Annual Meeting of the American Institute of Instruction, Volume 41

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American Institute of Instruction, 1870 - Education
List of members included in each volume, beginning with 1891.
 

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Page 95 - ... vigilant eye over their brethren and neighbors, to see, first, that none of them shall suffer so much barbarism in any of their families, as not to endeavor to teach by themselves or others, their children and apprentices so much learning, as may enable them perfectly to read the English tongue, and knowledge of the capital laws, upon penalty of twenty shillings for each neglect therein...
Page 65 - There is something so pathetic in this kind of diction, that it often sets the mind in a flame, and makes our hearts burn within us.
Page 61 - ... 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 ; and...
Page 130 - This Constitution may be altered or amended by a vote of two-thirds of the members present at...
Page 62 - When a man has done thee any wrong, immediately consider with what opinion about good or evil he has done wrong. For when thou hast seen this, thou wilt pity him, and wilt neither wonder nor be angry. For either thou thyself thinkest the same thing to be good that he does or another thing of the same kind. It is thy duty then to pardon him. But if thou dost not think such things to be good or evil, thou wilt more readily be well disposed to him who is in error.
Page 16 - Any term may be transposed from one side of an equation to the other by changing its sign.
Page 60 - ... to exert their best endeavors to impress on the minds of children and youth committed to their care and instruction the principles of piety, justice, and a sacred regard to truth, love to 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...
Page 61 - Living under the heavenly light of revelation, they hoped to find all the social dispositions, all the duties which men owe to each other and to society, enforced and performed. Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.
Page 95 - none of the brethren shall suffer so much barbarism in their families, as not to teach their children and apprentices so much learning as may enable them perfectly to read the English tongue.
Page 129 - Institute, and shall render an accurate statement of all his receipts and payments, annually, and whenever called upon by the Board of Directors ; to whom he shall give such bonds for the faithful performance of his duty, as they shall require. He shall make no payment except by their order.

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