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When obedience to the Divine precepts keeps pace with knowledge, in the mind of any man, that man is a Christian; and when the fruits…
This system of encouragement proves serviceable as a preventive of punishment, the attainment of the tickets being a reward, the forfeiture of them the reverse;…
The sincere teachers of their youth should be met, not with an intention to dictate to them, but to give additional force to their well-meant…
May this plain statement of facts prevail on the friends of the rising generation to interpose for their welfare; that the education of children may…
I am persuaded, that if any attempt is made to improve the education of the poor, and such an unmanly spirit should guide the resolution…
THE rich possess ample means to realize any theory they may chuse to adopt in the education of their children, regardless of the cost; but…
Indeed, I am sometimes inclined to doubt whether some men consider youth as rational and intelligent beings, with minds capable of expansion, and talents formed…
In such a case, it would be almost sure of success, if the active members of a society established for that purpose, were inclined to…
At a moderate calculation, among a million of persons inhabiting the metropolis, there are, at least, twenty-five thousand children who attend these schools, and cost…
A system of education, which would not gratify this disposition in any party, is requisite, in order to obviate the difficulty, and the reader will…
My school is attended by near three hundred scholars.
The complaint of bad pay, and difficulty in obtaining it, is almost generally reiterated through every department of education.
Female schools might be comprised in the list of those worthy the public patronage, with great propriety.
We daily witness the beneficial effect produced to the community by the institution of premiums, held out to encourage the inventions of ingenious mechanics.
A national evil requires a national remedy; let not this any longer be delayed: let your minds expand, free from every narrow principle, and let…
I was induced to establish several orders of merit, from conviction that emulation, well directed, becomes a useful servant; and, that the latent genius of…
All are agreed, that the increase of learning and good morals are great blessings to society.
A spirit, breathing the language of independence, is natural to Englishmen, few of whom are disposed to brook compulsion, or submit to the dictates of…
The institution of a public library, containing books on education, would be well adapted for the information of teachers, many of whom are not able…
The same stimulus that animates men to action, will have a proportionate effect on juvenile minds.
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