The Massachusetts Teacher, Volume 23

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Mass. Teachers' Association, 1858 - Education
 

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Page 336 - Thou must be true thyself, If thou the truth wouldst teach; Thy soul must overflow, if thou Another's soul wouldst reach ! It needs the overflow of heart To give the lips full speech. Think truly, and thy thoughts Shall the world's famine feed; Speak truly, and each word of thine Shall be a fruitful seed ; Live truly, and thy life shall be A great and noble creed.
Page 342 - To elevate the character and advance the interests of the profession of teaching, and to promote the cause of popular education in the United States.
Page 128 - Right means straight ; wrong means twisted. Spirit primarily means wind ; transgression, the crossing of a line ; supercilious, the raising of the eyebrow.
Page 301 - I ask not a life for the dear ones, All radiant, as others have done ; But that life may have just enough shadow To temper the glare of the sun...
Page 103 - While laurel-boughs and flowers, From house-tops and from windows, Fell on their crests in showers. When they drew nigh to Vesta, They vaulted down amain, And washed their horses in the well That springs by Vesta's fane. And straight again they mounted, And rode to Vesta's door ; Then, like a blast, away they passed, And no man saw them more.
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Page 458 - Galileo. — THE PRIVATE LIFE OF GALILEO, compiled principally from his Correspondence and that of his eldest daughter, Sister Maria Celeste, Nun in the Franciscan Convent of S. Matthew in Arcetri. With Portrait. Crown 8vo.
Page 150 - Like the leaves of the forest when Summer is green, That host with their banners at sunset were seen; Like the leaves of the forest when Autumn hath blown, That host on the morrow lay withered and strown.
Page 185 - His volume, and ascends with it to God. The other keeps his dreadful daybook open Till sunset, that we may repent ; which doing, The record of the action fades away, And leaves a line of white across the page.
Page 249 - In vain for them the pleasing measure flows, Whose recitation runs it all to prose; Repeating what the poet sets not down, The verb disjoining from its friendly noun, While pause, and break, and repetition join To make a discord in each tuneful line. Some placid natures fill the allotted scene With lifeless drone, insipid, and serene; While others thunder every couplet o'er, And almost crack your ears with rant und roar.

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