Documentary History of Education in Upper Canada, Volume 9

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Warwick bros. & Rutter, printers [etc. ], 1902 - Education

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Page 77 - We hope to excite a feeling of respectability, and a sense of character, by enlarging the capacity, and increasing the sphere of intellectual enjoyment. By general instruction, we seek, as far as possible, to purify the whole moral atmosphere ; to keep good sentiments uppermost, and to turn the strong current of feeling and opinion, as well as the censures of the law, and the denunciations of religion against immorality and crime.
Page 198 - ... 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 77 - For the purpose of public instruction, we hold every man subject to taxation in proportion to his property, and we look not to the question, whether he himself have, or have not, children to be benefited by the education for which he pays. We regard it as a wise and liberal system of police, by which property, and life, and the peace of society are secured.
Page 104 - ... good, firm, valid, sufficient and effectual, in the Law, according to the true intent and meaning...
Page 78 - Two divine ideas filled their great hearts — their duty to God and to posterity. For the one, they built the church ; for the other, they opened...
Page 105 - To the QUEEN'S Most Excellent Majesty. May it please your Majesty, WE, your...
Page 55 - Be it therefore enacted by the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council and of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Canada, constituted and assembled by virtue of and under the authority of an Act passed in the Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and intituled "An Act to Re-unite the Provinces of Upper and Lower Canada, and for the Government of Canada...
Page 197 - Act, 110 child shall be required to read, or study, in, or from, any Religious Book, or to join in any exercise of Devotion, or Religion, which shall be objected to by his, or her, parents, or guardians...
Page 77 - ... and the denunciations of religion, against immorality and crime. We hope for a security, beyond the law, and above the law, in the prevalence of enlightened and well-principled moral sentiment. We hope to continue and prolong the time, when, in the villages and farm-houses of New England, there may be undisturbed sleep within unbarred doors. And knowing that our government rests directly on the public will, that we may preserve it, we endeavor to give a safe and proper direction to that public...
Page 262 - ... taken, construed, and adjudged in the most favourable and beneficial sense, for the best advantage of...

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