Report of the Board of Education to the Commissioners of the District of Columbia

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The Board, 1881 - Education

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Page 139 - Heaven doth with us as we with torches do, Not light them for themselves ; for if our virtues Did not go forth of us, 'twere all alike As if we had them not. Spirits are not finely...
Page 234 - Chaos umpire sits, And by decision more embroils the fray By which he reigns. Next him, high arbiter Chance governs all.
Page 177 - WHENE'ER a noble deed is wrought, Whene'er is spoken a noble thought, Our hearts, in glad surprise, To higher levels rise. The tidal wave of deeper souls Into our inmost being rolls, And lifts us unawares Out of all meaner cares.
Page 136 - And speak, though sure, with seeming diffidence ; Some positive persisting fops we know, Who if once wrong will needs be always so ; But you with pleasure own your errors past, And make each day a critique on the last.
Page 142 - The areas of two triangles which have an angle of the one equal to an angle of the other are to each other as the products of the sides including the equal angles. A D A' Hyp. In triangles ABC and A'B'C', To prove AABC A A'B'C' A'B' x A'C ' Proof. Draw the altitudes BD and B'D'.
Page 256 - It shall be their duty to practice such discipline in their schools as would be exercised by a kind and judicious parent in his family, — always firm and vigilant, but prudent.
Page 233 - We shared the fishing off Boar's Head, And round the rocky Isles of Shoals The hake-broil on the drift-wood coals ; The chowder on the sand-beach made, Dipped by the hungry, steaming hot, With spoons of clam-shell from the pot.
Page 245 - The two engineers and the three miners so appointed shall constitute a board of examiners whose duty it shall be to inquire into the character and qualifications of candidates for the office of inspector of mines under the provisions of this act.
Page 39 - Unargued I obey : so God ordains; God is thy law, thou mine: to know no more Is woman's happiest knowledge and her praise.
Page 177 - I'll not be pleased with less than Cleopatra. Cleo. She's wholly yours. My heart's so full of joy, That I shall do some wild extravagance Of love, in public; and the foolish world, Which knows not tenderness, will think me mad.

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