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Page 677 - In the elder days of Art, Builders -wrought with greatest care Each minute and unseen part ; For the gods see everywhere.
Page 414 - God; from his inmost heart awakens him to all nobleness, — to all knowledge, "self-knowledge" and much else, so soon as Work fitly begins. Knowledge? The knowledge that will hold good in working, cleave thou to that; for Nature herself accredits that, says Yea to that. Properly thou hast no other knowledge but what thou hast got by working: the rest is yet all a hypothesis of knowledge; a thing to be argued of in schools, a thing floating in the clouds, in endless logic-vortices, till we try it...
Page 577 - Blowing over the meadows brown. And one was safe and asleep in his bed, Who at the bridge would be first to fall, Who that day would be lying dead, Pierced by a British musket-ball.
Page 476 - The officers of the Association shall be a President, a Vice-President, a Secretary and a Treasurer, and the same person may occupy the offices of Secretary and Treasurer.
Page 531 - By heaven, I had rather coin my heart, And drop my blood for drachmas, than to wring From the hard hands of peasants their' vile trash By any indirection.
Page 203 - How can an inanimate, mechanical gerundgrinder, the like of whom will, in a subsequent century, be manufactured at Niirnberg out of wood and leather, foster the growth of anything; much more of mind, which grows, not like a vegetable (by having its roots littered with etymological compost), but like a spirit, by mysterious contact of spirit; thought kindling itself at the fire of living thought?
Page 58 - There are fundamental truths that lie at the bottom, the basis upon which a great many others rest, and in which they have their consistency. These are teeming truths, rich in store, with which they furnish the mind, and, like the lights of heaven, are •not only beautiful and entertaining in themselves, but give light and evidence to other things, that without them could not be seen or known.
Page 32 - Illinois, moved that the Secretary be instructed to cast the ballot of the members present for the election of the nominees named to fill the vacancies occasioned by the several resignations which had been read.
Page 1 - To elevate the character and advance the interests of the profession of teaching, and to promote the cause of popular education in the United States.