The Institutions of Popular Education: An Essay to which the Manchester Prize was Adjudged

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Hamilton, 1845 - 340 Seiten
 

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Seite 110 - And thou, child, shalt be called the prophet of the Highest: for thou shalt go before the face of the Lord to prepare his ways ; to give knowledge of salvation unto his people by the remission of their sins, through the tender mercy of our God ; whereby the dayspring from on high hath visited us, to give light to them that sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, to guide our feet into the way of peace.
Seite 276 - For if there be first a willing mind, it is accepted according to that a man hath, and not according to that he hath not.
Seite 3 - Lo, children are an heritage of the Lord: and the fruit of the womb is his reward. As arrows are in the hand of a mighty man; so are children of the youth. Happy is the man that hath his quiver full of them: they shall not be ashamed, but they shall speak with the enemies in the gate.
Seite 14 - She riseth also while it is yet night, and giveth meat to her household, and a portion to her maidens.
Seite 18 - In the transgression of an evil man there is a snare; but the righteous doth sing and rejoice. 7: The righteous considereth the cause of the poor; but the wicked regardeth not to know it.
Seite 291 - Antiquity deserveth that reverence, that men should make a stand thereupon, and discover what is the best way; but when the discovery is well taken, then to make progression. And to speak truly, Antiquitas saeculi juventus mundi. These times are the ancient times, when the world is ancient, and not those which we account ancient ordine retrograde, by a computation backward from ourselves.
Seite 73 - For thou, LORD, hast made me glad through thy work: I will triumph in the works of thy hands.
Seite 311 - Where low-browed baseness wafts perfume to pride. No: — men, high-minded men, With powers as far above dull brutes endued In forest, brake, or den, As beasts excel cold rocks and brambles rude, — Men who their duties know, But know their rights, and, knowing, dare maintain; Prevent the long-aimed blow, And crush the tyrant while they rend the chain: — These constitute a State; And sovereign Law, that State's collected will, O'er thrones and globes elate Sits empress, crowning good, repressing...
Seite 200 - But rise; let us no more contend, nor blame Each other, blamed enough elsewhere; but strive, In offices of love, how we may lighten Each other's burden, in our share of woe...
Seite 85 - But every man who rises above the common level has received two educations : the first from his teachers ; the second, more personal and important, from himself.

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