Pennsylvania, Colonial and Federal: A History, 1608-1903, Հատոր 3

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Pennsylvania historical publishing association, 1903

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Էջ 24 - The General Assembly shall provide for the maintenance and support of a thorough and efficient system of public schools, wherein all the children of this Commonwealth, above the age of six years, may be educated, and shall appropriate at least one million dollars each year for that purpose.
Էջ 24 - The legislature shall, as soon as conveniently may be, provide, by law, for the establishment of schools throughout the State, in such manner that the poor may be taught gratis.
Էջ 432 - In conclusion, gentlemen, it appears to me that there is much ground for encouragement in the belief that your Company have in their possession a raw material from which, by simple and not expensive process, they may manufacture very valuable products.
Էջ 117 - Of lawyers and physicians I shall say nothing, because this country is very peaceable and healthy; long may it so continue and never have occasion for the tongue of the one, nor the pen of the other, both equally destructive to men's estates and lives; besides forsooth, they, hangman like, have a license to murder and make mischief.
Էջ 35 - Why shall Pennsylvania now repudiate a system which is calculated to elevate her to that rank in the intellectual, which, by the blessing of Providence, she holds in the natural world? To be the keystone of the arch, the
Էջ 24 - No money raised for the support of the public schools of the Commonwealth shall be appropriated to, or used for the support of, any sectarian school.
Էջ 24 - ... convenient instruction of youth, with such salaries to the masters, paid by the public, as may enable them to instruct at low prices...
Էջ 33 - I will briefly give you the reasons why I shall oppose the repeal of the school law. This law was passed at the last session of the Legislature with unexampled unanimity, but one member of this House voting against it. It has not yet come into operation, and none of its effects have been tested by experience in Pennsylvania.
Էջ 260 - A supplement to an act, entitled an act to enable the governor of this commonwealth to incorporate a company for opening...
Էջ 35 - ... with misfortune. But we are told that this law is unpopular; that the people desire its repeal. Has it not always been so with every new reform in the condition of man? Old habits and old prejudices are hard to be removed from the mind. Every new improvement which has been gradually leading man from the savage, through the civilized, up to a highly cultivated state, has required the most strenuous, and often perilous exertions of the wise and good.

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