Lectures and Letters on Popular Education: Including a Translation of M. Guizot's Celebrated Letter to the Primary Teachers of France

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W. Curry, jun. and Company, 1842 - Education - 158 pages

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Page 114 - And the Lord said unto Moses, Hew thee two tables of stone like unto the first : and I will write upon these tables the words that were in the first tables, which thou brakest.
Page 40 - An Experiment in Education, made at the Male Asylum at Madras, suggesting a system by which a School or family may teach itself, under the superintendence of the Master or Parent.
Page 103 - And out of the ground the LORD God formed every beast of the field, and every fowl of the air; and brought them unto Adam to see what he would call them: and whatsoever Adam called every living creature, that was the name thereof. And Adam gave names to all cattle, and to the fowl of the air, and to every beast of the field; but for Adam there was not found an help meet for him.
Page 103 - Greece returned home, weary-hearted, into the Christian Empire from which they had fled, fully contented with the permission which the Khozroo had obtained for them from Justinian, to hold their peace, and die among decent people.
Page 34 - But for the order and way that leadeth rightly to these points we somewhat differ; for commonly many schoolmasters, some as I have seen, more as I have heard tell, be of so crooked a nature, as when they meet with a hardwitted scholar, they rather break him than bow him, rather mar him than mend him. For when the schoolmaster is angry with some other matter, then will he soonest fall to beat his scholar...
Page 153 - Every tax ought to be levied at the time and in the manner in which it is most likely to be convenient for the contributor to pay it.
Page 150 - In all their arrangements they have regarded their youngest pupil, not as a machine, or an irrational animal, that must be driven, but as an intellectual being who may be led; endowed, not merely with sensation and memory, but with perception, judgment, conscience, affections, and passions...
Page 82 - Go and sell all that thou hast, and give it to the poor : and come and follow me.
Page 15 - C'est sa gloire de ne prétendre à rien au delà de son obscure et laborieuse condition, de s'épuiser en sacrifices à peine comptés de ceux qui en profitent, de travailler enfin pour les hommes et de n'attendre sa récompense que de Dieu.
Page 16 - La foi dans la Providence, la sainteté du devoir, la soumission à l'autorité paternelle, le respect dû aux lois, au prince, aux droits de tous, tels sont les sentiments qu'il s'attachera à développer.

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