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Page 110 - The voluntary outpouring of the public feeling, made to-day, from the North to the South, and from the East to the West, proves this sentiment to be both just and natural.
Page 94 - Comparatively few persons possess the varied qualifications so indispensable to success in this sdelicate and important work. So important was it regarded by the distinguished author of the Dutch system of inspection, that, after a long life devoted to educational labour, he said, ' Take care how you choose your Inspectors ; they are men whom you ought to look for 'lantern in hand.
Page 76 - ... solved, excuses for tardiness or absence received, questions answered, whisperings allowed or suppressed, and more or less of extempore discipline administered. Were it not a most ruinous waste of precious time, — did it not involve the deadening, crushing, distorting, dwarfing of immortal faculties and noble sensibilities, — were it not an utter perversion of the noble objects for which schools are instituted, it would be difficult to conceive of a more diverting farce than an ordinary session...
Page 18 - Christ, for honor, for cleanliness, for work that never ends, having the promise of the life that now is, as well as of that which is to come...
Page 55 - Any City or Town may, and every City and Town having more than ten thousand inhabitants shall, annually make provision for giving free instruction in Industrial or Mechanical Drawing, to persons over fifteen years of age, either in day or evening schools, under the direction of the School Committee,
Page 60 - The grant is withheld altogether, — (a.) If the school be not held in a building certified by the inspector to be healthy, properly lighted, drained, and ventilated, supplied with offices, and containing in the principal school-room at least 80 cubical feet of internal space for each child in average attendance.
Page 76 - ... he does not feel and cannot assume, and the other closeness of attention and abstraction of thought, which he cannot give amid the multiplicity and variety of cares, — from one case of discipline to another, pressing on him at the same time, — he goes through the same circuit day after day, with a dizzy brain and aching heart, and brings his school to a close with a feeling, that with all his diligence and fidelity, he has accomplished but little good.