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Էջ xviii - I hold every man a debtor to his profession; from the which, as men of course do seek to receive countenance and profit, so ought they of duty to endeavor themselves, by way of amends, to be a help and ornament thereunto.
Էջ cvi - State, which may take and claim the benefit of this act to 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...
Էջ lxxxiv - It shall be the duty of the general assembly, as soon as circumstances will permit, to provide, by law, for a general system of education, ascending in a regular gradation from township schools to a state university, wherein tuition shall be gratis, and equally open to all.
Էջ xviii - Washington, a department of education, for the purpose of collecting such statistics and facts as shall show the condition and progress of education in the several states and territories, and of diffusing such information respecting the organization and management of schools and school systems and methods of teaching as shall aid the people of the United States in the establishment and maintenance of efficient school systems, and otherwise promote the cause of education throughout the country.
Էջ cvi - ... all moneys derived from the sale of public lands donated to this state by | act of congress approved July 2, 1862 (and the several acts amendatory thereof), shall be invested as provided by said acts of congress and the income from said moneys shall be inviolably appropriated to the endowment, support and maintenance of at least one college of agriculture, where the leading objects shall be (without excluding other scientific and classical studies, and...
Էջ lxxxii - Knowledge will forever govern ignorance, and a people who mean to be their own governors, must arm themselves with the power knowledge gives. A popular government without popular information or the means of acquiring it, is but a prologue to a farce or a tragedy or perhaps both.
Էջ 236 - The South Carolina Institution for the Education of the Deaf and Dumb and the Blind...
Էջ lxxxii - I will thank any person who can do so to draw the line between them ; to show why it is expedient and beneficial in a community to make public provision for teaching the elements of learning, and not expedient nor beneficial to make similar provision to aid the learner's progress toward the mastery of the most difficult branches of science and the choicest refinements of literature.
Էջ xviii - If he cannot afl'ord to pay for sugar, he must go without sugar. But it is by no means fit that, because he cannot afford to pay for education, he should go without education. Between the rich and their instructors there may, as Adam Smith says, be free trade. The supply of music masters and Italian masters may be left to adjust itself to the demand. But what is to become of the millions who ore too poor to procure without assistance the services of a decent schoolmaster T SCHOOL AND COLLEGE CATALOGUES.
Էջ lxxxviii - I thank God there are no free schools or printing presses, and I hope we shall not. have these hundred years;" while the governor of Connecticut answered, "One-fourth of the annual revenue of the colony is laid out in maintaining free schools for the education of our children.