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Death, Ruling Passion in, 150.
Duration, Wayland's Theory of, 196
Digestion of Food, 155.
Discipline, School 174.
Difficulties in School Government, 183.

Faculties, Intellectual and Moral, in regard to

Teaching, 97.
Fairy Literature, uses of 120.
Flogging Pupils, 193.
Family Conversation, 192.
French Alliance and English Language, 196.
Frankfort Library, illustrated 125.
Faench Academy, Prizes 138.
Franklin, Fate of Sir John 185.

Aet regulating Grammar Schools in U. C., 109.
A VERICAN, Race Extinct, 83. Character, 121.

States, Origin of, Names of, 123.
Public Libraries inferiority of, 178.

Institute of Instruction, 187.
Archeological Discovery, Quebec
Africa, Exploration of Central 85, 153.
Apportionment to Public Schools, U. O., 87.
Answers, Official to School Authorities 100, 188.
Art of Education, the 101.
Arnold, the late Rev. Dr. 113.
Advantages of U. C. System of Education 121.
Aland, Isles the 189.
Attendance at School, 99, 121, 146, 167, 198.
Academies and Colleges, Value of 168.
Age to begin School, 168.
Alma River, the 195.

Books for Youth and Children, 168, 168.
Book Cases, and Libraries, construction of 1.
Belleville School Examinations, 3.
British Museum, with Illustration, 77, 142.
Bavarian Schoolmasters, 83.
Berlin, Royal Library, with Illustration, 93.
Bearer, Canada Illustrated 98.
Bacon, Lord, Mother of 114.
Black-board, Recipe for making 119.
Boy Literature, 135.
Boy's, Gaide-Posts for 1852.-Out at Night, 183.
BIBLE, Statistics of the 139—its adaptedness to

Van, 150-in Schools, 167.
Brain, dont overtask the Young
Bee Culture, 167.
Brougham, Lord, 169.
Boston Primary Schools, 183.

Government in Schools, 96, 183.
Greek, Study of in Schools, 104.
Galvanism, discoveries in 107.
GERMAN and Swiss Teachers, 130. College Com-

mencement, 170.
Geology of Canada, 138, 154, 155.
Grant, increased, for Education in Canada, 177.
GRAMMAR SCHOOLS in U. C. 100; law relating to

109; Study of Greek and Latin in 104, 118,
119, 145; Examination of Masters for 117;
A National Concern 134; A Worthy Exam-
ple 136.

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Hamilton Central School, 3.
Health and Recreation, 120.
Health of Teacher and Pupila, 126.
Honor, Rollot, for the School, 131.
“House" (of Parliament) how made 150,
House, School of the section, 179.

EDITORIAL

Lord Elgin in Edinburgh, 0, 164.
Compulsory Education, 6.
British Museum, 77.
Explanatory Note, 84.
Public Libraries in U. C. 84.
Law Relating to Libraries, 84.
Provincial Certificates, 86, 182.
Apportionment of the School Fund, 87.
Royal Library at Berlin, 94.
Grammar Schools, U. c. 100, 116.
Documents sent to School Officers, 100, 133.
The Art of Education Past and Present 101.
Frankfort City Library, 125.
Promotion of Public Libraries, U.C. 182, 180.
To Local Superintendents, 134, 166, 181.
Educational Progress in Upper Canada, du-

ring 1853, 148.
Books for Youth and Children, 157.
Lord Elgin and Education in U. C. 164.
Public School Libraries, 180.
Noble Examples, 181.

Normal and Model School's Examination 181. Educational Intelligence, 3.

Canada, 3, 81, 105, 121, 136, 152, 184.
British and Foreign, 3, 81, 105, 121, 136,

153, 169, 185.

United States, 4, 83, 106, 122, 163, 171, 186.
Elgin and Kincardine, Earl of 4, 164.
Ebrington Viscount, 137.
ENGRAVINGS.

British Museum, 77.
Royal Library of Berlin, 93.
The Canada Beaver, 98.

Frankfort City Library, 125.
Europe, State of Education in 103.
East, Glimpses of Education in the 115.
ENGLISH, Lady's Education in Lord Bacons time,

114, Public Schools 169. Examination of Grammar School Masters U. C.

117, 188. Exhibition Educational at London 187. Energy of Successful Men, 151. Educator, instruments and agencies to be em.

ployed by the 174. Employment in School, 184. EDUCATION, the art of 101, in Europe 108, bene.

fit of dependent on good 112." Glimpses of in the East 115, of the people 119. Collegiate object of 120, in Lower Canada 121, 126. Exhibition relating to 137, in U. O.

progress of 148. English Language and French Alliance, 196.

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Ignorance vs. Knowledge, 120.
Intelleet is reaching the grave of? 128.
Inns of Court, London 151.
Instruction, Methods of 176.
Indolence mental, of Teachers 182.
Influence of a Mother, 183.
Ireland, National Education in, 185.

" Population of, 196.

Japan and the Japanese 80, Physical features

of 139.

