Mutual Tuition and Moral Discipline; Or, Manual of Instructions for Conducting Schools Through the Agency of the Scholars Themselves: For the Use of Schools and Families. With an Introductory Essay on the Object and Importance of the Madras System of Education; a Brief Exposition of the Principle on which it is Founded; and a Historical Sketch of Its Rise, Progress, and Results

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G. Roake, 1823 - Elementary school teaching - 134 pages

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Page 35 - All sacrifices do but speed forward that great day, when the knowledge of the Lord shall cover the earth as the waters cover the sea.
Page 105 - And the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that house ; and it fell : and great was the fall of it. 28 And it came to pass when Jesus had ended these sayings, the people were astonished at his doctrine. 29 For he taught them as one having authority, and not as the scribes.
Page 40 - An Experiment in Education, made at the Male Asylum of Madras ; suggesting a System by which a School or Family may teach itself under the Superintendence of the Master or Parent.
Page 48 - I feel will not allow me to dwell longer. You will excuse— you will justify my being overwhelmed with sorrow ; and accept the assurance of my devotion, and the high consideration with which I have the honour to be, Sir, your very humble and very obedient servant, "A. MAVROCORDATO. "To J. Bowring, Esq. " Secretary to the Greek Committee.
Page 24 - I soon found that, if ever the school was to be brought into good order, taught according to that method and system which is essential to every public institution, it must be done either by instructing ushers in the economy of such a seminary, or by youths from among the pupils trained for the purpose.
Page 72 - As the judge of the people is himself, so are his officers; and what manner of man the ruler of the city is, such are all they that dwell therein.
Page 42 - Dr. Bell was fully sensible of this waste of time in schools, and his method to remedy the evil was crowned with complete success.
Page 40 - I much regret that I was not acquainted with the beauty of his system, till somewhat advanced in my plan ; if I had known it, it would have saved me much trouble, and some retrograde movements.
Page 24 - Madras," or monitorial, system of education. This was in 1791. Three years afterwards, Dr. Bell wrote to a friend : " The school promises fair to present me with the sole reward I have sought of all my labors with my young pupils, by giving to society an annual crop of good and useful subjects, many of them rescued from the lowest state of depravity and wretchedness.

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