American Annals of Education and Instruction, and Journal of Literary Institutions, Τόμος 1

Allen & Ticknor, 1831

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Σελίδα 181 - I am afraid my uncle will think himself justified by them on this occasion, when he asserts, that it is one of the most difficult things in the world to put a woman right, when she sets out wrong.
Σελίδα 160 - God shall cut them off. come, let us sing unto the Lord : Let us make a joyful noise to the Rock of our salvation. Let us come before his presence with thanksgiving, And make a joyful noise unto him with psalms.
Σελίδα 407 - We were never so struck with the importance of having reading books for female schools, adapted particularly to that express purpose, as while looking over the pages of this selection. The eminent success of the compiler in teaching this branch, to which we can personally bear testimony, is sufficient evidence of the character of the work, considered as a selection of lessons in elocution; they are, in general, admirably adapted to cultivate the amiable and gentle traits of the female character,...
Σελίδα 137 - Experience has taught me that indolence in young persons is so directly opposite to their natural disposition to activity, that unless it is the consequence of bad education, it is almost invariably connected with some constitutional defect.
Σελίδα 153 - Scriptures, contain (independently of a Divine origin) more true sublimity, more exquisite beauty, purer morality, more important history, and finer strains both of poetry and eloquence, than could be collected within the same compass from all other books that were ever composed in any age or in any idiom.
Σελίδα 107 - I keep the subject constantly before me, and wait till the first dawnings open slowly by little and little into a full and clear light.
Σελίδα 567 - ... on its muscles. The first eight or ten years of life should be devoted to the education of the heart, to the formation of principles, rather than to the acquirement of what is usually termed knowledge.
Σελίδα 33 - ... knowledge. Now why should not this experience be resorted to as an auxiliary in the education of youth ! Why not make this department of human exertion, a profession, as well as those of divinity, law, and medicine? Why not have an Institution for the training up of Instructors for their sphere of labor, as well as institutions to prepare young men for the duties of the divine, the lawyer, or the physician...
Σελίδα 253 - There are at this day in Scotland, two hundred thousand people begging from door to door.
Σελίδα 182 - Feel it again, and compare it with the piece of sponge that is tied to your slate, and then tell me what you perceive in the glass. C. It is smooth, it is hard.

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