Knowledge necessary to good instruction 95, vs.

Ignorance 120.

Chatham, Grammar School, 3—Enterprise in 81.
Compulsory Education, B.
Circulars, Official 5, 6, 87, 90, 91, 116.
Catalogue, Supplemental of Library Books U.C. 7.
Civil Service in England, Reform in 79.
Census of Great Britain, 80.
Chinese Agriculture, 81.
Certificates of Qualification, Provincial, 87, 182.
Childhood, influence of, on future Man, 94.
Classical Studies, 104, 118, 119, 120, 145.
Collegiate Education, object of 120.
CHILDREN helping themselves in Life, 121, Time

and Money, 135—18. Colts, 136—and Edu.

cation 136.
Crystal Palace, Sydenham, 123.
Code for the School, 131.
Colleges for the People, 147—Value of 163.
Copywright in England, 164.
Coal Pit, Scientific observations in a 154.
Columbia College, U. S. 168.
Connecticut School Law, 183.

Library Buildings and Book cases, construction

of 1. Literary and Scientific Intelligence 4, 83, 106

122, 138, 153, 171, 187. LIBRARIES in U. C., extracts from the law regu

lating public 75, 84; Promotion of 133; Management of 14; Books sent out to 149;

Progress of 180.
LIBRARIES, management of Public 141, Inferiority

of American 178.
Lazy Boy, the 99.
Latin and Greek in Schools, 104.
Lower Canada, Education in 121, 176.

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Dignity of the Teacher's Work, 94. Drawing in Public Schools, 96.

Free Schools in Canada, 79. Friendsbip, 81.

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Life, Man entering 184.

Palmerston, Lord on writing 121; Children, Time Self-Culture, its relations to Teaching, 190.
Laval University, L. C. 184.

and Money, 135.

Sandwich Islands, Oahu College, 199.
Literary Women, 195.

Punctuality in the Teacher 121; General 136. Statistics., Russian, 139–Educational, 168
Preparation for School, 146.

Pennsylvania School, 170–National Educa-
M
POPULATION of Ireland, 196.

tion, Ireland, 185.
Macaulay, T. B. on Classical Studies 118.

of Mexico, 196.
Middle Class Education 137.
of various Countries, 197.

T
and Distances, Table of 197.
Mineral Discoveries in Canada, 164.
Progress, Educational U. C. 148.

Teacher's Work, Dignity of 94.
Minster, York 197.

Primary Schools, importance of 151, in Boston188. | TEACHER, Health of Pupils and 126-In the
Montmorenci Suspension Bridge, 200.
Pitt's Shyness, 152.

School-room, 179, and Flogging, 198.
MENTALPOWERS, Preservation of 166, Indolence
of Teachers 182.

Teaching and the Moral Faculties, 97- The
Prayer and Bible in School, 167.
Prussia and its University, 168.

Grave of Intellect? 128.
Man like a Book, 168.
Miller, Hugh as a School-boy, 173.
Pennsylvania Schools, 171.

Times, the London 120, 122.
Memory of Kindness, 176.
Progress, 184.

Teach the greatest number, 151.
Pompeii, Artistic Workmanship at 184.

Time, 163.
Mass of the People, how are they to be educated
Prizes in Common Schools, 184.

Tenterden, Late Lord 166.
178

Truancy in Schools, 167.
Polish Schools, 186.
Mother's Influence, A 183. Never Forget, 193.
Moral Instruction in Schools, 193.

Township system of Schools in Connecticut, 188.
Telegraph, Experiments with the 185.

Trinity College, Dublin, 105, 199.
Queen Victoria, as a Wife and Mother, 144.

Trinity College, Toronto, 105, 199.
Queen's Colleges, Ireland, 186.
Names of American States, 123.

Trifles, 193.
Nine, the figure 121.

Toronto City Schools, 198.
National Education in England, Lord Brougham's
resolutions on 169.
Reviews, Edition of the British 83.

U
New Brunswick, inquiry into state of Education Recreation necessary to Health, 120.

University College, Toronto, 8, 81, 165, 194,138.
Rules of School, 99, 120, 174_Worthy of Imi-
in 177.
Normal School, U. C. 181.

University of Berlin, 165.
tation, 121-Code of 131.

Universe, University of the 186.
Rings, Wedding 121.
Now, 183.

Uncle Tom's Cabin, “ History of 107.
New York Schools, 187.

Ridicule, 121.
Never forget your Mother, 193.

Ragged Schools in England, 105, 169.
Russia.

The Czar and his connexions, 79.
The Town of Odessa, 99.

Victoria College, 105, 184.
Oxford University Reform, 82, 163.

The Publications and Newspapers, 122, 171.

Victoria, Qneen 144.
Orators Passages from distinguished 108.

The Statistics of 189.

Victoria Bridge, Montreal, 200.
Oahu College, Sandwich Islands, 199.

How they Educate the People, 178.

Principal Towns in the Crimea, 197.
Relations of Teacher and Pupil, 191.

