The Art of Epistolary Composition: Or Models of Letters, Billets, Bills of Exchange ... to which are Added, a Collection of Fables ... for Pupils Learning the French Language; a Series of Letters Between a Cadet and His Father, Describing the System Pursued at the American, Literary, Scientific and Military Academy at Middletown, Conn. ... and a Discourse on Education, by Capt. Alden Partridge ...

E. & H. Clark, 1826 - 288 σελίδες

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Σελίδα 10 - In conformity to the act of Congress of the United States, entitled " An Act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of Maps, Charts, and Books, to the Authors and Proprietors of such copies, during the time therein mentioned.
Σελίδα 10 - Co. of the said district, have deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof they claim as proprietors, in the words following, to wit : " Tadeuskund, the Last King of the Lenape. An Historical Tale." In conformity to the Act of the Congress of the United States...
Σελίδα 172 - Ship called the whereof is Master for this present Voyage and now riding at Anchor in the and bound for to say being marked and numbered as in the Margin, and are to be delivered...
Σελίδα 10 - An Act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of Maps, Charts and Books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned,' and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving and etching historical and other prints.
Σελίδα 172 - In witness whereof the master or purser of the said ship hath affirmed to three bills of lading, all of this tenor and date, the one of which three bills being accomplished, the other two to stand void, and so God send the good ship to her desired port in safety. Amen.
Σελίδα 257 - Another defect in the present system, is, the entire neglect, in all our principal seminaries, of physical education, or the due cultivation and improvement of the physical powers of the students. The great importance and even absolute necessity of a regular and systematic course of exercise for the preservation of health and confirming and rendering vigorous the constitution, I presume, must be evident to the most superficial observer.
Σελίδα 270 - A further portion of time should be devoted to attending familiar explanatory lectures on the various branches of military science, on the principles and practice of agriculture, commerce and manufactures, on political economy, on the constitution of the United States, and those of the individual States, in which should be pointed out particularly the powers and duties of the general government, and the existing relations between that and the state governments, on the science of government generally.
Σελίδα 188 - ... dans ceux des croisades, et, en remontant jusqu'aux Gaulois, on y remarque encore beaucoup de ressemblance. Cette nation a toujours été vive, gaie, généreuse, brave, sincère, présomptueuse, inconstante, avantageuse et inconsidérée. Ses vertus partent du cœur, ses vices ne tiennent qu'à l'esprit, et ses bonnes qualités, corrigeant ou balançant les mauvaises, toutes concourent peut-être également à rendre le Français de tous les hommes le plus sociable.
Σελίδα 258 - ... nine cases out of ten, it is] just as easy for a youth, however hard he may study, to attain the age of manhood, with a firm and vigorous constitution, capable of enduring exposure, hunger, and fatigue, as it is to grow up puny and debilitated, incapable of either bodily or mental exertion.
Σελίδα 271 - In addition to the foregoing1, he would grow up with habits of industry, economy and morality, and, what is of little less importance, a firm and vigorous constitution ; with a head to conceive and an arm to execute — he would emphatically possess a sound mind in a sound body.

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