District School Journal, of the State of New-York, Volume 9

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C. Van Benthuysen and Company, 1849 - Education

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Page 14 - Chautauqua. Chemung, Chenango, Clinton, Columbia, Cortland, Delaware, Dutchess, Erie, Essex, Franklin, Fulton, Genesee, Greene, Hamilton, Herkimer, Jefferson, Kings...
Page 111 - Owns any personal property, assessed on the last preceding assessment-roll of the town, exceeding fifty dollars in value, exclusive of such as is exempt from execution. No person shall be deemed to be ineligible to vote at any such meeting, by reason of sex, who has the other qualifications required by this section.
Page 85 - If I were to pray for a taste which should stand me in stead under every variety of circumstances, and be a source of happiness and cheerfulness to me through life, and a shield against its Ills, however things might go amiss, and the world frown upon me, it would be a taste for reading.
Page 47 - This Act shall take effect immediately. STATE OF NEW YORK, Secretary's Office. I have compared the preceding with...
Page 77 - The University of Michigan." ohject*< Sec. 2. The objects of the university shall be to provide the inhabitants of the state with the means of acquiring a thorough knowledge of the various branches of literature, science and the arts.
Page 91 - A watchmaker told me that a gentleman had put an exquisite watch into his hands, that went irregularly. It was as perfect a piece of work as was ever made. He took it to pieces and put it together again twenty times. No manner of defect was to be discovered, and yet the watch went intolerably. At last it struck him, that, possibly, the balance-wheel might have been near a magnet.
Page 58 - KIND words never blister the tongue or lips. And we have never heard of any mental trouble arising from this quarter. Though they do not cost much, yet they accomplish much. They help one's own good nature and good will.
Page 33 - These letters-patent were to be published by the clergy from their pulpits ; they produced so little, that they were renewed for another twelvemonth : one entire parish in the city contributed seven shillings and sixpence ! Such, then, was the patronage received by Stowe, to be a licensed beggar throughout the kingdom for one twelvemonth ! Such was the public remuneration of a man who had been useful to his nation, but not to himself!
Page 19 - OLLENDORFF'S NEW METHOD OF LEARNING TO READ, WRITE, AND SPEAK THE SPANISH LANGUAGE. With an Appendix, containing a brief but comprehensive Recapitulation of the Rules as well as of all the Verbs, both Regular and Irregular, so as to render their use easy and familiar to the most ordinary capacity. Together with Practical Rules for Spanish Pronunciation, and Models of Social and Commercial Correspondence. The whole designed for Young Learners and persons who are their own Instructors. By M. VELAZQUEZ...
Page 76 - A definite idea is introduced to the youthful mind, when you speak of him who took little children in his arms and blessed them.

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