Wellington College, England, 82.
POETRY-

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Wedding Rings, 121.
The Cheerful Giver, 79.

Writing, Lord Palmerston 121.
A Mound is in the Grave Yard, 98.
Scotchman, what he may become 2.

Wars since 1688, 166.
Christ Blessing Little Children, 160.
Sorrow and Resignation, 2.

Wiseman, Cardinal 169.
To the Teacher, 182.

Supplemental Catalogue of Library Books, U. O. Winter Schools, 192.
The River Alma, 195.

7.

Wayland, Rev. Dr., on Duration, 198.
Port Hope Grammar School, 81.
Superannuated Teachers, U. C. 86.

Women, Literary 198.
Perseverance, Incitement to 99.

Solemn Thought, 119.
Paris Exhibition Building, 154.

Swiss and German Teachers, 180.
Paris L'Ecole des Beaux Arts, 107.

Soul, The 147.
Peoples' College, 147.
Salaries and Services, 150.

Young Folks at School, 99.
People, Educate the 119, 178.
Successful Men, their Energy 161.

Young, Capital for the 120.
PUPIL, Health of Teacher and 127, make them Spend, its what you 167.

Youthful mind, 168.
love you 168; and Teacher, Relations, 191. | Scholar, Penitent the 167.

| York Minster, 197.

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CONTENTS OF THIS NUMBER.

FAGE how to make the best use of room, and must be thoroughly acquainted I Hists on the Construction of Public Libraries, &c. ........... 1

with the most convenient arrangements for his books. 11. MISCELLANEOUS-1. Scotchmen abroad. 2. Sorrow and Resig.

In contemplating the erection of an edifice for a library, it is most nation........ III. EDUCATIONAL INTELLIGENCE-1. Canada. 2. British and Foreign. necessary to consider the means of protection from the dangers of firo 3. United States.................................... | and water, and oth

and water, and other destructive influences; the choice of a site re IV. Literary and Scientific Intelligence-Monthly Summary ....... V. EDITORIAL-1. Lord Elgin in Edinburgh. 2. Compulsory Edu

mote from a noisy or dangerous neighborhood, such as that of theatres, cation....

factories, &c., but notwithstanding, conveniently situated for the visitVI. OrriCiAL CIRCULARS-1 On the appointment of Grammar ors of the library; a regard to the wisest use of room, as well as to

School Trustees. 2. Explanatory-In forwarding Library the com ortable and elegant arrangement of the interior ; and finally,
Books.......................

the possibility of an enlargement, if it should become necessary. VII. SUPPLEMENTARY GENERAL CATALOGUE of Books for Public Li. braries in Upper Canada .......

The plan of heating rooms with warmed air and lighting them with [N.B.—No Book mentioned in this Catalogue will be disposed of

gas, is probably the best known and most approved, in consequence of to any private individual, or for any other purpose than for its efficiency, and the almost entire annihilation of the dangers of ire. that of Public Libraries.]

For these reasons it is the best method to be adopted in a public

library. HINTS UPON THE CONSTRUCTION OF PUBLIC LIBRARY

Economy in the use of room is one of the most essential requisites

in an edifice destined for a collection of books. The apartments should BUILDINGS AND BOOK CASES.

either only be so high that the top shelves are easily accessible by a Tas following article was prepared by an intelligent German gentle light and transportable ladder, or be crowned with galleries, on which man, wbo has paid much attention to the subject of Libraries. We'cases for books may be placed.

In some of the European commend to our readers the valuable suggestions he has

libraries and reading room 8, made, and the interesting

skylights with panes of muff

led glass have been introduced facts he has stated: Architects intrusted with

with great success. They the structure of public build

admit light enough, and at ings generally think it of

the same time afford protecgreater importance to give

tion from the dazzling rays the exterior a splendid ap

of the sun. The most suita

ble form for a library room pearance, than to combine

seems to be a long and wide convenience and comfort in the interior.

saloon, well lighted from aA church, how

bove or both sides. ever beautiful its front, howerer harmonious the propor

The book shelves should be

fixed either to the walls, or tions of the interior may be, is constructed improperly if

if the room does not admit of the congregation or the larger

it, they should form small re

cesses like those annexed on portion of it, cannot catch the

this and the next page : sermon of the preacher. A cathedral or church, even should it be ! A. Entrance. built in the purest and noblest style, answers very badly the purpose B. Principal Desk. for which it is intended if those present are not enabled to see and hea C. Desk of Librarian. Tell in all parts of the house. Unfortunately, architects endeavor too D. " " Assistant Librarian frequently to make their names celebrated by commanding façades,

E. " “ Junior Librarian. pat up according to the rules of architecture, while they care very F. Railing. - little about the purpose for which the edifice is appointed. On the G. Book-shelves, or recesses. other hand, a librarian knows generally very little about regular arch H. Doors in the railing. itectural beauty, even though he may pride himself upon the diligent | Besides the room destined for the library itself, there ought to be a study of Ruskin's eminent works; but he ought to understand well reading-room and somo other smaller apartmonte. It would perhaps

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