The R.I. Schoolmaster, Volumen17

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Página 154 - My tables, — meet it is, I set it down, That one may smile, and smile, and be a villain; At least, I am sure, it may be so in Denmark : [ Writing. So, uncle, there you are. Now to my word ; It is, Adieu, adieu ! remember me.
Página 319 - The importance for man and beast of the prescribed weekly rest, the sacred rights of Christian soldiers and sailors, a becoming deference to the best sentiment of a Christian people, and a due regard for the divine will demand that Sunday labor in the Army and Navy be reduced to the measure of strict necessity. The discipline and character of the national forces should not suffer nor the cause they defend be imperiled by the profanation of the day or name of the Most High. "At this time of public...
Página 217 - I call therefore a complete and generous Education that which fits a man to perform justly, skilfully and magnanimously all the offices both private and public of peace and war.
Página 189 - The sky is changed ! — and such a change ! Oh night, And storm, and darkness, ye are wondrous strong, Yet lovely in your strength, as is the light Of a dark eye in woman ! Far along, From peak to peak, the rattling crags among Leaps the live thunder ! Not from one lone cloud, But every mountain now hath found a tongue, And Jura answers, through her misty shroud, Back to the joyous Alps, who call to her aloud!
Página 123 - No child under the age of ten years shall be employed in any Manufacturing Establishment within this Commonwealth...
Página 322 - The great experiment of republicanism — of the capacity of man for selfgovernment — is to be tried anew, which wherever it has been tried — in Greece, in Rome, in Italy, has failed, through an incapacity in the people to enjoy liberty without abusing it.
Página 131 - tis a service irksome more Than tugging at' the slavish oar ! Yet such his task — a dismal truth — Who watches o'er the bent of youth, And while, a paltry stipend earning, He sows the richest seeds of learning, And tills their minds with proper care, And sees them their due produce bear, No joys, alas ! his toil beguile ; His own lies fallow all the while. " Yet still he's on the road,
Página 320 - In the republican government, the ballot-box is the urn of fate; yet no god shakes the bowl or presides over the lot. If the ballot-box is open to wisdom and patriotism and humanity, it is equally open to ignorance and treachery, to pride and envy, to contempt for the poor or hostility towards the rich. It is the loosest filter ever devised to strain out impurities. It gives equal ingress to whatever comes. No masses of selfishness or fraud, no foul aggregations of cupidity or profligacy, are so...
Página 3 - Invariably, it will be found on examination, that a truly scrofulous disease is caused by a vitiated air, and it is not always necessary that there should have been a prolonged stay in such an atmosphere. Often a few hours each day is sufficient ; and it is thus that persons may live in the most healthy country, pass the greater part of the day in the open air, and yet become scrofulous, because of sleeping in a confined place, where the air has not been renewed.
Página 139 - The school committee of each town shall elect a superintendent of the public schools of the town, to perform, under the advice and direction of the committee, such duties, and to exercise such powers, as the committee shall assign him, and to receive such compensation out of the town treasury as the town shall vote.

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