The Teacher and Parent: A Treatise Upon Common-school Education; Containing Practical Suggestions to Teachers and Parents

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A.S. Barnes & Company, 1873 - Teaching - 327 pages
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Page 285 - Ambition this shall tempt to rise, Then whirl the wretch from high, To bitter Scorn a sacrifice, And grinning Infamy. The stings of Falsehood those shall try, And hard Unkindness...
Page 141 - Thou visitest the earth, and waterest it; thou greatly enrichest it with the river of God, which is full of water: thou preparest them corn when thou hast so provided for it.
Page 140 - O God of our salvation ; who art the confidence of all the ends of the earth, and of them that are afar off upon the sea : Which by his strength setteth fast the mountains ; being girded with power : Which stilleth the noise of the seas, the noise of their waves, and the tumult of the people.
Page 132 - The glory of young men is their strength : and the beauty of old men is the gray head.
Page 18 - Let the soldier be abroad if he will ; he can do nothing in this age. There is another personage abroad — a personage less imposing — in the eyes of some, perhaps, insignificant. The schoolmaster is abroad ; and I trust to him, armed with his primer, against the soldier in full military array.
Page 79 - Droop not, though shame, sin, and anguish are round thee ! Bravely fling off the cold chain that hath bound thee ! Look to yon pure heaven smiling beyond thee ! Rest not content in thy darkness— a clod ! Work ! — for some good — be it ever so slowly ! Cherish some flower — be it ever so lowly ! Labour ! All labour is noble and holy ; Let thy great deeds be thy prayer to thy God ! FRANCES S.
Page 321 - The Miscellaneous Works of Thomas Arnold, DD Late Head Master of Rugby School and Regius Professor of Modern History in the Univ. of Oxford.
Page 54 - I cannot refrain from adding,' says he, 'that the collection of tracts, which we call from their excellence the Scriptures, contain, independently of a divine origin, more true sublimity, more exquisite beauty, purer morality, more important history, and finer strains both of poetry and eloquence, than could be collected within the same compass, from all the other books that were ever composed in any age or in any idiom.
Page 150 - ... the lower part of his waistcoat. To remove it, therefore, became expedient in my eyes, and in an evil moment it was removed with a knife. Great was my anxiety to know the success of my measure; and it succeeded too well.
Page 52 - CHISEL in hand stood a sculptor boy, With his marble block before him, And his face lit up with a smile of joy, As an angel-dream passed o'er him...

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