Theory and Practice of Teaching, Or, The Motives and Methods of Good School-keeping

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Hall & Dickson, 1847 - 349 pages

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Page 301 - Thou visitest the earth, and waterest it: thou greatly enrichest it with the river of God, which is full of water: thou preparest them corn, when thou hast so provided for it.
Page 301 - The pastures are clothed with flocks; the valleys also are covered over with corn; they shout for joy, they also sing.
Page 158 - Beside yon straggling fence that skirts the way With blossomed furze unprofitably gay, There in his noisy mansion, skilled to rule, The village master taught his little school. A man severe he was, and stern to view, I knew him well, and every truant knew : Well had the boding tremblers learned to trace The day's disasters in his morning face...
Page 132 - And he would not for a while. But afterward he said within himself; Though I fear not God, nor regard man ; Yet, because this widow troubleth me, I will avenge her ; lest by her continual coming she weary me.
Page 100 - ... which are these ; Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness, idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, emulations, wrath, strife, seditions, heresies, envyings, murders, drunkenness, revellings, and such like: of the which I tell you before, as I have also told you in times past, that they which do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God.
Page 101 - Let nothing be done through strife or vain -glory; but in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves.
Page 301 - By terrible things in righteousness wilt thou answer us, O God of our salvation; chapter 63:8 who art the confidence of all the ends of the earth, and of them that are afar off upon the sea...
Page 282 - Delightful task ! to rear the tender thought, To teach the young idea how to shoot, . To pour the fresh instruction o'er the mind, To breathe th' enlivening spirit and to fix The generous purpose in the glowing breast.
Page 117 - Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart and with all thy soul and with all thy mind, and thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself.
Page 259 - Hast thou no friend to set thy mind abroach ; Good Sense will stagnate. Thoughts shut up, want air, And spoil, like bales unopened to the sun.

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