Report ... on the common school system of the United States and of the provinces of Upper and Lower Canada. (Schools inquiry commissions).

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Էջ 369 - On y sait comme vont lune, étoile polaire, Vénus, Saturne et Mars, dont je n'ai point affaire ; Et, dans ce vain savoir qu'on va chercher si loin, On ne sait comme va mon pot, dont j'ai besoin. Mes gens à la science aspirent pour vous plaire, Et tous ne font rien moins que ce qu'ils ont à faire : Raisonner est l'emploi de toute ma maison, Et le raisonnement en bannit la raison.
Էջ 154 - ... the principles of piety, justice, and a sacred regard to truth, love to their country, humanity, and universal benevolence, sobriety, industry, and frugality, chastity, moderation and temperance, and those other virtues, which are the ornament of human society, and the basis upon which a republican constitution is founded...
Էջ 45 - ... the endowment, support, and maintenance of at least one college, where the leading object shall be, without excluding other scientific and classical studies, and including military tactics, to teach such branches of learning as are related to agriculture and the mechanic arts, in such manner as the Legislatures of the States may respectively prescribe, in order to promote the liberal and practical education of the industrial classes in the several pursuits and professions in life.
Էջ 369 - S'éveillait, écoutant ces plaintes, cette voix, Ces vœux d'une jeune captive ; Et secouant le...
Էջ 245 - LIGHTEN our darkness, we beseech thee, O Lord ; and by thy great mercy defend us from* all perils and dangers of this night ; for the love of thy only Son, our Saviour, Jesus Christ.
Էջ 347 - A parent who wishes to give a child an education that shall fit him for active life, and shall serve as a foundation for eminence in his profession whether Mercantile or Mechanical, is under the necessity of giving him a different education from any which our public schools can now furnish. Hence, many children are separated from their parents and sent to private academies in this vicinity, to acquire that instruction which cannot be obtained at the public seminaries.
Էջ 416 - ... to impress on the minds of children and youth committed to their care and instruction the principles of piety and justice and a sacred regard to truth ; love of their country, humanity, and universal benevolence; sobriety, industry, and frugality; chastity, moderation, and temperance ; and those other virtues which are the ornament of human society and the basis upon which a republican Constitution is founded...
Էջ 245 - LORD, our heavenly Father, Almighty and everlasting God, who hast safely brought us to the beginning of this day ; defend us in the same with thy mighty power ; and grant that this day we fall into no sin, neither run into any kind of danger...
Էջ 137 - SWEET day, so cool, so calm, so bright, The bridal of the earth and sky, The dew shall weep thy fall to-night, For thou must die. Sweet rose, whose hue angry and brave Bids the rash gazer wipe his eye, Thy root is ever in its grave, And thou must die. Sweet spring, full of sweet days and roses, A box where sweets compacted lie, My music shows ye have your closes, And all must...
Էջ 14 - The diffusion of knowledge, as well as of virtue, among the people, being essential to the preservation of their rights and liberties, it shall be the duty of the general assembly to promote public schools, and to adopt all means which they ma}7 deem necessary and proper to secure to the people the advantages and opportunities of education.

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