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The Schoolmaster .

VOL. II.-1852

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PAGE.

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Analysis of Sentences-Grammar ... 84, 111

The Barometer.

119
Answers to Examination Paper on

Rain.

144
School Management. G

The Oyster. W. J. L.

165
149, 173, 200, 225, 246
Great Britain. P. S. G.

189
Arithmetic, On Teaching.' c. H. B. 110

Geysers. A, C, ..

191
Belmont Factory Schools. T. B.

Hydraulic Machine, C. H. B. 210
184

Electric Telegraph. C. H. B. 212
Certificates of Merit, J, S.

230
Rivers,

262
Chemistry, Notes on. C, H. B. 11,

109
40, 60, 87, 140, 160, 209, 233, 284 Meeting of Teachers, Important.
Childhood. C. H. B....

Mental Science, J, s. 1, II, III, IV,

152
Church Catechism, Notes on the.

191

8, 30, 106, 183

Moral Education ..
Christian Education, C. H, B.

74
128

Music,
Class Lists of Certificates of Merit.

Lullaby

71
17, 41, 67, 219
Contrasts, T. B.

The Use of Flowers.

98
277
Correspondence.

125
18, 45, 73, 96,

Song on Beginning School.
121, 148, 170, 198, 223, 244, 267, 294

Song on Leaving School 169
A Morning Hymn,

194
Decimal Fractions, C. H, B,...

159, 208

The Graves of a Household, 216
Dictation, on Teaching.

39
To the Rainbow...

239
Education in America and England.

To the Cuckoo

265
293
Education ; its Province and Instru-

How Loving is Jesus..

287
ments, G,
4 New Year, The. C. H. B.

253
Education; What it is. R.
25 Note Lessons. Vide Lessons

44
Education ; What is not.

263 Notes of Lectures,
Education; Its First Period, G,

32

On Teaching Geography, R, 135
Its Second Period, G. 51

On the Use of the Gallery.R. 155
Its Third Period, G,... 102

On the Preparation of Notes
Its Fourth Period.

131
of Lessons, R,

178
Educational Intelligence 16, 41, 67,

On Teaching to Read. R.
94, 120, 147, 195, 217, 241, 268, 289

I, II, III, IV, 204, 228, 257, 280
Examination Questions for Certifi-

Notices of Books, R. ..222, 243, 271, 291
cates of Merit 24, 47, 100, 272, 297
Examination Questions for Pupil.

Outline Notes.

Annual Motion of the Earth.
teachers23, 75, 93, 123, 173, 251

G,

237
Examination Papers. Cheltenham
Normal College.

Ethnographic Geography.. 261
75, 127, 172, 250
Extracts,

76, 97, 168, 193, 249, 264, 296 Play-Ground, The
Gallery, The...

Position of the Teacher, 'Ř,

255
248
237
Poverty--its Causes.

15
Geography, Notes of a Lecture on, R. 135 Queen's Scholarships. C, H, B,

76
Geography of England, Notes of

Reading, on Teaching.

38
R, I, II, III, IV,
Schools and Prisons. T, B,

1
V, VI, VII, 145, 165, 189, 215,
Schoolmasters' Associations,

141
234, 260, 286 Scripture Illustrations, R,
Geography, Grammar and History. 162
Geology. "J. S.

I, Habitations

143
187
Grammar, First Lessons on.

II, Furniture

164
283
III, Food

188
Interrogation, Methods of Teaching.

IV, Clothing

214
R. 1, II.

36, 56, 79
V, Travelling

235
VI, Employment of

the
Lessons, and Notes of Lessons.

People..

261
Snow. A, G. B....

13

VII, Manufactures & Trades 285
Glaciers ...

43 Scriptural Lessons,
The Norman Conquest.

44
Isaiah lxiv, 6. P.

12
Soap.

61

The Draught of Fishes.
Eagle.

62
C, H, B,..

14
Trade Winds. F, C.

63

The Brazen Serpent, c, H.B. 66
Watershed.

65
John x. 14,

115
Copper.

66
Luke vii, il. 15,

142
The Mountains of Europe, 89

Philippians iji, 14. J, H... 235
Refraction.

90

Synthesis, Methods of Teaching. R. 19
The Eye...

91

The Teacher,
England, Divisions, &c, W.B. 92

Faith and Charity.

86
Geographical Lesson,...

116

Truthfulness.
The Owl...

114
The Rainbow,
118 Wellington. ...

241

146, 166

Games.

Lessons on,

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PAPERS

FOR THE SCHOOLMASTER.

No. 13.

MARCH 1, 1852.

örhools and Prisuus. Education, it is sometimes said, is a power which we should hesitate to call into action. But why not reflect whether ignorance be not a power, and a very dreadful power? Look where we will, do We not find it powerful for every kind of wrong and evil-powerful to fill the prisons, the hospitals, and the graves—powerful for blind violence and prejudice and error, in all their gloomy and destructive shapes ?" This was said to a large public audience by one of our most popular writers, Charles Dickens, whose labours have done much to throw light into the state of our social relations, and have helped rich and poor to know each other better. It is a serious question; and it summons into view a great social duty which has been long postponed. Do not let us put it from us with indifference or despair.

In one of the centres of our vast industrial population several intelligent and benevolent men lately met to consider the condition and treatment of the poor untaught children who roam the streets of our large towns. Members of Parliament, Gaol Chaplains and Gaol Governors, School Inspectors and Inspectors of Factories, and the representatives of our most active Ragged and Industrial Schools assembled there to point the attention of the nation to these street wanderers who

pass
each
year,

like a flood, into our workhouses and penal colonies. And amongst them were men of high judicial rank, who denounced the blind vindictive system which hurries these poor children into our criminal courts and prisons and hulks as an odious and useless cruelty, and implored their hearers to shield them from the reproach of being its agents. "For you," they said, “need not go into their quarters, which are far removed from yours; and when you meet them in the streets, you can lean back in your carriages until

you have passed on. But they are brought to us face to face ; we must endure to behold these little creatures to see them on tip

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