Tribute to Gallaudet: A Discourse in Commemoration of the Life, Character and Services of the Rev. Thomas H. Gallaudet, Ll.D., Delivered Before the Citizens of Hartford, Jan. 7th, 1852. With an Appendix, Containing History of Deafmute Instruction and Institutions, and Other Documents
Brockett, Hutchinson, 1854 - 220 σελίδες
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Σελίδα 174 - O how canst thou renounce the boundless store Of charms which Nature to her votary yields ! The warbling woodland, the resounding shore, The pomp of groves, and garniture of fields ; All that the genial ray of morning gilds, And all that echoes to the song of even, All that the mountain's sheltering bosom shields, And all the dread magnificence of Heaven, O how canst thou renounce, and hope to be forgiven ! These charms shall work thy soul's eternal health, And love, and gentleness, and joy impart.
Σελίδα 171 - Yea, so have I strived to preach the gospel, not where Christ was named, lest I should build upon another man's foundation: but, as it is written, To whom he was not spoken of, they shall see : and they that have not heard shall understand.
Σελίδα 165 - For every creature of God is good, and nothing to be refused, if it be received with thanksgiving. For it is sanctified by the word of God and prayer.
Σελίδα 212 - Legislature, at the session of 1849, appropriated 8 10,000 for the establishment of a State Normal School, " for the training of teachers in the art of instructing and governing the common schools of the State.
Σελίδα 48 - The soul of a true Christian, as I then wrote my meditations, appeared like such a little white flower as we see in the spring of the year; low and humble on the ground, opening its bosom to receive the pleasant beams of the sun's glory; rejoicing as it were in a calm rapture; diffusing around a sweet fragrancy; standing peacefully and lovingly, in the midst of other flowers round about; all in like manner opening their bosoms, to drink in the light of the sun.
Σελίδα 2 - IT is the Lord ; let Him do what seemeth Him good; The Lord gave, and the Lord hath taken away, and blessed be the name of the Lord.
Σελίδα 174 - I lay down this position ; that if it is our duty to instil divine truth into the minds of children as soon as they are able to receive it ; if we are bound by the injunction of Christ to convey the glad news of salvation to...
Σελίδα 161 - the ransomed of the Lord shall return, and come to Zion, with songs and everlasting joy upon their heads ; when they shall obtain joy and gladness, and sorrow and sighing shall flee away.
Σελίδα 154 - Society; and by that name they and their successors shall and may have perpetual succession; shall be capable of suing and being sued, pleading and being impleaded, in all suits of whatever name and nature; may have a common seal and may alter the same at pleasure; and may also purchase, receive, hold, and convey any estate, real or personal, to an amount not exceeding one hundred thousand dollars.