The Massachusetts Teacher: A Journal of School and Home Education, Volume 23

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Mass. Teachers' Association., 1870 - Education
 

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Page 294 - When it wakes to the pulse of the past, Ere the world and its wickedness made me A partner of sorrow and sin, — When the glory of God was about me, And the glory of gladness within.
Page 295 - The twig is so easily bended, I have banished the rule and the rod; I have taught them the goodness of knowledge, They have taught me the goodness of God...
Page 330 - 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 121 - Every word which is used to express a moral or intellectual fact, if traced to its root, is found to be borrowed from some material appearance. Right means straight ; wrong means twisted. Spirit primarily means wind ; transgression, the crossing of a line ; supercilious, the raising of the eyebrow.
Page 336 - 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 294 - They are idols of hearts and of households; They are angels of God in disguise; His sunlight still sleeps in their tresses, His glory still gleams in their eyes; Those truants from home and from heaven — They have made me more manly and mild; And I know now how Jesus could liken The kingdom of God to a child!
Page 97 - 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 294 - Good-night" and be kissed, Oh, the little white arms that encircle My neck in a tender embrace ! Oh, the smiles that are halos of heaven, Shedding sunshine of love on my face ! And when they are gone I sit dreaming Of my childhood, too lovely to last — Of...

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