The Educational Journal of Virginia
Charles Henry Winston, D. Lee Powell, Richard M. Smith, John Meredith Strother, H. H. Harris, John Patrick McGuire, Harry Fishburne Estill (F.), Rodes Massie, John Lee Buchanan, William Fayette Fox, Richard Ratcliffe Farr, George R. Pace
Educational Publishing House, 1872
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Side 122 - In mathematics he was greater Than Tycho Brahe or Erra Pater ; For he, by geometric scale, Could take the size of pots of ale ; Resolve by sines and tangents straight, If bread or butter wanted weight ; And wisely tell what hour o' th' day The clock does strike by algebra.
Side 122 - In every village mark'd with little spire, Embower'd in trees, and hardly known to fame, There dwells, in lowly shed and mean attire, A matron old, whom we Schoolmistress name : Who boasts unruly brats with birch to tame...
Side 123 - E'er smelt it out, and grubb'd it from the dirt. An art it is, and must be learnt ; and learnt With unremitting effort, or be lost ; And leaves us perfect blockheads, in our bliss. The clouds may drop down titles and estates ; Wealth may seek us ; but wisdom must be sought; Sought before all ; but (how unlike all else We seek on earth !) 'tis never sought in vain.
Side 473 - Let us cling fast to the genuine American method — the old Massachusetts method — in the matter of public instruction. The essential features of that system are, local taxes for universal elementary education voted by the citizens themselves, local elective boards to spend the money raised by taxation and control the schools, and for the higher grades of instruction permanent endowments administered by incorporated bodies of trustees.
Side 343 - And first, children's ears ought never to be boxed. We have seen that the passage of the ear is closed by a thin membrane, especially adapted to be influenced by every impulse of the air, and with nothing but the air to support it internally. What, then, can be more likely to injure this membrane than a sudden and forcible compression of the air in front of it...
Side 122 - Where sits the dame disguised in look profound, And eyes her fairy throng, and turns her wheel around. Her cap, far whiter than the driven snow, Emblem right meet of decency does yield; Her apron...
Side 456 - BARTHOLOMEW'S LATIN GRAMMAR. A concise and systematic arrangement of the laws of the Latin tongue, prepared with special reference to class use in schools and colleges. In the treatment of Etymology, the verb is placed first ; in Syntax, the examples precede the rule. Printed in larpe clear type; email type carefully avoided.
Side 393 - Speak the speech, I pray you, as I pronounced it to you, trippingly on the tongue : but if you mouth it, as many of your players do, I had as lief the town-crier spoke my lines.
Side 257 - In a school, or hospital, or other considerable assemblage of people, the purity of the air may be pretty accurately measured by the amount of cheerfulness, activity, and lively interest, which pervades it ; and yet so little do people think or care about this subject, that, under existing arrangements, there are very few who do not every day of their lives inspire more or less highlyvitiated air.