The Teacher Taught: Or, the Principles and Modes of Teaching

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Marsh, Capen, Lyon and Webb, 1839 - Teaching - 79 pages
 

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Page 75 - Within that awful volume lies The mystery of mysteries! Happiest they of human race, To whom God has granted grace To read, to fear, to hope, to pray, To lift the latch, and force the way; And better had they ne'er been born, Who read to doubt, or read to scorn.
Page 48 - tis public folly feeds. The slaves of custom and establish'd mode, With packhorse constancy we keep the road, Crooked or straight, through quags or thorny dells, True to the jingling of our leader's bells. To follow foolish precedents, and wink With both our eyes, is easier than to think...
Page 8 - THE PURSUIT OF KNOWLEDGE UNDER DIFFICULTIES ; in two volumes, with Preface and Notes, by FRANCIS WAYLAND, DD, President of Brown University. THE PURSUIT OF KNOWLEDGE UNDER DIFFICULTIES, illustrated by incidents in the Lives of AMERICAN INDIVIDUALS ; in one volume, with Portraits. HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY, in two volumes, with illustrative wood cuts, by ROBLEY DUNGLISON, MD, Professor of the Institutes of Medicine in the Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia; Author of Elements of Hygiene,' ' The Medical...
Page 76 - It shall be the duty of the president professors and tutors of the University at Cambridge, and of the several colleges, of all preceptors and teachers of academies, and of all other instructors of youth, to exert their best endeavors to impress on the minds of children and youth committed to their care and instruction the principles of piety and justice and a sacred regard for truth...
Page 1 - ... in other words, for advanced scholars and their parents. The LIBRARY is to consist of reading, and not school, class, or text books ; the design being to furnish youth with suitable works for perusal during their leisure hours ; works that will interest, as well as instruct them, and of such a character that they will turn to them with pleasure, when it is desirable to unbend from the studies of the school room. The plan will embrace every department of Science and Literature, preference being...
Page 76 - ... the principles of piety and justice and a sacred regard for truth, love of their country, humanity and universal benevolence, sobriety, industry and frugality, chastity, moderation and temperance, and those other virtues which are the ornament of human society and the basis upon which a republican constitution is founded...

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