositors compose a volume to be printed in the same letter, containing 40 sheets, 16 pages in a sheet, 60 lines in a page, and 50 letters in a line ? Ans.
Page 85 - A can do a piece of work in 3 days, B in 4 days, and C in 5 days, how...
Page 62 - The GRAVE, that never spake before, Hath found at length a tongue to chide ; O listen ! — I will speak no more : — Be silent. Pride ! " Art thou a WRETCH of hope forlorn, The victim of consuming care ? Is thy distracted conscience torn By fell despair ? " Do foul misdeeds of former times Wring with remorse thy guilty breast...
Page 150 - The square described on the hypothenuse of a right-angled triangle is equivalent to the sum of the squares described on the other two sides.
Page 197 - Then shall the earth bring forth her increase : and God, even our own God, shall give us his blessing.

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