Proceedings, Abstracts of Lectures and a Brief Report of the Discussions of the National Teachers' Association, the National Association of School Superintendents and the American Normal School Association
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Page 51 - A man of a polite imagination is let into a great many pleasures that the vulgar are not capable of receiving. He can converse with a picture and find an agreeable companion in a statue.
Page 31 - The old order changeth, yielding place to new, And God fulfils himself in many ways, Lest one good custom should corrupt the world Comfort thyself: what comfort is in me?
Page 7 - Thy tacklings are loosed ; they could not well strengthen their mast, they could not spread the sail : then is the prey of a great spoil divided ; the lame take the prey.
Page 273 - AMENDMENTS. This Constitution may be altered or amended at a regular meeting by the unanimous vote of the members present or by a two-thirds vote of the members present, provided that the alteration or amendment has been substantially proposed in writing at a previous meeting.
Page 271 - 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.
Page 272 - The President shall preside at all meetings of the Association and of the Board of Directors, and shall perform the duties usually devolving upon a presiding officer.
Page 32 - Ev'n to the highest he could climb, and saw, Straining his eyes beneath an arch of hand, Or thought he saw, the speck that bare the King, Down that long water opening on the deep Somewhere far off, pass on and on, and go From less to less and vanish into light. And the new sun rose bringing the new year.
Page 52 - I find this conclusion more impressed upon me, — that the greatest thing a human soul ever does in this world is to see something, and tell what it saw in a plain way. Hundreds of people can talk for one who can think, but thousands can think for one who can see. To see clearly is poetry, prophecy, and religion, — all in one.
Page 273 - Association may hold a special meeting at such time and place as by its own regulations it shall appoint. § 4. The Board of Directors shall hold their regular meetings at the place, and not less than two hours before the assembling of the Association.
Page 160 - I hold that it is the right and duty of the State to provide for the education of the common people.