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acquired amount animal arithmetic arts attend authority bequeathed boys Burschenschaft called character Charlestown child church Church of Scotland College color common course cultivation Dowse drawing duties elementary established examination example exercises faculty florins gave geography German give given habits Harvard College human illustration important infant school influence institution instructors intellectual kind knowledge labor language learning lectures lesson master means method mind moral natural Normal School object observation oral instruction parents period practical present President primary primary color principles Prof professors pupils purpose question reading received religious scholars school-houses schoolmaster skill society spirit studia generalia studium generale taught teacher teaching theological things Thomas Thomas Brand Hollis Thomas Hollis tion town Tübingen UNIVERSITY OF PARIS university of Tübingen whole words young
Page 304 - fierce and far delight,— A portion of the tempest and of thee ! How the lit lake shines, a phosphoric sea, And the big rain comes dancing to the earth ! And now again 'tis black—and now, the glee As if they did rejoice o'er a young earthquake's birth.
Page 354 - to open to me the worlds of imagination and the workings of the human heart; and Franklin, to enrich me with his practical wisdom—I shall not pine for want of intellectual companionship ; and I may become a cultivated man, though excluded from what is called the best society in the place where I live.'
Page 300 - yo woodlands, I mourn not for you; For morn is approaching, your charms to restore, Perfumed with fresh fragrance, and glittering with dew ; Nor yet for the ravage of winter I mourn, Kind nature the embryo blossom will save, But when shall spring visit the mouldering urn! O, when shall it dawn on the night of the grave
Page 155 - 1644, 1645, and 1646, and published to the Scholars for the perpetual preservation of their welfare and government. 1. When any scholar is able to read Tully, or such like classical Latin author extempore, and make and speak true Latin in verse and prose suo (ut aiunt) Marte, and decline perfectly the paradigms of nouns and
Page 304 - in woman ! Far along, From peak to peak, the rattling crags among, Leaps the live thunder ! Not from one lone cloud, But every mountain now hath found a tongue, And Jura answers, through her misty shroud, Back to the joyous Alps, who call to her aloud ! And this is in the night:—Most glorious night! Thou wert not sent for slumber! let me be A sharer in
Page 354 - No matter how poor I am. No matter though the prosperous of my own time will not enter my obscure dwelling. If the sacred writers will enter, and take up their abode under my roof; if Milton will cross my threshold to sing to me of Paradise; and
Page 127 - sciences, in Harvard College, in Cambridge in the county of Middlesex, and to the maintenance of the President and Fellows, and for all accommodations of buildings, and all other necessary provisions, that may conduce to the education of the English and Indian youth of this country, in knowledge and godliness. And
Page 375 - primary instruction, which to him is the service of God and his fellowcreatures. To rear masters approaching to such a model is a difficult task; and yet we must succeed in it, or else we have done nothing for elementary instruction. A bad schoolmaster, like a bad parish priest, is a scourge to a
Page 375 - he ought to be the obsequious servant of none;—a man not ignorant of his rights, but thinking much more of his duties ; showing to all a good example, and serving to all as a counselor; not given to change his condition, but satisfied with his situation, because it gives him the power
Page 128 - of their estates, not exceeding one hundred pounds a man, shall be free from all country taxes or rates whatsoever, and no other. In witness whereof, the Court hath caused the seal of the colony to be hereunto affixed. Dated the one and thirtieth day of the third month, called May, anno 1650. [ls] Thomas Dudley, Governor.*