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Page 325 - Master of long ago, namely, that "a prophet is not without honor, save in his own country, and in his own house.
Page 68 - Whereas our wise and pious ancestors, so early as the year one thousand six hundred and thirty-six, laid the foundation of Harvard College, in which university many persons of great eminence have, by the blessing of God, been initiated in those arts and sciences which qualified them for public employments, both in church and state...
Page 84 - ... to be approved by the Education Department, and to be kept permanently and conspicuously affixed in every school-room ; and any scholar may be withdrawn by his parent from such observance or instruction without forfeiting any of the other benefits of the school.
Page 215 - Psychical changes either conform to law or they do not. If they do not conform to law, this work, in common with all works on the subject, is sheer nonsense : no science of Psychology is possible. If they do conform to law, there cannot be any such thing as free will.
Page 227 - The vital knowledge— that by which we have grown as a nation to what we are, and which now underlies our whole existence, is a knowledge that has got itself taught in nooks and corners; while the ordained agencies for teaching have been mumbling little else but dead formulas.
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.
Page 3 - ... two years, one for three years and one for four years beginning on November 1, 1935.
Page 88 - The school must, at the same time, encourage to the utmost the children's natural activities of hand and eye by suitable forms of practical work and manual instruction, and afford them every opportunity for the healthy development of their bodies, not only by training them in appropriate physical exercises and encouraging them in organized games, but also by instructing them in the working of some of the simpler laws of health.
Page 255 - Hence, to teach the existence of a supreme being, of infinite wisdom, power and goodness, and that it is the highest duty of all men to adore, obey and love him, is not sectarian, because all religious sects so believe and teach.