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Էջ 51 - All who have meditated on the art of governing mankind have been convinced that the fate of empires depends on the education of children.
Էջ 420 - Behold, the nations are as a drop of a bucket, And are counted as the small dust of the balance: Behold, he taketh up the isles as a very little thing.
Էջ 189 - Annual Report of the Trustees of the New England Institution for the Education of the Blind.
Էջ 166 - A verb is a word which signifies to be, to do, or to suffer ; as, I am — I rule — I am ruled.
Էջ 137 - ... 2. A library, not necessarily large, but well chosen, of books on subjects to be taught, and on the art of teaching. 3. School-rooms, well situated, and arranged, heated, ventilated, and furnished, in the manner best approved by experienced teachers. 4. A select apparatus of globes, maps, and other instruments most useful for illustration. 5. A situation such that a school may be connected with the seminary, accessible by a sufficient number of children, to give the variety of an ordinary district...
Էջ 12 - These circumstances, combined with the want of tact in reference to the affairs of common life, materially impaired his powers of usefulness as a practical instructor of youth. The rapid progress of his ideas rarely allowed...
Էջ 330 - Lacedaemon, a system and rules for the education of youth. But the truth is, the manners of the people supplied this want. The utmost attention was bestowed in the early formation of the mind and character. The excellent author of the dialogue De...
Էջ 420 - Behold, the nations are as a drop of a bucket, and are counted as the small dust of the balance : all nations before him are as nothing, and are counted to him less than nothing, and vanity.
Էջ 377 - I am persuaded he loved me, but he seemed not willing that I should know it. I was with him in a state of fear and bondage. His sternness, together with the severity of my schoolmaster, broke and overawed my spirit, and almost made me a dolt; so that part of the two years I was at school, instead of making a progress, I nearly forgot all that my good mother had taught me.