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" I do not exaggerate when I say that the most active and lively schools I have ever seen in the United States, must be regarded almost as dormitories, if compared with the fervid life of the Scotch schools ; and, by the side of theirs, our pupils would... "
The District School Journal of the State of New York - Page 39
1843
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Education, Volume 6

Education - 1886
...Mann, in his famous Seventh Annual Report, uses this language: "I do not exaggerate when I say that the most active and lively schools I have ever seen in...conscious of the possession of life and faculties." We may not admit that there is no exaggeration in this comparison ; still we may safely assume that,...
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Life and Works of Horace Mann, Volume 3

Horace Mann - Education - 1891
...observation alone can give any thing approaching to the true idea. I do not exaggerate when I say that the most active and live.ly schools I have ever seen in...faculties. It is certainly within bounds to say that there were six times as many questions put and answers given, in the same space of time, as I ever heard...
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Annual Reports of the Secretary of the Board of Education of Massachusetts ...

Horace Mann - 1891 - 466 pages
...observation alone can give any thing approaching to the true idea. I do not exaggerate when I say that the most active and lively schools I have ever seen in...faculties. It is certainly within bounds to say that there were six times as many questions put and answers given, in the same space of time, as I ever heard...
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Annual Reports of the Secretary of the Board of Education of Massachusetts ...

1891
...observation alone can give any thing approaching to the true idea. I do not exaggerate when I say that the most active and lively schools I have ever seen in...dormitories, if compared with the fervid life of the Scoteh schools; and, by the side of theirs, our pupils would seem to be hybernating animals just emerging...
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The Public-school Journal: Devoted to the Theory and Art of ..., Volume 15

Education - 1895
...mental movements among the pupils. He continues as follows: "I do not exaggerate when I say that the most active and lively schools I have ever seen in...by the side of theirs, our pupils would seem to be hibernating animals just emerging from ' the torpid state, and as yet but half conscious of the possession...
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Documentary History of Education in Upper Canada, Volume 6

Ontario. Dept. of Education - Education - 1899
...approaching to the true idea. I do not exaggerate, when I say, that the most active and lively Schools 1 h*ve seen in the United States must be regarded almost...compared with the fervid life of the Scotch Schools. . . It is certainly within Iwunds to say, that there were six times as many questions put and answers...
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The Variorum and Definitive Edition of the Poetical and Prose ..., Volume 2

Edward FitzGerald - 1902
...Observation can alone give anything approaching to the true idea. I do not exaggerate when I say, that the most active and lively Schools I have ever seen in...just emerging from their Torpid state, and as yet but half-conscious of the possession of Life and Faculties. It is certainly within bounds to say, that...
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Horace Mann, Educator, Patriot and Reformer: A Study in Leadership

George Allen Hubbell - Education - 1910 - 285 pages
...observation alone can give anything approaching the true idea. I do not exaggerate when I say that the most active and lively schools I have ever seen in...by the side of theirs, our pupils would seem to be hibernating animals just emerging from their torpid state, and as yet but half conscious of the possession...
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The Indiana School Journal, Volume 1

Education - 1856
...observation alone can give anything approaching to the true idea. I do not exaggerate when I say that the most active and lively schools I have ever seen in...by the side of theirs, our pupils would seem to be hibernating animals just emerging from their torpid state, and as yet but half conscious of the possession...
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