Annual Report of the Board of Education

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Providence Press Company, Printers to the State, 1871 - Education

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Page 47 - For who, to dumb forgetfulness a prey, This pleasing, anxious being e'er resigned, Left the warm precincts of the cheerful day, Nor cast one longing, lingering look behind...
Page 47 - These, as they change, Almighty Father, these Are but the varied God. The rolling year Is full of thee. Forth in the pleasing Spring Thy beauty walks, thy tenderness and love. Wide flush the fields ; the softening air is balm ; Echo the mountains round ; the forest smiles : And every sense and every heart is joy.
Page 17 - SEC. 11. No superintendent or school committee •of any town, or any person officially connected with the government or direction of the public schools, shall receive any private fee, gratuity, donation or compensation in any manner whatsoever for promoting the sale or the exchange of any...
Page 66 - Trustees and Fellows of the College or University, in the English Colony of Rhode Island, and Providence Plantations in New England, in America...
Page 39 - The diffusion of knowledge, as well as of virtue, among the people, being essential to the preservation of their rights and liberties, it shall be the duty of the general assembly to promote public schools, and to adopt all means which they may deem necessary and proper to secure to the people the advantages and opportunities of education.
Page 126 - If we work upon marble, it will perish ; if we work upon brass, time will efface it; if we rear temples, they will crumble into dust; but if we work upon immortal minds, if we imbue them with principles, with the just fear of God and love of our fellow-men, we engrave on those tablets something which will brighten to all eternity.
Page 46 - ... 2. A. can do a piece of work in 4 days, B. can do it in 6 days, C.
Page 66 - The government of the college is vested in a board of fellows, consisting of...
Page 49 - It requires no skill to predict that, unless we adopt a system of technical education for our workmen in this country, we shall soon not even hold our own in cheapness of cost, as well as in excellence of quality, of our mechanical productions.

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